Kalyanpur is a small town and railway station in Uttar Pradesh, India. Located about 15 km from Kanpur, on the Grand Trunk Road towards Delhi, it is effectively a suburb of Kanpur. The Post Office is spelled Kalyanpur, while British records often have it as Kullianpur.
After Indian Independence this area has become one of the overcrowded areas of Kanpur. The suburb of Kalyanpur lies in the North Kanpur. The suburb covers a large area and consists of several large and small areas. The main areas are Indira Nagar, Avas Vikas Colonies, Navsheel Dham, Shivli road, Bithoor Road, Guba Gardens, Mirzapur, Bara Sirohi and proper Kalyanpur. Avas Vikas Colonies and Navsheel Dham are new colonies and are moderately planned. The proper Kalyanpur area consists of mostly single storey houses situated in a congested manner.
The area of Indira Nagar is one of the cleanest and greenest areas of Kanpur. It is situates 1.5 km north of Kalyanpur. Though the area has its own post office it is considered as a part of the Kalyanpur suburb. Buddha Park built by Mayawati is located in Indira Nagar. It is the largest park in whole of the city.
It hosts several educational institutions including the National Sugar Institute. The World famous technological institute IIT Kanpur campus is also situated nearby. The Kanpur University is also located here.