General Information -Haldwani ( Uttarakhand, Nainital )
Haldwani is located in the Bhabhar Region, It has historically been a trading post and then a hub between the hilly regions of Kumaon and the Indo-Gangetic Plain.Haldwani is an important commercial hub. It is home to one of the largest vegetable, fruit and foodgrain markets in Northern India i.e Kumaon. Being the gateway to most of Kumaon and parts of Garhwal, it it is an important revenue center of Uttarakhand based on its advantageous location as a base depot for goods in transit to the hills. The Gaula river is exploited for a large quantity of boulders, sand and gravels every year, and forms an important revenue source for both the government and local business.