List of First in India

By: Vivek

List of First in India

List of First in India with place/City

First in IndiaPlace/City
India’s First Railway UniversityNational Rail and Transport


University (NRTU) Vadodara, Gujarat

India’s First National Sports



India’s First Design UniversityWorld University of Design, Sonipat,



India’s First Textile UniversitySurat, Gujarat
India’s First National Park of IndiaJim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand.
India’s First Defense Industrial ParkOttappalam in Palakkad district of



India’s First Dog ParkHyderabad, Telangana
India’s First Insect MuseumTamil Nadu Agricultural University


campus in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

India’s First Civil Aviation ParkAhmedabad, Gujarat
India’s First Space ParkBengaluru, Karnataka
India’s first Gender ParkKozhikode, Kerala
India’s first technology parkThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
India’s First Digital StateKerala
India’s First to achieve total digital



First District to achieve a 100%


literacy rate

Ernakulam district, Kerala
First Indian state to achieve 100


percent primary education

India’s First Digital DistrictNagpur, Maharashtra

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India’s First Digital VillageAkodara, Sabarkantha district of



India’s First cashless islandKarang (lake island) Manipur
India’s first cashless villageDhasai village in Thane district,



India’s First e-assembly constituency


of the country

Palampur Assembly Constituency of


Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh

First in India to call attention and


adjournment motions and proposals online

First-ever Indian Institute of SkillsKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
India’s First Union Territory to run


100% on solar power

India’s First Cinema MuseumMumbai
India’s first music museumThiruvaiyaru, Tamil Nadu
India’s first fully organic stateSikkim
First Happiness Junction of IndiaSonepur, Bihar
India’s first online interactive


heritage portal

India’s first underground museumRashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi
First state in the country to have a


cyber police station in each district

First state to implement Right to


Information Act in India

Tamil Nadu
First state to be declared free of


open defecation

India’s first cyber-crime police



First state to pass the GST billAssam

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First state to implement Real Estate


Regulatory Authority (RERA)

India’s first MicroprocessorShakti designed by IIT Madras
India’s first multi-skills parkGlobal Skills Park, Bhopal, MP
First Tribal language to be on



India’s first Heli-taxi serviceBengaluru, Karnataka
First State to implement biofuel



First island become a district in IndiaMajuli, Assam
India’s first Tiger cellDehradun, Uttarakhand
First state to implement Direct


Benefit Transfer in Kerosene

India’s first underwater restaurantAhmedabad, Gujarat
First newspaper published in IndiaBengal Gazette
First Hindi language newspaper


published in India

Udant Martand
First City to get India’s first


underwater Metro

Kolkata Metro at Kolkata
First passenger train in India ran betweenBombay (Bori Bunder) and Thane
India’s first Wi-Fi cityKolkata, West Bengal
First nuclear reactor in IndiaApsara, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India’s first satelliteAryabhata
First Silent film to be made in IndiaRaja Harishchandra, by Dadasaheb



First Sound FilmAlam Ara directed by Ardeshir Irani
First colour film in IndiaKisan Kanya directed by Moti B.



List of First in India

First dam in IndiaKallanai Dam on Kaveri river in


Thiruchirapalli District, Tamil Nadu

First Stepwell still existingMata Bhavani’s Stepwell, Gujarat
First temple constructed from a


single rock

Kailasa temple, Ellora, Maharashtra
First true domeAlai Darwaza, Qutb complex, Delhi
First mosque in IndiaCheraman Juma Mosque in Methala,


Kodungallur Taluk, Thrissur District of Kerala

India’s first private railway stationHabibganj railway station, Bhopal,


Madhya Pradesh

India’s first solar-powered airportCochin International Airport, Kerala
India’s first cricket stadium to be


powered by solar energy

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium,


Bengaluru, Karnataka

India’s First All-Women Political



National Women’s Party (NWP)
India’s first engine-less semi-high-


speed train

Train 18
India’s first nuclear centerTarapur Atomic Power Station, Maharashtra
India’s first missilePrithvi
First Post Office opened in IndiaKolkata in 1727
India’s first banking robot‘Lakshmi’ launched by City Union



First bank of IndiaBank of Hindustan
First bank to introduce the ATM in



HSBC in 1987, Mumbai
First public bank to introduce Credit



Central Bank of India
First disabled friendly bank ATMUnion Bank of India
First Goods and Services Tax (GST)


calculator in India launched by

First white label ATM in India‘Indi cash’ launched by Tata Communications Payment Solutions Ltd in Chandrakala village in Thane, Maharashtra
First Payment Bank in IndiaAirtel Payments Bank
First Small Finance BankCapital Local Area Bank
India’s First Dolphin Research CentrePatna, Bihar

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