About NarwanaLocated in Indian state of Haryana, Narwana is one of the prominent and prospective cities of Jind district. Serving also as a municipal council and a tehsil headquarter for Narwana Tehsil, this city is located in the jurisdiction of Hisar division at a distance of 42km north of the famous Jind city and 164km away from the state capital Chandigarh.
History of NarwanaAccording to some historians, the place got its name due to the presence of Nirwana Lake, close to the famous shrine Baba Gaibi Sahib Temple. However according to some old natives the place was once inhabited by people with surname Mor and the place was popularly referred as Morwana in those days which was later changed to Narwana . However the validity of both the theories is yet to be proved.
Geography of NarwanaThe exact meridians of Narwana city is about 29.616667°North and 76.1116667°East. The average elevation of the area is around 213meters or 702 feet from the sea level. The boundaries of Narwana include Uchana Tehsil towards the southern area, Andana Tehsil on the north, Tohana tehsil bordering the west and Uklana tehsil covering the eastern part of Narwana. The major cities lying close to Narwana includes Kathial city, Barwala city and Tohana city. The location of the city is very much closer to the border of Jind and Kathial district.
Climate of NarwanaHumid subtropical climate characterizes the weather of Narwana. Summers are extremely hot with dry winds. Prickling heat and dust storms are quite common in this season. The summer season stretches from March to October with some respite with arrival of monsoon during the months of July- August. However the humidity range increases during the monsoon months resulting into a very unpleasant weather condition. May is the hottest month here when the temperature increases to maximum of 46°C. The winter months are cool and chilly. Though it is a respite from the hot summers but the heavy fog and bone chilling cool winds makes it quite uncomfortable. January is the coldest month here with the minimum temperature recording at 1°C.
Demography of NarwanaAs per census 2011, the Narwana Municipal Council records a total population of 62,090 of which 33,024 are male individuals and 29,066 are female inhabitants. The child population which refers to the children of the area between 0-6 years of age records at 11.97% of the total population which counts at 7430. The sex ratio of the area is 880 females against every 1000 male individuals. According to the current census, Narwana states that it has around 17.36 % schedule caste settled in the city. There are no schedule tribes reported to be existent in the area. Literacy rate of Narwana is recorded at 76.28% which is higher in compared to the state average which stays at sharp 75.55%. Among this the male literates counts to 83.64% whereas female literacy stands at 67.99%.
Culture of NarwanaAccording to the historians, Arya Samaj have flourished in this area for quite a long period of time. Hindus forms majority only to be followed by Muslims, Sikh and Christians. The major festivals in this region includes Ram Navami, Dussehra, Diwali, Janamashtami, Gugga Navami, Shivratri, Basant Panchami, HoliTeej , and Makar Sankranti. Festivals of other religion like Id, Xmas and Maghi are also celebrated here. The local language of the area is Hindi. However there are other languages used by the natives like Punjabi, Haryanvi and English.
Administration of NarwanaNarwana city is divided into 21 wards and election here happens at an interval of every 5 years. Narwana also serves as one of the subdivision of Jind district with two tehsils Narwana and Uchana which is a sub tehsil. Municipal Council Narwana has the administration of more than 11,975 houses under its umbrella. The office is responsible of all municipality works in the area which includes sanitation, drainage system, sewerage, road development, public health works, maintaining street lights and availability of pure drinking water. Tax imposition also comes under the jurisdiction of the Municipal office works. Apart from this the water supply in the area is the responsibility of the Jal Board based here whereas the DHBVN. Major telecom service providers include BSNL and private companies like Vodafone, Reliance, Airtel, Tata, idea etc. There are availability of DTH services from popular companies.
