About Rajpura

Rajpura is located in Patiala district of Punjab. This city is well known for its large scale industries and historical importance making it a unique city of Punjab. Rajpura serves as a gateway to Punjab while you visit Ludhiana, Patiala, Ambala or Chandigarh. From enjoying the colorful festivals of Punjab like Baisakhi, Lohri to eating some finger licking delicious Punjabi food, a trip to Rajpura will never disappoint you. The best time to see Rajpura would be during autumn and spring season.

About Rajpura
Rajpura Railway Station

History of Rajpura

Rajpura town was founded by Akbar famous minister namely Raja Todar Mal. This city finds its mention in the history as founder of the Suri Dynasty, Emperor Sher Shah Suri also known as The Lion King, built a "Sarai" (Inn) in Rajpura for his army and travellers to rest when ever he passed through this city. It was built between 1540 and 1545. This more than 450-years-old Sarai is still stands bold with a portion of it in shambles. It is presently occupied as offices of SDM, Tehsildar and DSP of police. The development of this city occured in three phases. One is Rajpura Township , the second is old Rajpura and third is development surrounding the township and along highways. The development of this town started along the railway line and on both sides of old G.T.Road which is now referred as old abadi. The Rajpura township was built to rehabilitate migrated people from Pakistan province of Bahawalpur. Establishment of Industrial Focal Point, fuel market Industrial Estate in 1963, and Urban Estate in 1970 also helped in the development of this city.

Geography of Rajpura

Rajpura is located at longitude of 30.48°N and latitude of 76.6°E with an average elevation of 259 metres (849 feet). It is located about 38 km away from Chandigarh, the capital city of Punjab and 26 kms away from its district city Patiala. Other major cities like Ambala is situated 22 km away and Ludhiana 80 km away. This city is the centre point between Delhi and Amritsar on NH-1 as both of these cities are located at a distance of 225 km from Rajpura in opposite directions. The total area of Rajpura is 18.26 sq.km. The total population of Rajpura is 92,659 as per 2011 census but after including some villages like islampur, pilkhani, neelpur and dhamoli , within its municipal limits, the population rose to 112,193 with males constituting 53% of the population while females comprise 47% of the total population. The average literacy rate of this city is 81 % which is way above the national literacy rate.

Economy of Rajpura

Profile of Rajpura
Industrial Units

Rapura is a major industrial town in Punjab. It has the largest grain market in the region and is also the second largest market of Asia, acquiring about 150 acres of area which comprises more than 290 shops.There are many Small Scale Industries in Rajpura and together they have formed a union named Rajpura Small Scale Industries Associations. There are many large-scale industries as well like Bunge India P Ltd, HUL, Alliance Metaliks Integrated Ltd, Siel Chemicals Limited, Sahni Chemicals, Amber Enterprises Limited and many more. L&T has also entred into the power generation segment as a developer. Rajpura is a hub of rice shellers, door closers, biomass briquette machinery, household manufacturers, soap factories, steel works and biscuit machines industry. This town is also known for its quality furniture since 1976 and some of it is even exported to different countries.
Most of these industries are located in the focal point.

Vardhman Industries Limited
Address : No. 223/ G. H. -6, Meera Bagh, Paschim Vihar
New Delhi (India) - 110087
Mobile : +(91) - 9313904878
+(91) - 9873232578
Phone : +(91) - (11) - 32568055
Call Us : 08048079342
http://www.vardhman-industries.com

Jasbir Industries
Chandigarh Road, Opposite
Bhabat Petrol Pump
Rajpura , Punjab
140 401 , IndiaMobile : +(91) 98551 40486
+(91) 97803 00086
+(91) 98552 40486
+(91) 98155 40486Phone : +(91)-(1762) 232757
Fax : +(91)-(1762)-232857
Email : jdtc0086@yahoo.in
http://www.jasbirindustries.com/

Modern Industries
D-16, Rajpura H O, Rajpura - 140401, Focal Point
+(91)-1762-500732
+(91)-9316434717

Administration in Rajpura

This city is a Municipal Council city in district of Patiala in Punjab. The city is parted into 25 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Municipal Council of this city has to administer over 19,352 houses to which it has to supply basic amenities like sewerage and water. Not only this, It can also build roads and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction. Rajpura has chosen INC member Hadyal Singh Kamboj during the recent lok sabha elections making him the MP of Rajpura. This city also has a judicial court to look into matters of Law and order. The address and names of the judges in the Rajpura court is listed below.

