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Amargarh, Punjab

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Country  India
Elevation  254 m (833 ft)
PIN  144513
Area code  01823
State  Punjab
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Population  1,451 (2011)
Government body  Gram panchayat
Amargarh, Punjab
District  Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar

Amargarh (Punjabi: ਅਮਰਗੜ੍ਹ) is a village in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district of Punjab State, India. It is located 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) away from postal head office Musapur, 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from Rahon, 4.2 kilometres (2.6 mi) from district headquarter Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and 95 kilometres (59 mi) from state capital Chandigarh. The village is administrated by Sarpanch an elected representative of the village.


Map of Amargarh, Punjab 144513


As of 2011, Amargarh has a total number of 293 houses and population of 1451 of which 740 include are males while 711 are females according to the report published by Census India in 2011. The literacy rate of Amargarh is 78.36%, higher than the state average of 75.84%. The population of children under the age of 6 years is 134 which is 9.24% of total population of Amargarh, and child sex ratio is approximately 861 as compared to Punjab state average of 846.

Most of the people are from Schedule Caste which constitutes 46.86% of total population in Amargarh. The town does not have any Schedule Tribe population so far.

As per the report published by Census India in 2011, 432 people were engaged in work activities out of the total population of Amargarh which includes 408 males and 24 females. According to census survey report 2011, 98.15% workers describe their work as main work and 1.85% workers are involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.


The village has a Punjabi medium, co-ed upper primary school founded in 1977. The schools provide mid-day meal which prepared in School premises as per Indian Midday Meal Scheme. The school provide free education to children between the ages of 6 and 14 as per Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act.


Industrial Training Institute for women (ITI Nawanshahr) is 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) away from the village and Amardeep Singh Shergill Memorial college Mukandpur, Sikh National College Banga, KC Engineering College and Doaba Khalsa Trust Group Of Institutions are the nearest colleges.


Kariha and Nawanshahr railway station are the nearest train station however, Garhshankar Junction railway station is 17 kilometres (11 mi) away from the village. Sahnewal Airport is the nearest domestic airport which located 58 kilometres (36 mi) away in Ludhiana and the nearest international airport is located in Chandigarh also Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport is the second nearest airport which is 151 kilometres (94 mi) away in Amritsar.


Amargarh, Punjab Wikipedia

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