Govind Nagar is a southern neighbourhood of Kanpur named after Govind Vallabh Pant as he inaugurated this locality. It was the largest Vidhan Sabha constituency in Asia until Kidwai Nagar Vidhan Sabha constituency was formed. It is surrounded by Fazalganj and Pratapganj in the north, Dada Nagar and Barra in the west, Bakarganj and Kidwai Nagar in the east, Juhi and Tulsi Vihar in the south. It is large area comprising Halkawanda Colony, Param Purwa, Saket Nagar, and Kanjar Purwa. Govindpuri Railway Station is located in Govind Nagar and Jhakarkatti Bus station 4 km east.
Govind Nagar has a sector Shopping Place in its heart or central area called GN Market or Govind Nagar Market.Many national and international outlets are present here.