About Makhu

The city of Makhu is situated in the Ferozepur District of Punjab, India. It is a Nagar Panchayat and is located on the Amritsar Bathinda National Highway. This town is just 5km from the Harike Sanctuary which is a popular nature site and is also the place where the Sutlej and Beas Rivers come together. The administration at Makhu town provides its inhabitants with all the basic amenities and the banking as well healthcare infrastructure is also adequate here.

About Makhu
Makhu Railway Station

Demography of Makhu

According to the report of Indian Census 2001, the Makhu town possesses a total population of 12,173 inhabitants in which 52% are males and 48% are females. The average literacy rate of the city is 61%, precisely higher than national average literacy rate of 59.5%; literate males are 65% and educated females are 56%. Moreover, in Makhu the percentage of children below 6 years of age is 14%.

Transportation in Makhu

The city of Makhu has its own railway station which connects it to the nearby cities and town via rail. For reaching Makhu by air, the major airport to the town is Amritsar Airport or Sri Guru Ram Das Ji International Airport which is at a distance of 63 km from here and provides all domestic as well as international flight. To reach Makhu by road, it is situated just adjacent to the Amritsar-Faridkot Road which is located on NH15 and SH 19 and thus links Makhu specifically to some of the cities of Punjab.

Railway Station Makhu
Address: Railway Road Makhu
Contact: 01682-270033

Banking Services in Makhu

Banking Infrastructure is one of the important development aspects of a city and Makhu presently have a quite sufficient number of bank branches for its residents. Presently there are some 9 big and reputed banks in the city that are available for the money and saving needs of the locals here. These banks are finely proficient in providing for all the loan and investment requirements of Makhu citizens as well. It is only by the effective services of these banks that new entrepreneurs are able to take loan at less interest than the taking at high interest from local moneylenders.

Punjab National Bank (PNB)
IFSC Code: PUNB0482900
MICR Code: 152024006
Address: RSD College, Outside Makhu Gate, Punjab-152002
Contact: Paramjit Pal 01632-221673

State Bank of India (SBI)
IFSC Code: SBIN0002360
MICR Code: 142002081
Address: Teh. Zeera, Distt. Ferozepur, Punjab 142044
Contact: IP: 407547, 01682-271793

State Bank of India (SBI)
IFSC Code: SBIN0011900
MICR Code: 152002116
Address: Main Makhu, Ferozepur Road, Near Railway Station, Mallanwal

State Bank of Patiala (SBP)
IFSC Code: STBP0000477
Address: At Makhu, Teh Zira
Contact: 01682-270370

Punjab National Bank (PNB)
IFSC Code: PUNB0682800
MICR Code: 142024104
Address: Railway Road, Makhu, PB 142044
Contact: Inderjeet Khanna 09988084014

HDFC Bank
IFSC Code: HDFC0002362
MICR Code: 152240052
Address: Railway Road, Ward No. 9, Ferozepur, Makhu - 142044, Punjab
Contact: Tel: 9815331111, Fax: NA

Punjab and Sind Bank
IFSC Code: PSIB0000022
Address: Makhu, Distt. Ferozepur, Punjab 142044
Contact: 01682-270054

State Bank of Patiala (SBP)
IFSC Code: STBP0001306
Address: Makhu Road, Mallanwala, Ferozepur District, Punjab
Contact: 9779585462

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC)
IFSC Code: ORBC0102038
Address: B/O- Makhu, Near Railway Station, P.O. Makhu, Tehsil-Zira, Distt. Ferozepur, Pin-142044, Punjab
Contact: 271071

Healthcare Services in Makhu

Currently, there are precisely two government hospitals and three private hospitals situated in the city of Makhu. These hospitals are always available for the inhabitants for all their medical and health problems. Although the health infrastructure is quite ample, the local as well as district administration are considering many schemes to build some more hospitals in the town especially in the rural areas so that rural people can also get reach to the medical services. For the meantime, the two civil hospitals are reachable by the rural locals. Here, we have collected all the hospitals situated in Makhu and are listed below.

Civil Hospital Makhu
Address: Makhu
Contact: 01682-270899

Kalra Hospital PVT Makhu
Address: Amritsar Road Makhu
Contact: 01682-270665

Juneja Hospital PVT Makhu
Address: Railway Road Makhu
Contact: 98141-70158

Civil Hospital
Address: Mallanwal Khas
Contact: 98142-73656

Medicare hospital
Address: G.T. Road Makhu

Safety and Security in Makhu

The local station of Makhu serves the city and sustains the proper continuance of law and order. The Makhu Police station officials are very co-operating and Ferozepur Police administration has ensured strict rules and regulations in the town to minimize crimes. Although the town remains quite stable, still the police officials maintain discipline, especially during festivals and special occasions. The average crime rate has also decreased in the recent years by the efficient services of Makhu Police.

PS Makhu
Address: Main Bazar Makhu
Contact: 01682-270024

Makhu at a glance

Country: India
State: Punjab
District: Ferozepur
Tehsil: Zeera
Official Languages: Punjabi
Geographical Coordinates: 31.1°N 75.0°E
PIN: 142044
Telephone Code: 01682

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