Kot Radha Kishan
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|Kot Radha Kishan
كوٹ رادها كِشن
|Elevation||193 m (633 ft)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
|Number of Union councils||4|
Kot Radha Kishan is a city and Tehsil headquarters of Kot Radha Kishan Tehsil in Kasur District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The City is administratively subdivided into four Union councils. It was formerly part of Kasur Tehsil and now it has been rewarded with the status of tehsil of district kasur due to the basic necessities of the current time and the mounting population of the area .It is located at 31°10'21N 74°5'59E with an altitude of 193 metres.kot Radha Kishan is also called 'City of Containers and Leather'.
The population of Kot Radha Kishan is about 1,35,000, with an annual growth rate of 2.7%, household size 7.4 and literacy rate is about 69%. The population of the surrounding villages of Kot Radha Kishan is more than 1,55,000 with a literacy rate of about 53%. These surrounding villages are totally depending on Kot Radha Kishan in sense of Railway Station, Bus Stand, Post Office, Banks, Colleges, Girls High Schools, sub-division courts, crops and vegetable market and to buy the house hold items for their daily use.
City of two Prime Ministers,The educated people of Kot Radha Kishan as well as surrounding villagers are mostly depending on government as well as private jobs. Illiterate people of the town are working as workers in nearly industrial zone of Raiwind as well as in Lahore and other from villages are depending on agriculture. Small numbers of people have power looms industries also in their homes.
PREM NAGAR Village is situated in between Raiwand & Kot Radha Krishan in Punjab Province of Pakistan.
Although the population of Kot Radha Kishan is around 1,35,000. In 2014, Government hospital is now re-build with 80 beds.There is a public hospital "Rural Health Centre" that has two medical officers, a dental technician and around six paramedics. This hospital was granted the status of Tehsil Headquarters Hospital by the Punjab Government but now up-gradation of persisting facilities has been taken place. Various small private hospitals are also set up in this city and these hospitals and highly qualified nursing and paramedical staff. Noor Hospital is one of the biggest in private sector hospitals with around 45 beds. A dozen of consultants with different specialities also visit this hospital from Lahore.
In the public sector, there are three separate high schools for boys and girls. There are three degree colleges, two for boys and the other one for girls. These colleges provide education for intermediate and degree levels. Recently, a modern library has been built in the degree college for girls.Kot Radha Kishan is the smallest tehsil of Lahore Division but the 2nd highest literacy rate after Pattoki.
The Learning School
In February 2002, Kot Radha Kishan Development Trust (KDT) was established to provide high-quality education in the area. The first project of KDT was the Learning school. The local community contributed more than 20 million Pak Rupees in 2002 for its establishment.
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