Divisional Commissioner, Patiala
91-(0)175 - 2311324
91-(0)175 - 2212052
http://www.patiala.nic.in/

SDM Rajpura
91-(0)1762, 223000
240240

Healthcare Services in Rajpura

Rajpura is doing well to safeguard the health of its residents. It has contributions from both Rajpura government as well as private operators playing a very important role in providing health care facilities. It has a government hospital and many private hospitals as well as nursing homes. These hospitals are well equipped to help in emergency cases. Not only this, there are speciality departments in theses hospitals with good qualifies doctors specialising in that particular area. Yoga is also a good way to in good health. Rajpura has art of living centre in the city where they teach Yoga. All the hospitals in Rajpura and Yoga centres are listed below.

Hospitals in Rajpura
Healthcare

Wings Multispeciality Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-500702, +(91)-8284886910
Address: Bhogla Road,
Rajpura - 140401

Gian Sagar Dental College & Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-520025, +(91)-9876002469
Address: Rajpura - 140401,
Ram Nagar

Neelam Hospital & Maternity Home
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-228200, +(91)-9814040489
Address: 15-16-E, Rajpura - 140401,
Gobind Colony

Guru Nanak Mission Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-222622, 227800
Address: Guru Nanak Cplx, Sirhind Rd,
Rajpura - 140401,
Sham Ngr,Patiala

Gursagar Homoeopathic Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-9815659513, +(91)-1762-223313, 225513
Address: Patiala Chandigarh Bypass, Rajpura - 140401,
Near Railway Crossing,
Dhamoli,Scholar Public School,
Shaheed Udham Singh Colony

DR Seema Gupta Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-226534
Address: H No 7/9, Adarsh Colony,
Rajpura - 140401

Dhir Eye Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-9463048496
Address: Old Court Road,
Rajpura - 140401

Mahesh Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-240551
Address: Bhoglan Road,
Rajpura - 140401

Dinesh Children Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-240190
Address: H-5/5, Adarsh Nagar Colony,
Rajpura - 140401,
Near Dr Sarla Hospital

DR Shyam Singh Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-9815138819
Address: H No 9-A, Guru Nanak Colony,
Rajpura - 140401

Neelam Hospital & Maternity Home
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-428200
Address: H No 10-D, Gobind Colony,
Rajpura - 140401

ESI Hospital
Category: Hospital
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-224293
Address: Rajpura - 140401

Patanjali Yog Samiti
Category: Yoga centre
Phone Number: +(91)-9876623600
Address: L-3, Near Bharat Gas Agencies,
Rajpura - 140401,
Gandhi Colony

The Art Of Living
Category: Yoga centre
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-501276, +(91)-9888602276
Address: Hno 2313, Rajpura - 140401,
Nr Arya Samaj,
Rajpura Town

Travel Agents in Rajpura

Rajpura is a important commercial centre of Punjab with many industrial activities located in the city. Other important cities of Punjab likee Patiala, Ludhiana, Ambala are located within a radius of 75 kms. Thus, there are many people travelling back and forth to these cities from Rajpura. There are many travel agents in Rajpura that have their own buses and they help you get your tickets. These days, flight booking, train booking are all done with help of these tavel agents. all the travel agents in Rajpura are listed below:

Indo Canadian Transport
Phone Number: +(91)-9216766800
Address: Rajpura - 140401
www.indocanadiantransport.com

Kathuria Air Travels
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-501150, +(91)-9888266350
Address: Shop No-1454,
Rajpura - 140401,
Mahavir Market