Municipal Council Narwana
Address:- Town Hall Jind
Contact No. :- 01684-242110, fax 246198 email secymc.narwana @gmail.com.in
Economy of NarwanaDue to its geographical constraint and hilly terrain, the land of Narwana is not much suitable for agriculture. The major agricultural items cultivated in this region includes wheat, rice, bajra and cotton. Apart from this horticulture crops are also produced here which includes cauliflower, chilli, carrot, aloe vera etc. However livestock business, dairy farming, poultry development, fishery business are some of the major modes of earning here. Murrah breed of buffaloes and Haryana cows are available in this region which highly contributes to the overall milk production the area. The district has several milk plants which uses the production. As per the last census the town has 18,917 people who are engaged in either main work or marginal work in job , service, doing business or working as a labour. Of these 16,195 are male workers and 2722 are female workers. The district headquarters is a major place of employment for the natives of Narwana.
Health Infrastructure of NarwanaHealth Infrastructure is one of the developing areas of Narwana city. The region has both private and government hospitals to cater the medical needs of the people settled here. The city has a civil hospital with 100 beds and best equipments to treat almost all types of diseases. However the critical and emergency cases are referred to the district hospital in Jind. All the hospitals have efficient doctors and perform expertise treatment for quick recovery. Specialized treatment like dental clinics is also present in Narwana city. There are pathology labs in all the hospitals for lab testing works regarding all health issues. Apart from the hospital attached labs, there is two private reputed labs operating in Narwana too. Along with the testing centers, there are few pharmaceutical stores located here.
Address: Gurthali Road Narwana
Jind district Haryana - 126116
Shree Jairam Ashram Dharmarth Hospital
Address: Near Sabji Mandi, Narwana, Jind district Haryana - 126116
Address: Near Bus Stand, Narwana, Jind district Haryana - 126116
Deepa Dental Clinic
Address: Near Krishna Street, Narwana Main Road,
Narwana, Jind district, Haryana - 126116
Pathlabs in NarwanaRahul Labs
Address: Appolo Chownk,Narwana, Jind district, Haryana- 126116
Phone: 8930133309, 9416633309
Dr Lal PathLabs
Address: Shop No 7, Housing Board Market
Narwana, Jind district, Haryana - 126116
Phone: 9416124031, 9813350622
Chemists in NarwanaAneja Medical Hall
Address: Model Town Narwana, Jind district, Haryana - 126116,
Chabbra Medical Agency
Address: New Bus Stand, Narwana,
Jind district, Haryana 126116
Mittal Medical Hall
Address: Near Bus Stand, Narwana, Jind district, Haryana 126116
Phone: 9416662146, 8607644000
Address: Near Bus Stand, Narwana, Jind district, Haryana 126116
Singla Medicall Hall
Address: New Bus Stand, Narwana, Jind district, Haryana 126116
Goyal Medical Store
Address: Civil Hospital Area Gurthali Road
Near Civil Hospital Narwana, Jind district, Haryana 126116
Phone: 1681 240766
Utility Services in Narwana
Banks in Narwana
Allahabad Bank Narwana
IFSC Code: Alla0212340
MICR Code: 126010001
Branch Code: 212340
Address: Dsf 5 Huda Complex Narwana - Dist: Jind Haryana - 126116
Central Bank Of India Narwana
IFSC Code Cbin0283370
MICR Code: 126016102
Branch Code: 283370
Address: Dss 15, Old Hospital, Huda Commercial Complex, P.O. Narwana
Dist: Jind Haryana - 126116
Phone: 01684 290410
Punjab National Bank (PNB)
Court Road, Narwana
IFSC Code : Punb0036100
MICR Code: 126024102
Branch Code: 036100
Address: Court Road, Narwana, Haryana 126116
State Bank Of India (SBI) Narwana
MICR Code: 126002311
Branch Code: 010003
Address: Railway Road, Near Obc, Narwana Dist: Jind, Haryana 126116
Post Office in NarwanaNarwana Post Office
Status: Sub Post office
Head Office: Jind
Address: Post Master, Narwana City, Jind,
Near Narwana Narwana Bus Stand Haryana, 126116
Phone: 1684 242401
Security Services in NarwanaSecurity Services is one of the major criteria for any healthy society and the same is applicable for Narwana city too. The Narwana Police operating under Haryana Police Department is the office which looks after the security services in this region. Working under the Superintendent of Police, Jind district, the main aim of the team of officers in Narwana is to protect the society from any sort of criminal activities and restore law and order in the area. The details of the department are listed below.
