Did you know Noida is actually a short form of 'New Okhla Industrial Development Authority'? Noida is part of India's national capital territory of Delhi and a planned city, established in 1976. The city was designed to ease the stress on Delhi, which was growing quickly during the 1970s. Today, Noida is a special economic zone and is also one of the richest urban bodies in the country. Noida also has an extensive green cover, with more than 50% of the space covered by trees, giving it the tag of India's greenest city.
Noida is located in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Budh Nagar district and has been consistently ranked the best city in the state in terms of living standards and housing conditions. Noida has also been ranked as one of the best cities in India for realty development. Today, Noida is an emerging destination for information technology, financial services, pharma, insurance, and FMCG companies. This is aided by the city's proximity to the capital Delhi, a large pool of well-trained workers, excellent infrastructure and high standard of living.
Noida has one of the best infrastructures of any city in India. The city is blessed with wide tree lined roads built in a grid pattern and a decent metro rail system. The nearest railway stations are located in Anand Vihar and Ghaziabad. The closest airport is located in Delhi, which is the Indira Gandhi International Airport.