Holidaywala Dot Net
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-500000, +(91)-9876002669
Address: Sco-2019/4, Ksm Road,
Rajpura - 140401

Shri Ram Taxi Service
Phone Number: +(91)-9416020517
Address: Rajpura - 140401,
Near Rajpura Bus Stand

Vohra Online
Phone Number: +(91)-9814518101
Address: Rajpura Town, Gandhi Colony,
Rajpura - 140401,
Near Pachranga Chowk

Kaplish International Education Consultant
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-500982, +(91)-9888261382
Address: Rajpura,
Old Court Rd,
Rajpura - 140401

Gemini Travels
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-223298, +(91)-9780877698
Address: 7-B, Rajpura - 140401,
Gurdwara Market,
Near Dawat Vegetarian Restaurant

Neeldhari Travels
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-232990, +(91)-9815307672
Address: B-1/417, Kalka Road,
Rajpura - 140401,
Near Baba Ram Dev Shop

travelers247.com
Phone Number: +(91)-8196000247
Address: 3, Rajpura - 140401,
Near Rajpura Town
www.travelers247.com

Indo Canadian Tpt Co
Phone Number: +(91)-9216483083
Address: Eagle Motors,
Rajpura - 140401

Gurdev Assoc
Phone Number: +(91)-9417092206
Address: Gowshala Rd,
Rajpura - 140401

Swastik
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-500039, +(91)-9417399099
Address: Sco-2, Rajpura - 140401,
Mahadev Mkt,
Nr Central Bank

Thakural Travels & Immigration Consultants
Phone Number: +(91)-1762-4669997, +(91)-9877034566
Address: Sco 66-67,2nd Flr,
Rajpura - 140401,
Sector 8c

Ginni Tour & Travels
Phone Number: +(91)-9316874784, 9216501635
Address: Shop No-36, Patiala Road,
Rajpura - 140401,
Gurdwara Neelpura Market

Emergency Services in Rajpura

Basic services in Rajpura
Emergency

Rajpura is well equipped to serve in case of any emergency. It has about 2 police stations and 5 Police Posts at various locations in the city including the bus stand. Apart from this, it also has a fire station to rescue in case of fire emergency. Rajpura has a blood bank in A P Jain hospital in case of blood requirement. All these services are getting better day by day to serve the people of the city more efficiently.

Kasturba Police Station
Category: Police Department
Address: Nilpur, Rajpura,
Punjab 140401

Police Station ( Bus Stand )
Category: Police Department
Address: Mohinder Ganj,
Rajpura,
Punjab 140401

Trafiic Police Office
Category: Police Department
Address: NH 64, Nilpur,
Rajpura,
Punjab 140401

Police Thana
Category: Police Station
Address: Nilpur, Rajpura,
Punjab 140401

Fire Service Station
Category: Fire Station
Phone Number: (1762) 224101
Address: Muncipal Committee Building,
Patiala Road,
Rajpura- 140401
Near Prakash Kunj Bhawan

AP Jain Hospital Blood bank,
Category: Blood bank
Address: Rajpura

Sports in Rajpura

Rajpura is doing well in sport field as well with many training centres and good coaches working hard. PACE is one of the cricket coaching centres in Rajpura which is fully equipped. The team works under the guidance of Mr. Jaspreet Singh who is NIS Qualified and Internationally Certified. Anyone from 10yrs. upto 25yrs can train at the centre. This academy has several training nets, a central grass pitch, cemented pitches, a fitness club, fully equipped cricket kits for players, and many other facilities for the trainees. Matches and tournaments are organised quite often for players to get exposure and practice. Many teams from other cities and countries have also played with the academy team. Other than this, Rajpura also has a martial arts institute known as Rajpura taekwondo institute which is about 25 years old. They have good facilities and best coaches for training. Rajpura also has a sports club by the name Maharana Pratap sports club which has good facilities for all sports arena. The address and contact of both institutes are mentioned below.

