Clement Town

The picturesque expanse known as Clement Town is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Dehradun in Uttarakhand away from the cacophony of city life. It is famous for housing the Great Stupa (world’s largest) along with a statue of Lord Buddha in the area nestled in the foothills of the great Himalayas surrounded by greenery. Clement Town is home to The Tibetan Children’s Home, built as an inspiration to replicate his Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama’s ‘Children’s Village’ in Tibet. It was also headquarters of Indian Military Academy’s (IMA) Joint Services Wing till 1954 after which it was shifted to Pune. The area is famous for several boarding schools, British era schools and colleges.

History of Clement Town

Clement Town derives its name from father /Padre R.C.Clement, a native of Italy who struck roots in the region around 1934. The area is also famous for Clement Town Cantonment which was set up in 1941 in course of the Second World War as a camp to house Prisoners of War.

About Clement Town

Geography of Clement Town

With a pleasant and cool climate throughout the year, Clement Town is located at an altitude of 410 meters (1,350 feet) above sea level at an angle of 30.267° N 78.007° E.

Tourism in Clement Town

Clement Town attracts a large number of tourists for sheltering the Mindrolling Monastery and the Great Stupa which was reinstated from Tibet thus inaugurated on 28th October, 2015. The monastery was reinstated by Khenchen Rinpoche, Lama of Kagyu School of Tibetan Buddhism along with fellow monks since the year 1965. Mindrolling as a centre of Vajrayana Buddhism roughly translates into a ‘place of perfect emancipation’ in Tibetan.

About Clement Town

Renowned for its architectural splendor, Mindrolling Monastery took three years to build by 50 artisans who painted and designed it. The Great Stupa which was built within the monastery in 2002 was constructed to establish world peace. It measures 100 feet in breadth and 185 feet in length. There is also a giant statue of Buddha measuring 103 feet in diameter along with shrine and prayer rooms decorated with exotic murals displaying Tibetan art in its finest forms. A 2 acre landscaped garden surrounds the Great Stupa.

Hotels in Clement Town

Hotel Lords
Address: ISBT, Turner Road, Moolchand Enclave
Majra, Dehradun-248001
Ph no: NA
Tariff: INR 3150 onwards

Hotel Crown Royale
Address: Niranjanpur, 226 Saharanpur Road,
Dehradun-248001
Ph no: 0135-2625762
Tariff: INR 1360 onwards

Hotel Softel Plaza
Address: Saharanpur Road, Mohabbewala
Dehradun-248001
Ph no: 0135-2645050
Tariff: INR 3970 onwards

Hotel Sunder Palace

Address: Majra, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2722199
Tariff: INR 1035 onwards

Hotel Viceroy Inn
Address:39/1, NH-72, Saharanpur Road
Niranjanpur Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2729995
Tariff: INR 2768 onwards

The Pearl Grand
Address: Saharanpur Road, Niranjanpur
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2720044
Tariff: INR 4336 onwards

Hotel Crown Royale
Address:226, Saharanpur Road, Niranjanpur
Dehradun -248001
Ph no: 0135-2625762
Tariff: INR 1360 onwards

Hotel Sun Park Inn
Address: ITBP Road, Gen Mahadeo Singh Road
Niranjanpur, Dehradun-248001
Ph no: 0135-272338
Tariff: INR 2200 onwards

Hotel Doon Castle
Address:Patel Nagar, Niranjanpur
Saharanpur Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2626166
Tariff: INR 2179 onwards

Hotel Grand Legacy
Address: Saharanpur Road, NH 72A
Dehradun-248001
Ph no: 0135-2520389
Tariff: INR 1962 onwards

Hotel Kamla Palace

Address: General Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2620579
Tariff: INR 1571 onwards

How to Reach Clement Town

The nearest airport to Clement Town is located at Jolly Grant in Dehradun at a distance of 25 kilometers away. Dehradun Railway Station connects all major cities like Delhi, Kolkata, Patna, Mumbai, Lucknow, Varanasi etc. Regular bus and cab services from Dehradun are available thus connecting Clement Town with other cities in North India; namely, Delhi, Rishikesh, Mussoorie and Haridwar.

Distance of Clement Town from major cities and towns

Delhi- Clement Town: 235 kilometers
Rishikesh-Clement Town: 43 kilometers
Haridwar- Clement Town: 54 kilometers
Kedarnath- Clement Town: 274 kilometers
Mussoorie-Clement Town: 36 kilometers
Yamunotri-Clement Town: 174 kilometers
Nainital- Clement Town: 297 kilometers

Tourist Places near Clement Town

There are in fact several places in and around Clement Town which can serve as weekend getaways. Dehradun itself has so many sightseeing options along with its neighbor town Mussoorie, located above the town at a close distance with plenty of sightseeing options.

