• Aligarh
  • Locks and Hardware

    Locks and Hardware

    The locks manufactured in Aligarh are immensely popular all over the country. Padlocks, door locks, multi slot, bicycle locks, multipurpose locks, etc. are produced in the district. Locks and hardware production is the cottage industry here.


    Aligarh is an important business center of Uttar Pradesh ant it is well known as the city of locks in India. Due to the easy of availability of the raw materials and power supply, Aligarh has emerged as good business centre. Aligarh locks are exported across the world. In 1890, local enterpreneurs initiated production of locks on a small scale here. Today, the city holds thousands of manufacturers, exporters and suppliers involved in the brass, bronze, iron and aluminum industries. The different processes of lock-making are carried out in different units. Aligarh has several popular landmarks. Few of them are Aligarh fort, Khereshwar Temple, Teerthdham Mangalayatan Mandir etc.

    • Tehsils


    • Blocks


    • Village


    • Registered
      Industrial Units


    • Small Industries


    • Locks Industry
    • Brass Hardware and sculpture Industry
    • Wheat Flour
    • Metal Industry
    • Agro based
    • Jute & jute
    • Zinc Die Industry
    • Wood/wooden based furniture
    • Timber Industry
    • Metal based (Steel Fab.)
    • Engineering units
    • Electrical machinery and transport equipment
    • Repairing & servicing
    • Applique
    • Carpets & durries

    The culture for the city provides best handicraft artist and cottage manufactures to promote art and handicraft items of Aligarh to entire India. The artisans in Aligarh provide best design ivory sculptures, leather good, woodcraft along with traditional clothes and materials.