Dirba

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Dirba
city
Dirba is located in Punjab
Dirba
Dirba
Dirba is located in India
Dirba
Dirba
Location in Punjab, India
Coordinates: 30°04′N 75°59′E / 30.07°N 75.98°E / 30.07; 75.98Coordinates: 30°04′N 75°59′E / 30.07°N 75.98°E / 30.07; 75.98
Country  India
State Punjab
District Sangrur
Elevation 236 m (774 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 16,952
Languages
 • Official Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 148035
Telephone code 01676
Vehicle registration PB-13

Dirba is a town and a nagar panchayat in Sangrur district in the state of Punjab, India. It is located on higher place and was also known as Thadde wala, with time, the name changed to Dirba.

Geography[edit]

Dirba is located at 30°04′N 75°59′E / 30.07°N 75.98°E / 30.07; 75.98.[2] It has an average elevation of 236 metres (774 feet). .MLA of Dirba is Sr. Balbir Singh Ghunas. Most of the residents relies on Agriculture directly or indirectly. Rice and Wheat are the only two crops which is grown in most farms. Youth leader of SAD(B) is Engg.Amandeep singh maur in dirba constituency.

Education[edit]

Dirba have many schools for high school education. A college for girls is also present for Arts stream. There is no college for boys so they have to go to nearby cities like Sangrur or Patiala for college education.

Schools in area:

  • GCM CONVENT SCHOOL , NH 71
  • KESHAV Public SENIOR SEC.School
  • Hemkunt Convent School
  • Sarvhitkari Vidya Mandir
  • HIMLAND Public School
  • Shiva Public School

Colleges in area:

  • Vishavkarma college for Girls

Sports[edit]

Dirba is hub of kabaddi in Punjab. There are two major Kabaddi academies. International tournaments take place every year in Kabaddi Stadium, Dirba. One Player from Dirba is member National Indian Kabaddi team.

How to reach Dirba[edit]

It is well linked with Patiala (70 km), Sunam (24 km) and Sangrur (27 km) cities by road. It is located on NH-71. The nearest railway station is Sangrur railway station, which is located 25 km from Dirba and the nearest airport is Ludhiana which is 102 km from Dirba.

Computer Literacy[edit]

From Computer Education view there are few coaching centers in Dirba town.Prem computer centre Stadium Road is well known Computer Education Center where many free camps are held to provide education to the students and Dhiman Computers & Cafe

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India Search details". censusindia.gov.in. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  2. ^ Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Dirba