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  Punjab (India) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Punjab (India) borders Punjab (Pakistan) to the west, Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, Chandigarh to the southeast and Rajasthan to the southwest.
Punjab (India) historically forms a part of the larger Punjab region, which also includes the province of Punjab (Pakistan), the Indian states of Haryana and Himachal Pradesh and Delhi and the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
Punjab has the best infrastructure in all of India and as result it is becoming enormously attractive to foreign companies looking for bases and manufacturing zones for their Indian operations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punjab,_India   (2086 words)

 India Information >> Punjab
Punjab, northwestern India, is bounded on the west by Pakistan, on the north by Jammu and Kashmir, on the north east by Himachal Pradesh and on the south by Haryana and Rajasthan.
Punjab is one of the smallest states of India representing 1.6 per cent of its geographical area and 2.6 per cent of it's cropped area.
Punjab's contribution is highest in the procurement of food grains for the central pool.
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 Punjab the Historic Region
Punjab (historic region), historical region in the northwestern part of the subcontinent of India.
The Salt Hills border the Punjab on the north, and to the northeast lie the Siwâlik foothills of the Himalayas.
The Pakistani portion of the Punjab region was merged in 1955 into the province of West Pakistan, and in 1970 it was reconstituted as Punjab province.
www.punjabilit.com /language/english/Punjab/index.htm   (804 words)

 Punjab India,Punjab Tourism,Punjab India Tourism,Punjab Tourism Guide,Punjab Tour Package,Punjab Tourism Package
Punjab literally meaning "The Land of the Five Rivers", was the granary of undivided India with its burgeoning fields watered by a network of canals.
In spite of the determined industrialization of the state, Punjab is still a land of large farms, robust food and a healthy zest for life.
Punjab and Haryana are the agricultural states of India which do not have significant importance as far as the tourists are concerned.
www.rrindia.com /punjab.html   (291 words)

 Punjab (state India) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Punjab (state, India), state in northern India, bordered on the north by Jammu and Kashmir State and Himachal Pradesh State, on the east by...
In addition to Punjab proper, the Punjab region included 34 Indian, or Native, states, known as the Punjab States, with an area of 98,798 sq km...
Haryana, state, north-western India, bordered on the north by Himachal Pradesh State, on the east by Uttar Pradesh State, on the south and south-west...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Punjab_(state_India).html   (165 words)

 Punjab Online: Introduction
Punjab, a region in Northern India and the east side of Pakistan, has a long history and rich cultural heritage.
In 1947, at the end of British rule, the Punjab was split between Pakistan and India.
The Vedic and Epic period of the Punjab was socially and culturally very prolific as during this glorious period, the people accelerated in the fields of philosophy and culture.
www.punjabonline.com /servlet/library.library?Action=Intro   (662 words)

 South Asia: Punjab
Punjab is for the most part a large, flat plain of fertile alluvial soil found among five rivers (see physical map and land use map).
The fifth factor is that the governments of both India and Punjab have followed policies to encourage farming by supporting a scientific approach to farming, by extending cheap loans to farmers, and by making sure farmers receive high prices for the crops.
The sixth factor--which is key to the growing prosperity and wealth of India’s Punjab state--is improvement in agriculture due to the Green Revolution.
www.cotf.edu /earthinfo/sasia/punjab/PJtopic4.html   (912 words)

 TraveliteIndia.com: Welcome to Punjab, The Land of the Sikhs
Punjab was probably the part of India that suffered the most destruction and damage at the time of Partition, yet today it is far away the most affluent state in India.
Although Punjab is a predominantly agricultural state, supplying a large proportion of India's rice and wheat requirements, it also has a number of thriving industries like bicycles, sports and hosiery goods.
Punjab is a land hallowed by saints and scarred by battles, an ancient land yielding archaeological treasures, a land of palaces and museums.
www.traveliteindia.com /guide/state/punjab.asp   (1721 words)

 Punjab, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Punjab is a state in northwest India, part of a larger Punjab region.
Neighbouring regions are Punjab, Pakistan to the west, Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Himachal Pradesh to the northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast and Rajasthan to the southwest.
The state capital of Punjab on the Indian side is Chandigarh and that on the Pakistan side is Lahore.
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 Punjab - Punjab India,Punjab Travel,Punjab Tourism,Punjab State India,Punjab Travel Guide,Punjab Tours,Travelling in ...
While in Punjab, head for Amritsar and the Golden Temple, which is the most revered temple for the Sikhs.
Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and the language spoken is Punjabi.
Punjab subsequently came under various Muslim rulers until the victorious entry of the Mughals in 1526.
www.indiantravelportal.com /punjab   (970 words)

 Punjab India, Punjab India Information, Tourist Destinations in Punjab, States of India
Prior to partition the Punjab extended across both sides of what is now the India-Pakistan border, and its capital Lahore is now the capital of the Pakistani state of Punjab.
The major city in the Punjab is Amritsar, the holy city of the Sikhs.
Chandigarh on the border of Punjab and Haryana, remains the capital of the two states, yet is administered as a union territory from Delhi.
www.atrip2india.com /states/punjab.htm   (297 words)

 India-States Punjab
This land is inhabited by the most brave people of India who fought battles with invaders for centuries and is very aptly called as "Sher-e-Punjab" means a land of lion.
And today, this is one of most developed states in India and the contribution of Punjab in the field of "green revolution", industrial development, sports and armed forces has been unique and unparalleled.
Punjab is dotted with places of historical cultural interest.
www.indiatravelite.com /states/punjab.htm   (203 words)

