virka da makhu
Rail Road Makhu
|Nickname(s): ਲਾਹੋਰੀਏ ਜੱਟ ਵਿਰਕ|
|Founded by||Gurpreet virk|
|Named for||Gurpreet Virk.|
|• Total||6 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Elevation1000||201 m (659 ft)|
|• Official||Punjabi ((ਪੰਜਾਬੀ))|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||PB 47|
As of 2001[update] India census, Makhu had a population of 12,173. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Makhu has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 56%. In Makhu, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age. Makhu is situated on Amritsar Bathinda national highway. It is 5 km away from Harike Sanctuary, well known place, where Satluj and Beas river mingle together. Many Doctors are available in this small town.
How to reach
By Air: Makhu is located 63 km from Amritsar airport (Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport) By Rail: Makhu has its own railway station. By Road: Makhu town is located near to “Amritsar-Faridkot road on NH 15, and SH 19.
Hospitals & Medical Stores & Offices
- Wadhwa Hardware Store
- Wahi Medical Store
- Kalra Hospital
- City Hospital Makhu
- Civil Hospital Makhu
- Medicare hospital
- Water Supply and Sanitation Deptt.
- Food Supply Office
- Keshav Gift center
- Kinder garten senior secondary school
- Wetland University College for girls
- Tata Motor Garage
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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