Growth in urban areas areais very common in the current era. The growth of urban areas is more rapid in terms of aerial extend. In this context, measuring of urban growth is very important. To measure urban sprawl with the help of remote sensing and geographical information system isa Geographic Information System are very useful tooltools in the present time. The study selects urban growth of Rohtak city, which is located in the vicinity of National Capitalthe national capital of Delhi. It is located in the highly fertile agricultural land in the Gangetic Plain in India. Rohtak city has undergone rapid growth in the recent past. Therefore,, therefore the study covers 49 years (1972 – 2021) of time. Data used in the present study are SOI topo sheetToposheets, satellite imagery and Census of India. The data used for study are taken from Landsat imagery for the year 1972, 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011 and 2021.

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