Nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas, Dehradun is one of the oldest cities of India and is the Capital of the newly created Uttarakhand State. Also known as the Adobe of Drona. The headquarters of many National Institutes and Organizations like ONGC, Survey Of India, Forest Research Institute, Indian Institute of Petroleum, etc are located in the city. Some of the premier educational and Training Institutes like Indian Miltary Academy, RIMC(Rashtriya Indian Military College), Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy(IGNFA), Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration(LBSNAA), etc are also there in Dehradun. It is a favored tourist destination as it attracts tourists, pilgrims, and enthusiasts from various walks of life to its serene environs. Add to this the abundance of special Basmati rice, tea, and leech gardens which contribute to turning the city into a paradise.