 India - News - Punjab Faces Storage Crisis For Bumper Wheat Crop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
This year, Punjab, India's breadbasket, is expecting to surpass its previous year's net yield of 9.7 million tons of wheat.
CHANDIGARH - Agrarian Punjab is facing a severe crisis of plenty as there is little room in the state's warehouses to store the bumper wheat crop expected this year.
Punjab's Food and Supply Minister Madan Mohan Mittal said that Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had already taken up the matter with the Union food ministry and the FCI to ensure faster movement of food stocks out of the state.
www3.estart.com /india/news/punjabcroip.html   (698 words)

 Tourism of India - States of India - North India - Punjab
Punjab, the chief wheat producing area of the country, and predominantly an agricultural state, is the overland entry point into India.
Punjab was the part of India that suffered the most destruction and damage at the time of partition, yet today it is far and away the most affluent state in India, the result of sheer hard work.
Ludhiana is another prominent industrial city of Punjab known for its hosiery and woollen garments sold in prestigious stores all over the world.
www.tourismofindia.com /sts/stpunjab.htm   (473 words)

 Government Of Punjab, India :: About Punjab :: Agriculture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Punjab is the largest surplus state in India in terms of food grains.
Punjab started on the path of growth with mandatory consolidation of land holdings.
Today, Punjab is India's leading state in the field of mechanised and modern farming technology.
www.punjabgov.net /about_agri.asp   (1603 words)

 Amritsar - Punjab
Amritsar is one of the most ancient and fascinating cities of India.
Being the gateway for travellers coming to India on the overland route from central Asia it soon became the centre of various commercial activities.
Amritsar is India's leading exporter of goods to the Middle-East, leading distribution centre of dry fruits, tea and condiments.
punjablinks.com /addons/about/punjab/majh/amritsar.shtml   (1155 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Punjab
He said though Punjab had shown path to the nation as far as development in agriculture sector was concerned as it had been contributing 60 per cent wheat and 40 per cent rice to the Central pool.
Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh should work in the common interest of the people and politics should not be allowed to jeopardise planning.
She reminded that despite the Punjab and Haryana High Court directions in July, 2001, that the investigations in the case be completed within four months from date of receipt of directions, the progress had been unsatisfactory.
www.tribuneindia.com /2003/20030901/punjab1.htm   (7015 words)

 Punjab Cultural Promotion Council
This cultural body is working to promote the rich cultural heritage of the Punjab state in North-India, and Indian folklore on national and international horizons.
Folk ensemble PCPC provides a platform for the youth to display and exhibit their natural instincts and channellise their energies for cultural promotion of the state and the country and inculcating the cultural values amongst them.
Punjab cultural promotion council is committed to work for 'culture of peace', International friendship, multiculturalism, cross country - cultural relations and cultural-exchange with other states and nations.
www.punjabcpc.org   (249 words)

 India City Guide - Punjab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
With a history dating back to over 5000 years and a geography that placed it on the borders of the Indian subcontinent, Punjab as the gateway to India has perforce had to be the first barrier for any marauding army to surmount.
The erstwhile boundaries of Punjab extended right up to the borders with Afghanistan in the northwest, but when India won her independence from British rule in 1947, the state was split between Pakistan and India.
Punjab got further divided with the separation of the hill state of Himachal Pradesh and the Hindu majority state, Haryana (1966).
www.indiacityguides.com /punjab.htm   (268 words)

 Travel Destination Punjab,tour to Punjab,Punjab in India,Punjab tourist places,Punjab history,Punjab tour,tour to ...
Punjab is so much more than just the staging post of two of the India’s most popular destinations, Kashmir and Himachal.
The British government in India, aware of the rising tide of nationalist sentiments responded with a policy of concessions and repressions.
Ironically, General Dyer was born in India and though he was condemned by those in power in Britain, he was supported by many Britons in India after his gruesome act.
www.indiaprofile.com /destinations/punjab.htm   (3298 words)

 Districts Punjab India Asia Regional
The awareness level of procurement is high in Punjab (63 per cent), Haryana (62...
She told that presently three Darul Falahs were working in different districts of Punjab and Chief Minister Punjab fully patronising such institutions.
Sukhbir Badal claimed the administration and police in several districts in Punjab, especially in Mohali, Ropar and Patiala adjoining Chandigarh, had prevented...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Asia/India/Punjab/Districts   (282 words)

 Punjab India Asia Regional
The elite of Punjab and Sindh created One Unit to counter the restive Bengalis...
DS Constructions explores investment possibilities in PunjabMyiris.com, India - 17 hours agoNorthern India, especially Punjab, is targeted by DS Constructions, a leading company in infrastructure development in the country as an investment destination...
Across India, 834 cases of dengue is reported in Kerala, 830 in Rajasthan, 580 in Maharashtra, 573 in West Bengal, 478 in Uttar Pradesh, 413 in Punjab, 317 in...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Asia/India/Punjab   (402 words)

 Tourism in Punjab, Tourism in Punjab India, Punjab Tourism India, Punjab India Tourism, Punjab in India Tourism
The tourism sector in Punjab, India is quite developed and the state government has taken several steps to encourage the growth of the tourism and hospitality industry in Punjab-the land of five rivers.
Punjab, India is known for its wonderfully carved furniture, hand-woven scarves, rugs and durries.
Fatehgarh Sahib in Ludhiana in Punjab, India is known for its serene beauty and the ancient gurudwara that happens to be an important tourist destination.
www.indiatraveldestinations.com /travel-destinations/tourism-in-punjab.html   (405 words)

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