Begowal

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Begowal
city
Punjab
Begowal
Begowal
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 31°37′N 75°31′E / 31.62°N 75.52°E / 31.62; 75.52Coordinates: 31°37′N 75°31′E / 31.62°N 75.52°E / 31.62; 75.52
Country  India
State Punjab
District Kapurthala
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,000
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 144621
Telephone code 01822
Vehicle registration PB-57 (Bhulath sub-division)

Begowal is a town and a Nagar Panchayat in Kapurthala district in the state of Punjab, India.[1] It has an average elevation of 225 metres (738 feet). Begowal is called NRI's area. The town has a mixed population of Labana, Jatt and other Communities. Before partition Begowal belonged to a muslim rajput Jagirdar. Who used Rana as his title .

Local amenities[edit]

Transport[edit]

Begowal is well connected with its neighboring towns through road link routes. The nearest Railway station to Begowal is Urmar Tanda Railway station.[2]

Restaurants[edit]

  • Kapil hotel & restaurant
  • Ranjit hotel & restaurant
  • Sunny restaurant
  • Italian restaurant
  • Red chillies
  • Desi tadka
  • Pizzeria
  • Micky restaurant
  • Dimpy Restaurant
  • Singh Ice cream parlour
  • Pizza Italia
  • Batra Bakers & Restaurant
  • Lovely Sweets(Jalandhar Branch)
  • Bikaner Sweets(nationwide franchise)

Banks[edit]

There are almost all major bank branches in town

  • Punjab National Bank
  • SBI ,college road
  • Co-operative Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Oriental Bank of commerce
  • HDFC Bank
  • Yes Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Axis Bank
  • Punjab and Sindh Bank
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • ICICI Bank
  • Capital local area Bank
  • Sehkari Cooperative Bank
  • Indusind Bank (Newly opened)

Education[edit]

Schools and colleges[edit]

  • SPS Khalsa college
  • Govt. Polytechnic College[3]
  • SPPS Convent School
  • DIPS School
  • Murala Public School
  • Cambridge School
  • Oxford International School
  • SPS International
  • Sant Lal School
  • GianiJi Public School
  • Saint Sansa Public School
  • Govt. Sen sec school
  • fast ad india

Medical[edit]

Hospitals[edit]

  • Sant Prem Singh NRI Patel Hospital (Bhadas Road)
  • Puar Hospital & Heart care
  • Sat Kartar Hospital
  • Paramjit Hospital
  • Ghotra Hospital
  • Multani Dental Clinic (Varinder Singh)
  • Lubana Dental Hospital
  • Thind Eye Hospital (Jalandhar branch)
  • Sant Prem Singh Dental Hospital(Dr Maninder kaur Patwalia BDS)

Clinical and Pathological laboratories[edit]

  • Hanjra clinical Lab
  • Karamjot Clinical Laboratory (of Pardeep Singh MMLT,BMLT,DMLT (MBA))
  • Chandigarh Laboratory
  • SPS clinical Lab
  • Lovepreet clinical laboratory

Medical stores[edit]

  • Lamba Medical Hall
  • Krishna Medical Store
  • Karamjot medical store (of Satnam Singh)
  • Indian Medical store
  • SPS Medical store
  • Multani Medical store
  • Guru Nanak medical hall
  • Guru Teg Bahadur medical store
  • Moga medical store

Jewellers[edit]

  • Choice Jeweller
  • Priya Jewellers
  • Sagar Jewellers
  • Ratan Jewellers

Local clothing stores[edit]

  • Gurdip cloth house and garments
  • Bacha Jiwi cloth house
  • Hydrabad cloth house
  • He She cloth house
  • Amar Garments
  • Shoppers Stop
  • Tahli Cloth House
  • Ritik Garments
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh cloth house

Bookstores[edit]

  • Navjot book depot
  • Kamal book store
  • Manjit book depot
  • Student book depot

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[4] Begowal had a population of 12,000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Begowal has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 54% of the males and 46% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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