Dhilwan in Punjab
History of DhilwanToday people of Dhilwan take immense pride over the fact that Guru Nanak, founder of Sikh Religion, had achieved enlightenment in one of its nearby towns. This town happens to be Sultanpur Lodhi, which is located just 40 kms away from Dhilwan town. It is believed that in year 1449 in small town of Sultanpur Lodhi while Guru Nanak was taking bath in one of the local rivers that he achieved enlightenment, eventually laying foundation of Sikh religion.
Economy of DhilwanDhilwan minuscule economy primarily depends on service and Industrial sector for its sustenance and revenue output. However, amongst the two Service sector clearly plays a far more dominant role in driving the economy forward. Service sector of this town primarily constitutes of banking industry, small yet study hospitality and healthcare industry and burgeoning retail industry. Each of these Service sectors oriented industries though are understandably in a very nascent stage. However, they nonetheless play a very important role in generating employment for minuscule workforce that lives in this small town. As for industrial sector is concerned, then it has more or less indirect influence on economy of this small town. Indirect because this town has no major industries as such, but substantial number of its locals are employed in industries operating in adjoining towns like Phagwara and Kapurthala. JCT mills, Sukhjit Starch mills, Oswal sugar mills are some of the prominent industrial mills operating in these two industrial towns.
Healthcare Services in DhilwanToday there are pretty decent numbers of well equipped hospitals available in small jurisdiction of Dhilwans town. For all the apparent reasons these hospitals have become the backbone of Dhilwan’s healthcare services. However, Dhilwan town’s immensely small population is also equally dependent on innumerable multispecialty hospitals operating in adjoining towns like Kapurthala, Jalandhar and Phagwara towns. All these towns are not located very far away and are very well connected to Dhilwan town. Immense proximity to all these towns coupled with good number of local hospitals means that Dhilwan’s patients are not bereft of choices. And this pleasant fact obviously augurs very well for patients of Dhilwan town. Coming to more basic services like chemist shops and general clinics, then today Dhilwan’s patients enjoy very easy access to these basic services. This is to say that this small town does have pretty good number of chemist shops and clinics. At least when you judge from standard of a small town, then their numbers can be definitely termed as good and decent. Overall, based on all the above information we can surely conclude that today Dhilwan’s patients have sufficient number of hospitals, doctors and chemist shops to rely on.
Reputed Hospitals nears KapurthalaArora Heart & General Hospital
Address: Nr Kottu Chowk, Kapurthala Ho, Kapurthala – 144601
Phone no: +(91)-1822-500100
Jawahar Children And General Hospital
Address: Near Jallaokhana, Kapurthala Ho, Kapurthala – 144601
Phone no: +(91)-9814042164
Address: Aman Nagar, Kapurthala Ho, Kapurthala – 144601
Phone no: +(91)-1822-509927
Banking Services in DhilwanToday few commercial banks are operating their branches in this small town. Dhilwan town is also home to quite a few local cooperative banks and small micro finance companies. The overall banking services today can be described as satisfactory and self sufficient, if not very impressive. At least unlike in the past today Dhilwan’s people don’t have to struggle to open a bank account or to avail affordable credit. They can be done today with absolute ease. And if few more banks do come up in coming years then banking services will get only further easy and better for locals here.
Address: Ground Floor, Village Dhilwan, Dist. Kapurthala, Punjab - 144804
Phone no: 01822 - 273020/21/22/23
Fax no’s: 01822 – 273024
Punjab National Bank
Address: Dilwan, Distt Kapurthala, Punjab 144804
IFSC Code: PUNB0349000
Phone no: 01822-273524
Address: Opp. Senior Secondary School, Dhilwan, Punjab -144804
IFSC Code: HDFC0002924
Phone no: 9815331111
Safety and Security in DhilwanToday people of Dhilwan feel just as safe and secure as people in rest of Punjab do. Helping in this very noble cause is Dhilwan’s local police station. This centrally located police station does just exactly what police stations are supposed to do. Being continuously vigilant and keeping tab on all the criminal elements and activities in the town. And they seem to be doing a very fine job at this. The stable law and order and low crime rates existing in this town completely vindicates this fact.
Office of Senior Superintendent of Police
Punjab - INDIA
Office : +91-1822-233736, 220513
SHO PS Dhilwan
SI Sukhjinder Singh
Transportation in DhilwanDhilwan has a local railway station that fully ensures its local people are easily able to travel to other parts of Punjab. Through Dhilwan Railway Station Dhilwan’s people are able to travel to important cities like Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ludhiana on day to day basis. However, train is not the only way Dhilwan people are connected to other parts of Punjab state. This is because they also have option of relying on state run buses to travel to other parts of Punjab state. Local commuters are very well served by sufficient number of auto rickshaws. It is thanks to them that today local commuters can very easily travel everywhere and anywhere within the town as well as to many of the adjoining towns.
Dhilwan at a glanceCountry : India
State : Punjab
District : Kapurthala
• Official : Punjabi
Time zone : IST (UTC+5:30)
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