Rohtak is a developing city in the Indian state of Haryana. It is a part of the National Capital Region and also functions as the administrative headquarter of the Rohtak district. The ancient Vedas record the name of this city as Rohtashgarh, which, over a period of time, got modified to its modern name. The city is dotted with ancient ruins that are considered to be from the Indus Valley Civilization. The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation or HSIIDC has developed an Industrial Model Township at Rohtak which houses multiple MNCs like Maruti Suzuki, Asian Paints, Coca-Cola Plant, Nippon Carbide, Super Gas, Suzuki Motorcycle, HITech Plast, Lotte India Corporation Limited, Amul Dairy, Shivam Autotech Ltd., Vita Milk Plant, etc. The city is being strategically developed so that it is selected as a smart city in the future with new residential areas, a healthy environment, and well-maintained roads. A few areas of tourist interest in and around Rohtak are Gurudwara Manji Sahib Lakhan Majra, Rohtak Zoo and Tilyar Lake.
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