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About Dhuri

Dhuri is one of the prominent towns in Punjab state. It is located in Sangrur District, on Ludhiana-Sangrur State Highway (SH 11). Dhuri’s importance can be determined from the fact that it is one of the 117 legislative assemblies in Punjab state. Besides, it is one of the tehsil towns as well as one of the very prominent industrial towns in Sangrur District. All these distinguished facts have been further explored in great detail in all the below paragraphs, by virtue of which you’ll get to know everything notable and worth knowing about this town.

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Dhuri Junction

History of Dhuri

The many archeological discoveries made by Archeological Department in adjoining town of Malerkotla amply prove that Dhuri town was once part of pre - pre-harappan civilization. These startling discoveries invariably make Dhuri region one of the oldest and historical regions of our country. Although these archeological artifacts located in Malerkotla Tehsil is not given due importance by local people, but this unpleasant fact hardly diminishes the historical importance of neither Dhuri town nor Sangrur district.. Besides being part of pre-harppan civilization, many historical facts also suggest that Dhuri, Malerkotla and also rest of Sangrur District were once ruled by great ancient empires like Mauryan and Nanda Empires.

Economy of Dhuri

Economy of Dhuri is largely dominated by industrial and service sector, whereas agricultural sector continues to wield indirect influence over town’s economy. The dominant role played by modern day industrial and service sector clearly vindicates that Dhuri’s economy has truly come of an age and is slowly marching on the path of modernization. Owing to importance of their role it is understandable that we must talk about these two respective sectors a bit more deeply.Talking about industrial sector first, then Dhuri has always been one of the important industrial towns of Sangrur District.

V.K. Agro Industries
Address: Mannwala Road, Dhuri, Punjab 148024
Phone:097813 55305

Ginni Tea
Address : # SCO 1, New Grain Market, Dhuri (Pb.)
Dhuri, Punjab, India
Email :
Phone : +91-1675-223459

G. S. Agro Industries
Dohla Rd, Dist. Sangrur,Near Railway Crossing, Dhuri - 148024, Punjab, India

Lotey Agro Industries
M. K. Road, Near Jagan Nath Petrol Pump, Opposite Jittida Hotel
Dhuri - 148024, Punjab, India
Contact: 09463126665

The main reason for this being its huge number of rice flour mills. Operating for many decades here, these rice mills today have become one of the most important pillars of Dhuri’s burgeoning economy. