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About Nuh

Nuh is an important historical town that comes under Mewat district of Haryana, India. It is the district headquarters of Mewat district and is located on the Delhi-Alwar highway which is at a distance of 45km from Gurgaon. The town is known from the time of Bahadur Singh of Ghasera when salt was manufactured in the neighboring villages of the city for trading. Nuh is home to famous historical monuments and temples. Shaking Minarets, Chuhi Mal’s water pond and an ancient Lord Shiva Temple are prime attraction of this city. The town has a rich historical significance and the monuments situated here illustrate the outstanding amalgamation of Muslim and Rajput architecture of earlier times.

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Shaking Minarets of Nuh in Haryana

Geography and Climate of Nuh

The city of Nuh is located at the geographical coordinates of 28.12°N 77.02°E at an average altitude of 199meters. Located at a distance of just 70 km from the Indian Capital New Delhi, Nuh is on the south west side of Haryana. The nearby cities of Nuh include, Sohna, Taoro, Palwal, Pinangwan, Gurgaon,Faridabad, etc. The average climate here is found to be of extreme nature. Moreover, the minimum temperature recorded is between 0-1 degrees and the maximum temperature is 44 to 45 degrees.

Demography of Nuh

According to the Census 2001, the total population of Nuh was 11,038 inhabitants in which males are 53% and females are 47% of the total population. The average literacy rate of this town was 54% which is actually lower than that of the national average of 59.5%. However, the literate males are found to be 63% and educated females are 44%. Also, the population of children below the age of 6 years is 20% of the total inhabitants.

Tourist Attractions in Nuh

Nuh is home to several historical sites and tourist attractions and is frequently visited by heritage lovers. The primary attraction of this place is Shaking Minarets found at the place. These minarets are one of the rare monuments created in India because of their shaking and vibrating quality. For instance, if someone shakes those pillars situated on a minar, the other one standing within the adjoining minar will feel some vibrations automatically. The current state of these Minars is certainly not in good condition because of the deficiency of their preservation by the tourism departments. Thus, it needs to be maintained else India will lose this brilliantly made monument in the coming few years. However, the next must-see site of this place is Chui Mal’s Water Pond or Tank which is a historical water reservoir or a Masonry tank created along with a Cenotaph or a Chhatri and is carved with stunning floral drawings and figures. It is situated at the west of Nuh and is believed to be associated with Chuhi Mal.

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Chui Mal's water tank or pond

Apart from these historical monuments, there are also some other tourist attractions located near this town. One of them is the natural reservoir of Nallad, a village located under the beautiful Aravali hills at a distance of 2km from this place. This reservoir is found to be under the rocks of Aravali Hills and is always found flowing. Moreover, the well known Tomb of Sheikh Musa is at a distance of 2.5 km and is a marvelous example of Muslim and Rajput Architecture forms. The holy Lord Shiva Temple is also present here which is considered very sacred amongst the Hindu communities of this district. It is also believed that the Pandavas lived here and also drank its water in their visit during their 14 years exile.

Healthcare Services in Nuh

Talking about the healthcare infrastructure of the town, there is one private and one government hospital situated in Nuh which serves to all the medical requirements of the locals. These two hospitals are quite self sufficient for the locals as they are always available at the time when any medical aid is needed. But still, there are some more hospitals needed in the town to eliminate any trouble during emergencies. The district administration of Mewat is working to provide more good health infrastructure to their inhabitants.

General Hospital
Address: Nuh, Mewat
Contact: +919671687171, mail--akcjat@gmail.com, akcjat@yahoo.com

City Care Hospital
Address: Nuh Mewat, Delhi Alwar Road, Nuh, Gurgaon - 122107, Near Bus Stand
Contact: + (91)-9050625975, 9050820939

Banking Services in Nuh

The banking infrastructure in the town of Nuh is quite self sufficient for the inhabitants as well as the tourists visiting the place. Presently, there are 12 banks in the city to serve the financial and savings needs of the locals. These banks have been proficient in taking care of the money requirements of each individual in the city. The credit of decreasing numbers of money lenders in the town must be given to these bank branches as they cater and provide loans at minimum rates to the small and new entrepreneurs in the city.

State Bank of India (SBI)
IFSC Code: SBIN0000620
MICR Code: 122002002
Address: Tehsil Nuh, Gurgaon, Haryana PIN 122107
Contact: 01267-271210 IP-305441

Syndicate Bank
IFSC Code: SYNB0008217
MICR Code: 121025203
Address: General Hospital Road, Nuh, Distt Mewat, Haryana-122007
Contact: Phone: (01267) - 271248, email: ha.8217nuh@syndicatebank.co.in

Union Bank of India (UBI)
IFSC Code: UBIN0557960
Address: Purusharthi Market WD6SHOP No. 1716 Nuh, Mewat
Contact: Phone: 01267 - 274509, email: cbsnuh@unionbankofindia.com

Allahabad Bank
IFSC Code: ALLA0212623
MICR Code: 110010102
Address: Civil Lines Road, Main Civil Lines, Nuh, Distt Mewat, Haryana-122007
Contact: Mr. Binod Kumar Gupta- 9717021630, Mr. Mangla- 01267- 274003

Syndicate Bank
IFSC Code: SYNB0008258
MICR Code: 121025997
Address: Syndicate Bank, Lead District Office, General Hospital Road, Nuh, Distt Mewat, Haryana-122007

Gurgaon Gramin Bank
IFSC Code: GGBK0001256
MICR Code: 122842002
Address: VPO- Nuh, Distt Mewat, Haryana-122007
Contact: 01267-274725

Bank of Baroda (BOB)
MICR Code: 122012002
Address: Shop No. 32 to 37, Kedarnath Complex, Near Old Anaj Mandi, Nuh, Distt Mewat, Haryana-122007
Contact: 1800223344

Central Bank of India
IFSC Code: CBIN0284754
Address: 92, Ward No.11, Nuh, Distt Mewat, Haryana-122007
Contact: 022-22612008

IFSC Code: HDFC0002952
MICR Code: 122240002
Address: HDFC Bank Ltd., Killa No.21-2, Rithora House, Ward No-8, NR Gurgaon Gramin Bank, Delhi-Alwar RD, Nuh, Gurgaon, Haryana-122107
Contact: 99962 43333

Axis Bank
Address: B.O. Nuh, Branch Manager, the Gurgaon Central Cooperative Bank Ltd, Distt- Mewat, Haryana
Contact: 8376801231

Axis Bank
Address: B.O. Malab, Branch Manager, the Gurgaon Central Cooperative Bank Ltd, Distt- Mewat, Haryana
Contact: 8376801232

Bank of India (BOI)
IFSC Code: BKID0006747
Address: Bank of India, Nuh Branch, Ground Floor, Civil Lines, Nuh, Mewat, Haryana-122107
Contact: BR MGR 8791343749

Safety and Security in Nuh

The local Police Station at Nuh is always available for the inhabitants to avert any serious crime. The local police station has been working efficiently to decrease the number of crimes in the city and have been quite successful in doing so. That’s why the average crime rate has decreased in the recent years in Nuh. Now only some non serious crimes happen here day to day and they too are taken under control by the local police officers. No matter what the day is, these police officers always do their best to maintain discipline in the city and the inhabitants as well as the tourists visiting the town always feel safe and secure.

Supritendent of Police, Mewat
Sh. B. Satheesh Balan, IPS
Tel(Off.): 01267274616
Mob: 8930900200

Deputy Supritendent of Police, Nuh
Sh. Ashish Choudhary, HPS
Tel(Off.): 01267271202
Mob: 8930900201

Insp. Allaha Baxe
Tel(Off.): 01267271203
Mob: 8930900203

Transportation in Nuh

Nuh in Haryana
Haryana Roadways Bus Services

Being well connected to the national capital Delhi by road, Nuh is linked through high frequency bus services to the nearby states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi as well. And, it is allied to Gurgaon and Alwar by the 4 Lane state Highway- SH-13. The Rajasthan Roadways also offer the night bus services to Nuh. As it is located on the Delhi-Alwar Highway, a regular bus service is made available by Haryana as well as Rajasthan Roadways from the ISBT Delhi. However, the closest railway station to Nuh is Palwal at a distance of 32 km and Gurgaon at a distance of 45km. Further, the closest airport to this place is IGI Airport in New Delhi. Until the late 1960s, the Delhi-Gurgaon-Alwar-Jaipur Highway also passed through Mewat but in the late 1960s, a new national Highway called as NH 8 was made which now bypasses Mewat.

Thus, Nuh is an important heritage city and must be visited to explore more about India’s glorious history. The shaking minarets here will give a glimpse at the rare Indian Architectural knowledge and the other monuments will give a glimpse at the history of this place. So, Nuh is a yet another heritage town providing some basic necessary services to its locals and welcoming its tourists who come to discover India’s rich past.

Nuh at a glance

Country: India
State: Haryana
District: Mewat district
Elevation: 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total : 11,038
Languages: Haryanvi, Mewati, Hindi

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