Amloh

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Amloh
city
Punjab
Amloh
Amloh
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°37′N 76°14′E / 30.61°N 76.23°E / 30.61; 76.23Coordinates: 30°37′N 76°14′E / 30.61°N 76.23°E / 30.61; 76.23
Country  India
State Punjab
District Fatehgarh Sahib
Elevation 259 m (850 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,696
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 147203
Telephone code 01765
Vehicle registration PB 48

Amloh is a town and a municipal council in Fatehgarh Sahib district in the state of Punjab, India. Amloh town was originally founded by Faiz Baksh, the Governor of Sirhind. After the fall of Sirhind in 1763, Amloh was annexed by Raja Hamir Singh, the ruler of Nabha State. It was developed by the erstwhile ruler of Nabha State. The fort in the town was got constructed by Raja Hira Singh of Nabha. It was given the status of Nizamat (District) Headquarters. After the creation of District Fatehgarh Sahib in 1992, Amloh was given the status of Sub Divisional headquarters. Some part of the old building of the fort is now occupied by government offices.

However, the major portion of the fort is in a dilapidated condition. Amloh town is also a Block as well as Tehsil Headquarters. This block consists of 100 (Revenue Estates) villages. The total area of the block is 26,893 hectares. Paddy, wheat, potato and sun flower are the main crops of the block. A sugar mill viz. Nahar Sugar & Allied Industries Ltd. has started functioning at village Khumna near Amloh on Khanna - Amloh road, due to which the cropping pattern of the block has changed. The block has adequate irrigation facilities.

All the villages of the block have been allotted among 13 branches of commercial banks under Service Area Approach. Besides, 11 branches of commercial banks are functioning at Mandi Gobindgarh. The block has 5 branches of Fatehgarh Sahib Central Coop. Bank Ltd. and 1 branch of Primary Agricultural Land Development Bank at Amloh.

Amloh is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 259 metres (849 feet).

History[edit]

Amloh is a historical town. It is a sub division of Fatehgarh sahib district. Amloh was founded by the Governor of Sirhind, Faiz Baksh. In 1763 after the fall of Sirhind Suba, Amloh was addendum to the state of Nabha by Raja Hira Singh. It has very famous for the old fort, which were belongs to 18th century Amloh town was ruled by

  1. Faiz Baksh
  2. Raja Hira Singh
  3. Under Nabha riyasaat (was a part of PEPSU )

Geographic Location[edit]

Amloh is a privileged town which is located close to many other business centers within radius of 70 km:

  • Mandi Gobindgarh- famous for steel furnaces, rolling mills and foundries.
  • Khanna- Asia’s largest grain market
  • Bhadson/ Nabha- Hub of combine manufacturing
  • Ludhiana- Famous for hosiery, cycle, textile and industrial machinery
  • Chandigarh- The Beautiful City, Educational Hub (Coaching center), business center for three state (Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh).
  • Ambala- Lab equipment, wedding dresses

Road Connectivity[edit]

Situated on SH-12A and NH1 is 8 km away.


Nearest Railway Stations[edit]

  • Khanna: 11 km
  • Mandi Gobindgarh: 10 km
  • Sirhind: 19 km
  • Ludhiana: 54 km
  • Chandigarh: 72 km
  • Patiala: 44 km

Nearest International and Domestic airports[edit]

  • Chandigarh: 70 km
  • Delhi: 285 km
  • Amritsar: 208 km
  • Ludhiana: 42 km

Education[edit]

  • Govt. Senior Secondary School, Amloh
  • St. Farid Public School, Amloh
  • Amloh Public School, Amloh
  • Dasmesh Public School
  • Maghi Public School
  • Global public school
  • Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes- Mandi Gobindgarh Road, Amloh
  • Saint Xavier school
  • Pink Rose Public School
  • Desh Bhagat University
  • Sacred Heart SR.Sec.School

Religious places[edit]

  1. Durga mata mandir
  2. Sai mandir
  3. Krishna mandir
  4. Shiv mandir
  5. Shani Dev mandir
  6. Ram bagh mandir
  7. Baba peer je de samadh
  8. Samadha (rori wale)
  9. Singh Sabha gurdwara sahib
  10. Masjid
  11. Gurudawra Ravidass je
  12. Baba sidh je
  13. Balmiki mandir
  14. Sheetla Mata Mandir
  15. Church

Demographics[edit]

Amloh have the judicial court complex middle in the city & so many peoples are selected in officer line so many people are qualified and entered the bright future.

References[edit]

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