The holy town of Rishikesh as well as Haridwar also provides limitless touring options located quite close to Clement Town in Uttarakhand.

Best Time to Visit

The ideal time to visit Clement Town is between months of November and March.

Emergencies in Clement Town

There is a police station, fire station, medical stores, ambulance service and blood banks to provide protection against basic emergencies.

Given below is a list of emergencies:

Police Station in Clement Town

Police Station
Address: ISBT, Turner Town, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: NA

Fire Service in Clement Town

Fire Station
Address: 43, Gandhi Road, Dhamawala Mohalla
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: NA

Ambulance Service in Clement Town

Surya Hospital Ambulance Service
Address: Haridwar Bypass Road, Rispnapuram
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: NA

Rewati Nursing Home Ambulance Service

Address: 94, Dehradun- Haridwar Road, Dharampur
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 09412059870

Blood Banks in Clement Town

Chaabra Blood Bank
Address: Dehradun City, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2783504

IMA Blood Bank
Address: 47, Ballupur Road, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-755010/0997191062

Chemists in Clement Town

Medical Store
Address: Bypass Road, Mothorowala Road
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 09058943106

Saini Medical Store
Address: 81, Haridwar Road, Dharampur
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 08755156616

Gupta Medical Hall
Address: 38, New Market, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-0135-2655746
Ph no: NA

Shree Sai Medical Store

Address: Race Course Road, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 09412967985

Healthcare in Clement Town

Clement Town has a few hospitals in its vicinity and they offer advanced medical treatment to patients. Given below is a list of hospitals:

Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital
Address: Patel Nagar, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-6672400

Kanishk Hospital
Address: I.S.B.T Road, Main Haridwar Bypass Road
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 09410559028

Doon Valley Hospital
Address: 55, Haridwar Road, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2621094

Food in Clement Town

Clement Town is famous for its Tibetan food and cuisine which is a hot favorite of tourists and residents. Given below is a list of restaurants :

Norjin Restaurant
Address: Clement Town, Dehradun
Uttarakhand-248002
Ph no: NA

Small Chop Restaurant
Address: I.SB.T, Turner Road, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 09719866124

Dana Paani Family Restaurant
Address: ISBT, Turner Road, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248171
Ph no: 09897590777

Café Bigrin
Address: Post Office Road, Clement Town
Subhash Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248002
Ph no: NA

Utilities and Services in Clement Town

Clement Town offers basic public services to its residents in the form of post offices, banks, gas service, petrol pumps etc. For other utilities, they might visit Dehradun and its neighborhood.

Given below is a list of utilities and services:

Post Offices in Clement Town

Clement Town Post Office
Address: Selection Board Road, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248002
Ph no: NA

Gas Service in Clement Town

Kishan Gas Agency
Address: Saharanpur Road, Majra
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248171
Ph no: NA

Satyasheel Indane Gas Agency
Address: Niranjanpur Chowk, Saharanpur Road
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2620594

Banks in Clement Town

Punjab National Bank
Address: Clement Town Cantonment
Dehradun, Infantry Division Army Complex
Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2640520
IFSC Code: PUNB0602000
MICR Code:  248024029
Branch Code: 602000

State Bank of India

Address: Turner Road, Subhash Nagar,
Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2114570
IFSC Code: SBIN0003056
MICR Code: 248002004
Branch Code: 003056

Canara Bank

Address: Turner Road, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: 0135-2640878
IFSC Code: CNRB0002444
MICR Code:  248015003
Branch Code: 002444

UCO Bank
Address: Tibetan Colony, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Ph no: 0135-2644639
IFSC Code: UCBA0002069
MICR Code: NON-MICR
Branch Code: 002069

Oriental Bank of Commerce
Address: Turner Road, Clement Town
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Ph no: 0135-2640571/2643907
IFSC Code: ORBC0100025
MICR Code: 24802204
Branch Code: 100025

Petrol Pumps in Clement Town

Petrol Pump
Address: NH72A, Majra
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248171
Ph no: NA

Indian Oil Petrol Pump
Address: GMS Road, Kaonli
Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Ph no: NA

H.P. Petrol Pump
Address: Saharanpur Road, Patel Nagar
Dehradun, Uttarakhand-248001
Ph no: NA

Clement Town Fact Files

Population: 19,634
Altitude: 410 meters
Weather: Cool and moderate climate throughout the year
Languages Spoken: Hindi
Pin Code: 248002
STD Code: 0135

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