Superintendent of Police, Jind
Sh. Abhishek Jorwal, IPS
Sh. Adarsh Deep,HPS
Narwana Police Station
Railway Road, Model Town
Jind, Haryana 126116
Phone: 1684 240103 , 9466121007
Sadar Police Station
Address: Sadar Narwana, Jind district, Haryana 126116
Phone: 9466121014, 01684-240125
Tourist Destinations in NarwanaTourism is not one of the best attributes of Narwana however apart from the scenic excellence there are some religious places which pulls in travelers here. Baba Gaibi Sahib is one of the most prominent religious shrines in this area fetching visitors from all the nearby visitors. Infact every Sunday specail prayer is organized in this venue for the devotees. Apart from this there are various Hindu temples like Navgarh Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Vishavkarma Mandir near the old Bakshi theatre and an ancient Shiva temple which organizes a elaborate Puja during the Shivratri. Hanuman Mandir has immense significance in the perspective that it is believed by the devotees that the idol of the temple was built by the Pandavas during their time. Apart from the religious destinations one can visit the Nehru Park and Chotu Ram Park which are wonderful locations for relaxation. Bakshi Cinema is one of the biggest theater halls in the area which has been recently turned to a multiplex with two screens. There are also places around the city which can be explored in a tour visit in Narwana. Such places include Kathial city at 39kms, Barwala city at 34 km, Hansi at 64kms, Kurukshetra at 86kms, Mansa at 92km and Karna Lake at 94kms.
Sports in NarwanaNarwana has the famous Nav deep Stadium in its area which is the country’s first Handball court and even now the only one in the country. Several sport activities are football, cricket, hockey, kabadi , tennis,badminton, gymnastics etc are promoted in this location. The stadium here provides playground for versatile sports and with coaching classes on selected sports. Matches are organized here too since the stadium has a capacity to accommodate 15000 people. Roller skating is one latest sports introduced here. However for any sort of sports goods one has to travel to Jind to fetch the same as no shops for the same are available in Narwana.
Transport in NarwanaThe best mode of travel in Narwana city is with the help of Railway transportation. Narwana Junction Railway station is the main station in the city and it connects Narwana with multiple locations in and around the region. With station Code NRW, Narawana station has 4 platforms it is part of Northern Zone, old Delhi division. Boss Express and general trains travel through this station. Some of the prominent places which is connected to Narwana through this mode of transport is Jammu Tawi, Delhi, Kolkata, Jabalpur, Ganganagar, Pathankot, Lalgarh, Chennai, Mumbai, Jind and many other locations. Gurthuri Railway station, Dharodi Railway station and Ghaso Railway station are also close to Narwana based at a distance of 6kms and 8kms respectively. However the number of trains in Narwana is much higher in compare to the other stations.
Haryana Roadways Bus Services
Narwana can also be reached through excellent roadways passing through the city. NH 65 and NH 71 passes through this area. It is the Haryana State Transport Corporation which have their authorized buses connecting Narwana with other major cities nearby. Though the main bus terminus is based in Jind which connects to a whole lot of destinations, Narwana is connected to Jind with regular buses. Apart from this there are regular buses from Tohala, Barwala, Kathial etc.
Local Modes of Transportation in NarwanaAuto rickshaws can also be fetched to travel to the nearby places however the same is not regular. The nearest airport to Narwana is the Chandigarh airport based at a distance of 152km from the heart of the city. There are state transport buses as well as few private buses to reach the destination. Apart from this one can also access Ludhiana Airport and Muzaffarnagar airport which lies at a distance of 164 and 168kms respectively. For international flights the nearest one is Indira Gandhi International Airport at 168kms.
In a nutshell it can be stated that Narwana is one of the progressive cities of Haryana state. It has potential over which the administration has an eye on and initiatives are taken so as to promote those areas in the best way possible. Dairy Farming is one of the most prospective areas of the city and it is one of the major suppliers to the milk production of the district.
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