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About Jalalabad

The town of Jalalabad is located in the Fazilka District of Punjab, India. Established by Nawab or King of Mamdo Jalalabad was given its name from the popular Nawab Jalaluddin Khan who was the son of Nawab Qutubuddin Khan. In the historical accounts, it is given that Mamdot Nawabi was engraved by Qutubuddin Khan in the year of 1800 in this Firozpur region and he occupied Mamdo I the same year from Raikot’s Rai. Jalalabad is bordered by Guru Har Sahai and Muktsar cities to the East, Fazilka district to the west, and Mamdot Town to the North. Here, we have gathered all the important details about this city of Punjab including its geography, transportation and all the essential services provided to the citizens of Jalalabad.

Geography of Jalalabad

About JalalabadJalalabad borders with Amritsar, Pathankot, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Tarantaaran and Fazilka. The city of Jalalabad is just 15 km from Pakistan. Having a standard altitude of 176m, this area is usually plain surfaced and its slope goes in the south-west. The town possesses a total of 70 rice factories and mill which also create it as the maximum rice producing cities of Punjab. The soil structure of Jalalabad is usual of that in all Punjab areas and is muddy to sandy clayish in Fazilka region. Those cities close to the river are clay to that of salty surfaced. The composition of soil in Jalalabad area of Fazilka region is quite salty because of the obstructive drainage and all together is functional for farming as well as forestry uses. Jalalabad witnesses scorching summer months and chilly winter month.

Banking Services in Jalalabad

There are a total of seven banks situated in the city of Jalalabad and serving the town for all the investment and financial requirements. These banks provide services like, fixed deposits, savings accounts, etc. and are available anytime for Jalalabad citizens. The presence of these banks make the banking infrastructure fair and adequate but it could be improved by increasing the number of banks here on which the administration is still working and considering new plans. So, we have listed the details of all the seven banks in the town of Jalalabad.

State Bank of Patiala (SBP)
IFSC Code: STBP0000629
MICR Code: 152007102
Address: Bimal Place, Near Old Bus Stand, Firozpur - Fazilka Road, Jalalabad (West)
Contact: 01638-250455

Allahabad Bank
IFSC Code: ALLA0212532
Address: Ferozepur - Fazilka Road, Near Bus Stand, Jalalabad, District Ferozepur (Punjab) 152024
Contact: K.N. Grover, 01638-260250, Kumar Neeraj

Bank of India (BOI)
IFSC Code: BKID0006376
Address: Sandeep Motors, Near DSP Office, Jalalabad, Distt Fazilka

Central Bank of India
IFSC Code: CBIN0284315
Address: Circular Road, Jalalabad, 152024, Fazilka, Punjab
Contact: Mr. Prem Janagal, M.9317529220

ING Vysya Bank
IFSC Code: VYSA0008210
MICR Code: 152064302
Address: Ramlila Chowk, Main Bazaar, Jalalabad - 152024, Fazilka District

Axis Bank
IFSC Code: UTIB0002466
MICR Code: 152211998
Address: Ground Floor, Khewat No. 63, Khatauni No. 189, Rect No. 25, Killa No. 20/1/1(1-14), Hadbast No. 124, Village:- Ghanga Khurd, Tehsil: Jalalabad, District: Fazilka, Punjab, PIN 152022

Canara Bank
IFSC Code: CNRB0005668
Address: Canara Bank, Opp. New Power House, Near Sonia Pump, Fazilka - Ferozpur Rd, Jalalabad, Punjab- 152024
Contact: 2604260

Healthcare Services in Jalalabad

The healthcare services in Jalalabad include 2 Government Dispensaries, one civil hospital along with a few private hospitals. These hospitals as well as dispensaries have been quite efficient in looking after the medical needs of the inhabitants and some of them are even open 24/7 for the citizens of this city. So, health infrastructure is satisfactory for Jalalabad locals and health department of the district has been considering many schemes to provide more hospitals in the town in the coming years. Below, we have given all the hospitals related information of Jalalabad.

Govt. Dispensary
Address: Ladhu Wala Uttar, Jalalabad

Govt. Dispensary
Address: Ghubaya, Jalalabad

Civil Hospital
Address: Jalalabad
Contact: 9417142644

Takkar Hospital
Address: Jalalabad
Contact: 9815370749

Doomra Heart and Chest Hospital
Address: Jalalabad

Kumar Hospital
Address: Jalalabad
Contact: 9815452952

Chugh Hospital
Address: Jalalabad
Contact: 9815739466

Safety and Security in Jalalabad

The local police station of Jalalabad is liable of maintaining law and order in the city and providing a safe and secure environment for each and every citizen of this town. Also, they have been quite successful in minimizing the crime rate of the town and thus subsequently fewer crimes happen here. We have collected the details of the Jalalabad Police Station along with the Incharge name and contact information and all this is quoted below.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Fazilka
Office of the Senior Superintendent of Police,Near Shastri Chownk, Fazilka
Phone No (Ofice): 01638-262333,8558800901
Phone No (Resi): 01638-261600,8558800902
Fax: 01638-263312
Website : www.fazilkapolice.in

CPSC Jalalabad
Address: Near Police Station SDR Fazilka
Incharge Name: ASI Jaswant Singh
Contact: 9592900463
Email: cpscjbd@gmail.com

Transportation in Jalalabad

Jalalabad Railway Station and DAV Railway Station are the closest railway junctions to reach Jalalabad. The nearby airports are Jalalabad Airport in the city itself and Bathinda Airport which is 62.7 km from the town and offers all domestic and international flights. Muktsar and Fazilka are the closest towns to Jalalabad and one can hire a car or taxi rental services to reach this city from the Bathinda airport or from Muktsar and Fazilka. Also, there are many private bus services available from Chandigarh to Jalalabad and that can be pre-booked online as well. However, Punjab roadways also make available buses from Fazilka to Jalalabad and that also can be considered as an alternative for the tourists from the nearby towns.

Jalalabad, being a significant city of Punjab have many general yet hidden facts in the city itself. It is said that as the city is very close to the border between India and Pakistan, there is a secretive underground tunnel which directly has its exit in Pakistan. The Deputy Chief Minister of the state Punjab, i.e. Sukhbir Singh Badal, is also the MLA or Member of Legislative assembly of Jalalabad West Region. The Ex-Director of CBI, Sr. Joginder Singh also hails from Jalalabad West area. The First International Kabaddi Match was hosted in the Jalalabad Stadium on December 7th, 2013. Further, the last but not the least fact about this city is that there is a popular Gateway called Rani Mahal Door, is situated in Jalalabad.

Jalalabad at a glance

Country: India
State: Punjab
District: Fazilka
Geographical Coordinates: 30.62°N 74.25°E
Official Languages: Punjabi
Time Zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle Registration: PB-22(Earlier Pb-61)

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