Jalandhar is a city in the north-western Indian state of Punjab. Jalandhar was the capital of Punjab until Chandigarh was built. The city was known as Jullundur in British India. Jalandhar City railway station is on the Delhi-Amritsar train route. Its pin code is 144xxx.
The city has a humid subtropical climate with hot weather in summers and cool winters favouring the tourism and hotel industry. Including India's 3 most popular and renowned Universities i.e. LPU, PTU and DAV, Jalandhar has 150+ numbers of colleges and 350+ schools.
Jalandhar is the least populated and cleanest city of Punjab. It is the largest developed city in State. Jalandhar has the highest number of hospitals in India. The city claims to have highest number of hospitals in Asia.
Jalandhar is also one of the largest producers of vehicles of the country. Jalandhar being the center city of Punjab provides goods like glass and furniture to the neighbouring cities. Jalandhar is also a hub of sports goods manufacture. Rough estimates suggest that today Jalandhar has more than one hundred major industries and about 20,000 small-scale industries with a most conservative estimate of an annual turnover of approximately Rs 650 crores.