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About Dirba

Dirba is a small Nagar Panchayat town in Sangrur District of Punjab state. The town is located very near to Sangrur and Patiala city. It is popularly known as ‘hub of Kabaadi’ in Punjab. In fact the most popular sports in this small town is not cricket, but Kabbadi. This seemingly small town also has a huge importance in Punjab’s politics, as it is one of one of the 117 assembly constituencies in Punjab state.

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Economy of Dirba

DAlmost every household in this small town derives its livelihood directly or indirectly from agricultural activities. Rice and Wheat are two agricultural crops that are grown in huge quantity here. Most of the Rice and Wheat that is grown here is sold in local wholesale market by farmers. As far as productivity of agricultural sector is concerned, then Dirba’s agricultural sector is pretty productive. Every year this small region produces decently impressive agricultural production, which obviously augurs well for its economy and local farmers. Nearby cities like Sangrur and Patiala also have a very favorable impact on its local economy. This is because considerable numbers of local people are employed in industries operating in these two major cities of Punjab.

Healthcare Services in Dirba

Dirba is too small town to have many well equipped hospitals in its area. Besides, the town is still very underdeveloped and hence healthcare services have never flourished here. In such a scenario Dirba’s critically ill patients are left with no option, but to travel to other towns for their medical treatment. These other town mostly includes Sangrur, Sunam, Patiala and Bhawanigarh. These towns have no shortage of well equipped hospitals. Especially Patiala city is home to ample number of Multi specialty and Super specialty hospitals. A satisfactory part is that presence of chemist shops has grow considerably during last few decades.

Reputed Hospitals near Dirba

Ravi Eye & General Hospital
Address: Bhawanigarh, Main Bazaar, Sangrur – 148026
Phone no: +(91)-1672-273239, 272239

Khan Hospital & Maternity Home
Address: Old Super Pipe Factory Rd, Bhawanigarh, Sangrur - 148026
Phone no: +(91)-1672-272815

Khosla Hospital
Address: Patiala Road, Bhawanigarh, Sangrur - 148026
Phone no: +(91)-1672-272084, 272080

Transportation in Dirba

The only public transportation service available in Dirba town is auto rickshaw. Their decent presence is good enough for commuters of this small town for traveling to different local areas as well as to many adjoining towns. Moving to critical issue of connectivity, then quite a few state run buses do ply from Dirba town, which connects its local people to different parts of Punjab state. However, Dirba town does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station is Sangrur Railway Station, located some 25 kms away from Dirba. Dirba’s people can cover this distance either by state buses or auto rickshaws.

Banking Services in Dirba

For a town like Dirba that has a meager population of nearly 16,000 only few repute banks are operating their branches in the town. Due to their presence people of Dirba don’t have to travel to other towns to enjoy banking services. Today they can enjoy that in their home town. This fact in itself means a lot to local people of Dirba. Hopefully in coming years few reputed banks will open their branches here and make things even more pleasant for local people.

Address : Sco -42,Near Sbop, Grain Market Dirba, Punjab Dirba-148035
Phone no: 9815331111
IFSC Code: HDFC0003241

Punjab National Bank
Pincode : 148035
Phone : 01676- 244338 - 9855403371
Email :
IFSC Code: PUNB0648800

State Bank Of Patiala
Address: Dirba Ho, Dirba, Pin code: 148035
Phone no: 01672 242308

Safety and Security in Dirba

Dirba town does have a local police station to ensure safety and security of its citizens. While this local police station is doing a pretty efficient job, but Dirba happens to be very peaceful town and hence local police station does not face any major challenge as such. This fact is clearly vindicated by low crime rates existing in this town. This also explains why every year number of complains registered in Dirba’s police station is relatively very low. Over all, Dirba’s local people need not have to bother about their safety and security. This small town is too peaceful to make it citizens fee insecure in any way.

Sangrur Police
Emergency Number 100 : Central Control Room Sangrur
8054545100, 8054545200, 8054545888, 01672-241703,241704

PS Dirba

SI Gurbhajan Singh 1888/SGR
Mob: 8054545117 / 8054545317

Dirba at a glance

Country: India
State: Punjab
District: Sangrur
Elevation: 236 m (774 ft)
Population (2011)
• Total: 16,952
• Official: Punjabi
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN: 148035
Telephone code: 01676
Vehicle registration: PB-44

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