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The City
Located in the heart of Doaba region, Jalandhar, the former capital of Punjab has an urban populace of a million, and another million reside in the rural areas outside the city. It has many historic monuments with the most famous being mausoleum of Iman Nasir, the fort at Phillaur, a Shiv Mandir which belongs to Lodhi era and the Gurudwara at Kartarpur.

Jalandhar enjoys the status of being the world's biggest producer of leather tool pouches and aprons with major US and European customers purchasing from factories in Jalandhar. The city is well known for its sports industry, biggest printing industry in the country, and as a leading manufacturer of surgical tools.

Today, the city is a highly industrialized centre and a home to number of manufacturing units. It is also known to be the prime area of Punjab which has maximum Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). This has made it a well-off and modern city.

Catering to the demanding educational requirements of its citizens, Jalandhar has some major educational institutions including DAV Institute of Engineering and Technology, the Punjab Technical University, Apeejay Institute of Management, Guru Nanak Dev University Regional Campus, and Lyallpur Khalsa College, Doaba College.

The city is a home to the famous engineering college, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, which looks after to provide high quality education in Engineering and technology to nurture competent technical manpower for India.

The city is the biggest market for agricultural products and has gained famed for its sports goods, leather and textile industries sited on the Nakodar Chowk, Galleria would represent an ideal blend of office spaces, shopping arcades, food court, a broad range of restaurants and coffee corners to suit every taste bud along with a ample parking space.

Jalandhar city is well served by great network of roads. Jalandhar-Moga road is the most significant road of the region, as it links Doaba and Malwa areas of Punjab.

Talking about satellite towns in Jalandhar, Phagwara is a leading of all and an industrial focal point with known cloth manufacturing units and sugar mills. This is also one of the most sought after international shopping centers. Goraya is another satellite town engaged in production of fodder chopping machines. It is much popular as "toka town" of India.

Power is essential to Jalandhar's industrial and agriculture sectors and the city has been putting its best efforts towards expanding and bolstering its power infrastructure to cater to the rising consumer demand in different sectors of the economy.



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