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The Doon Valley
Year Book 2013
Know the Beautiful Doon Valley
Dehradun is a appropriate place to live and inculcate values. Some of the well-known
places and academy here are known to world for thier excellence
To give insight to people who do not know about Dehradun, read on for enlightment:
- Educational Hub :
Since ages, education at Dehradun is considered to be quality education. Dehradun
is home to some of India's most ancient and elite educational institutions. The
Doon School, St. Joseph's Academy, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Rashtriya Indian Military
College, St. Thomas' College, Welham Girls School and Welham Boys School are considered
to be some of India's most prestigious and well performing schools.
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Forest Research Institute and Indian
Military Academy are some of the names known for their excellence in education.
It is also home to many different religious schools as well as public schools. Yoga,
Ayurveda and meditation also have a great influence in Dehradun.
- Ethical Hub :
Dehradun is also well renowned for Indian Administrative Service (IAS) training
and military services. The Indian Military Academy (IMA), a premier institution
for training the nation's military officers, is located here. In addition, other
national foundations like Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Survey of India, Indian
Institute of Remote Sensing and Indian Institute of Petroleum are also located here.
Two Defence Research and Development Organisation labs, namely the Defence Electronics
Application Laboratory and Instruments Research and Development Establishment are
also located in the city.
- Economic Growth :
Dehradun has a per capita income close to $2400 (national average $800), and has
enjoyed strong economic growth in the last 20 years. Dehradun today has experienced
a commercial and information technology boom, amplified by the establishment of
Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and various SEZs (special economic zones)
throughout the city. The construction of the Delhi-Dehradun four lane highway will
enable more economic development. Paltan bazar and Rajpur road are the economic
heart of business in Dehradun. There are also 3 multiplexes situated namely Glitz
cinemas near ISBT, Vikas Mall and Silvercity Multipex in rajpur road.
- Notable Personalities :
- Abhinav Bindra, National Level shooter
- Ramachandra Guha, Historians and writers
- Sardar Mohammed Aziz Khan, Diplomat
- Udita Goswami, Actress
- Sardar Shah Mahmud Khan, Politician
- Shriya Saran, Actress
- Mohammed Nadir Shah, Ex-King of Afghanistan
- Vandana Shiva, Physicist
- Meenakshi Thapar, Actress
- Sardar Wali, Ambassadors and Ministers
Dehradun is well connected to rest of the part of India and world via air, land
and rails. The place is ideal for living and get quality education