Hub, Balochistan

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Hub, Balochistan
حب بلوچستان
Hub Chowki
Country  Pakistan
Time zone PST (UTC+05:00)
Postal codes 90250 [1]
Calling code +92-853-XXX XXX

Hub (Urdu: حب‎) (also known as Hub Chowki) is the capital city of the Hub Tehsil, located in the Lasbela District of Balochistan, Pakistan. Hub is an industrial city. Its original name was Hub Chowki because once, there was a pollice check post (which is known as chowki in Urdu), named Nakahi. After the development of factories and many other companies/industries, The town was renamed to Hub. Hub is one of the largest industrial estate of Balochistan, and because of its proximity to Karachi, its becoming a dormitory town of the Karachi metro area.

Economy and demographics[edit]

Hub is economically one of the largest industrial cities in Balochistan. In terms of demographics, the ethnicity of the residents is mainly composed of Brahwi, Baloch, Lasi, Sindhi, Pukhtons and Muhajirs. The majority of the population is Muslim, while Hindus and Christians are in the minority.

Education[edit]

There are a number of primary (till class 5), secondary (till class 8) and high schools (till class 10/SSC) in Hub. But the city lacks colleges and universities.

SSC schools[edit]

  • The Citizens Foundation (TCF) have nine campuses in Hub [2]
  • Special Public High School (Zehri Street Hub)
  • BAF Public High School (Bahwani Hub)
  • Government School of Hub for Boys (Patrha Hub)
  • Government School of Hub for girls (Adalat Road Hub)
  • Ideal Public High School
  • Muslim Public High School (Lasi Road Hub)
  • Rind Academy High School Hub (Goth Mohammed Ali Rind. Mehmmood Abad Road Hub)
  • Balochistan Kids Academy Hub
  • National Cambridge High School (Allahabad town Hub)
  • Crescent Public High School
  • The Hub City School
  • Balochistan School
  • Oxford High School
  • Wajah Arbaz Memorial School
  • Govt Primary School (Goth Haji Mohammad Amin Shaikh, Allahbad Town Hub)

Other schools[edit]

  • The Excellence English Public Primary School (secondary school)
  • Brilliant Future Public School (secondary school)
  • Grammar School Hub (secondary school)
  • Government School for Boys, Akram Colony (primary school)

HSC colleges[edit]

  • Government Degree College Hub
  • Yaseen Mirwani College Hub

Undergraduate colleges[edit]

  • Government Degree College Hub
  • Balochistan College of Education

Courses provided by colleges in Hub include FSC, FA, BSC and BA, however, these universitues/colleges lack education for IT, I.com, Engineering, Medical or ICS. Students from Hub have to transfer to Karachi, Uthal or other cities to proceed to university-level education.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 25°1′42.14″N 66°53′0.21″E / 25.0283722°N 66.8833917°E / 25.0283722; 66.8833917