Greater Noida Notified Area - 38000 Ha Comprising 124 villages (308 km 2) Noida's infrastructure was carefully laid out, but the 1990s saw huge growth in the Indian economy. Migration to cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore exceeded planning estimates.
The river is entirely rainfed and has a catchment area of 7,083 square kilometres (2,735 sq mi). It flows between Ganges and Yamuna rivers for 400 kilometres (250 mi) through Muzaffarnagar District, Meerut District, Baghpat District, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida before it joins Yamuna river just outside Delhi.
The Uttar Pradesh forest department has decided not to notify six areas adjoining Greater Noida’s Surajpur wetland as wetlands. The UP government, in an affidavit to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday, said that the six areas are merely low-lying areas and do not qualify as a wetland.