||Haryana, the “Green land of India” came into being on November 1st 1966. The state is bounded by Uttar Pradesh in east, Punjab in west, Himachal Pradesh in north and Rajasthan in south. National Capital Territory of Delhi forms an enclave into the eastern
border of Haryana .The Fertile state can be divided into two natural areas viz., sub-Himalayan Terai and Indo-Gangetic Plain. Haryana has no perennial river. The climate of Haryana is of a pronounced character-very hot in summer and markedly cold in winter.
|Haryana has a proud history going back to the Vedic age .The state was the home of the legendry Bharata dynasty, which has given the
name “Bharat” to India. Haryana is immortalised in the great epic Mahabharata. Kurukshetra, the scene of the epic battle
between the kaurvas and the Pandavas is situated in Haryana. The state continued to play a leading role in the history of India till
the advent of Muslim and the rise of Delhi as the imperial capital of India. This state has an agriculture based economy; it also has
a very sound industrial base. Haryana produces the largest number of tractors in the country. Panipat has earned the reputation of being
the “Weaver’s city” of India for its exquisite hand-tufted woolen carpets and colourful handloom products.
Agriculture is the mainstay of more than 75 per cent population in Haryana. Rice, Wheat, Jowar, Bajra, Maize, Barley and pulses, sugarcane, cotton, oilseed and potato are the major crops of the state.