Rajpura taekwondo institute
Category: Martial Arts coaching
Address: Nr neelpura govt elemientry school
rajpura
Phone Number: +91-9595435548

Pace academy

Category: Cricket coaching
Address: #2, Ghuman Colony,
Near 22 no. crossing patiala
Patiala, India
Phone Number: 098729 22629

Maharaja Partap Sports Club
Category: Sports club
Address: Village Name: Gardi Nagar
Block Name: Rajpura
District: Patiala
State: Punjab
Phone Number: +91-97815-98080

Entertainment in Rajpura

Rajpura doesn't have many options for entertainment except for few movie theatres where you can go and enjoy a good movie while grabbing some freshly made popcorn. Other than this, there is nothing much to do in the city.The address of all the movie thetres in Rajpura is listed below:

Alpes Cinema
Address: Shyam Nagar,
Patiala District,
Rajpura, Punjab

Navyug Cinema
Address: Urban Estate, Patiala District,
Rajpura, Punjab

Society in Rajpura

NGOs in Rajpura
NGOs

Rajpura has many non governmental organizations working for the benfit of the society. Some are helping by providing them education while some by just providing them a shelter to live in. Some of them are focussed on upliftment of the women of the society while some are more inclined for upliftment of small children. Rajpura has the only orphanage of North India known as SOS. The address and contact of all these NGO's and Orphanages are listed below.

Social Economic Nd Educational Development Society
Category: NGO
Address: 2191, Near Pachranga Chowk,
Lakkar Mandi,
Rajpura Town-140401

Sant Baba Waryam Singh Memorial Educational Charitable Trust
Category: NGO
Address: Bhai Daya Singh Memorial Public School,
near Karan farm,
Patiala bye pass,
Rajpura, 140401

Jaagriti Public Welfare And Development Society
Category: NGO
Address: 2503, Gujranwala mohalla,
Ward no. -2, Rajpura,
Distt. Patiala.

Saraswati Gramin Vikas Sewa Trust
Category: NGO
Address: Vill. Said Kheri,
Distt. Patiala
Rajpura Punjab-, India

Shri Brij Rasik Welfare Society
Address: Ward No. 12, Ganesh Nagar, Rajpura Town,
Patiala Rajpura
Punjab-, India

Little Hope Foundation
Address: H.No. 2732, Ward-2, Rajpura,
Teh. Rajpura
Rajpura Punjab
India

Democratic Youth Organization For Development

Address: Vpo Ajrawar, Tehsil Rajpura , Block Ghanour,
District Patiala ,Punjab 147001
Rajpura Punjab-
India

Sai Welfaretechnical Education Research And Development Society
Address: 9-A, Kanika Gardens,
Rajpura - 140401 Rajpura
Punjab-, India

SOS Children's Village
Address: Near ITI (BOYS), Distt.-Patiala
Rajpura-140401
Punjab
Phone Number: (01762) 225133
Mobile. 09569707990
Email: rakesh.sinha@soscvindia.org,
rajpura.cv@soscvindia.org

Transport in Rajpura

Chandigarh airport is the closest airport to Rajpura located about 33 kms away. You can then hire a taxi or catch a bus to reach Rajpura. Rajpura has a railway junction within the city premises and it is a major junction. Thus, most trains going to other important cities in Punjab pass through it. The frequency of Buses to Rajpura is also quite good with certain number of buses running daily from Chandigarh, Patiala and Ludhiana. Read More......................

Localities of Rajpura

Rajpura, the biggest tehsil of Punjab has about 295 villages under its municipal limits. The city can be segregated into three parts. One is Old Rajpura, the second is Rajpura Township and third is Focal Point. The Township was built to rehabilitate people who had migrated from Pakistani province of Bhawalpur post independence. A major portion of the people residing in township of Rajpura are Bhawalpuris. They have now made their mark in Rajpura town and are running businesses in the township, including that of rice shellers in new grain market and commission agent. Rajpura has many big colonies. Bharat Colony, Bansal Colony, New Sbs Colony, Guru Amar Dass Colony, Guru Angad Dev Colony, Vachitar Nagar, Ganesh Nagar are some of the prime residential areas of Rajpira in Punjab.



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