Hapur was announced as a district named Panchsheel Nagar’ on Sep 28, 2011 by Hon. Chief Minister Km. Mayawati and in the month of July 2012 Hon. Chief Minister Sh. Akhilesh Yadav changed the name to ‘Hapur District’.
Hapur is a city with a population of 13,28,322 and noted as manufacturing hub of making Stainless Steel Pipes and Tubes. Hapur is also famous for papads, paper cones and tubes. Situated about 60 km from the capital of India New Delhi.
The national highway 24 connecting Delhi-Lucknow also passes from the city. It was earlier known as `Haripur`. The city comes under Delhi-NCR region