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Chandigarh

CAPITAL  CHANDIGARH
AREA IN Sq. km 114
PRINCIPAL LANGUAGES HINDI, PUNJABI

 

INFRASTRUCTURE

Number of Bank Branches : 109

Railway Route Per '000 Sq. Km. of Area : 110 Km.

State of Economy: The territory has 3,047 hectares of cultivable land. The irrigated area is about 2,740 ha. Wheat, maize, and paddy are the major crops. The forest covers 27 percent of the area. The length of national highway is 34.38 km (two lane). There are 15 large and medium scale industrial units in Chandigarh, out of which two are public sector undertakings. More than 2,600 units are registered under smallscale sector. Chandigarh gets 3.5 percent share of the total power generated in Bhakra Complex.

Universities: Punjab universities, Chandigarh: Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh.

Place of Tourist Attraction: Rose Garden, Rock garden, Shanti Kunj, Lake, Museum, Art Gallery, Capital Complex and National Gallery of Portraits.

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES/CROPS/MINERALS

Industries : Electric Metres, Cycle, Free Wheels & Rims,Antibiotics, Hosiery and Knitting Machine Needles, Wool Tops, Consumer Goods.

Crops : Wheat, Maize and Paddy.