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DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਦੇਖੋ
The setup is as under:
 
Area :    2209 Sq. Kms
Population :   894854 (Census 2001 Provisional Statistics)
Medical Institutions :    Civil Hospital = 1
Rural Hospitals = 2
CHC = 5
PHC = 2
Mini PHC = 18
Dispenceries = 51
Subcenter = 124
Veternary Institutions :    Civil Vet Hospitals = 54
Civil Vet Dispenceries = 79
Cattle Census :    Cows = 2639000
Buffalows = 6170700
Poultry = 11456800
Education:    Arts, Science, Commerce & Home Science Colleges = 07
Engineering Tech. & Architecture College = 05
Government Polytechnic = 01
Teachers Training Colleges (B.Ed.) = 11
Senior Secondary Schools = 67
High Schools = 83
Middle Schools = 88
Primary Schools = 338
Pre Primary School = 01
ETT Institutes (DIET) = 01
Tech Indus. Art Craft School = 02
Aided School = 11
Local Bodies:    Market Committees = 07
Rest House & Dak Bunglaws = 14
Co-op Agri Service Societies = 160
Other Co-op Societies = 418
Total Co-op Societies = 578
Banking Sector:    State Bank of India = 14
State Bank of Patiala = 8
Punjab National Bank = 17
Other Commercial Banks = 86
Co-op Banks = 47
Private Banks = 9
Total Banks =161
Miscellaneous :    No of Panchayats = 337
No of Post Offices = 133
No of Telegram offices = 1
No of Tel Exchanges = 38
No of STD/PCO = 887
No of Telephone Connections = 55262
No of Stadiums = 11
Agricultural Area :    Irrigated Area = 196600 Hec.
Net Area = 99800 Hec.
Area Under Forest = 20.00 Sq. Km
Total %age gross cropped area to total cropped area is = 99.80%
Rural Water Supply :    322 Villages in this district have been covered under water supply scheme.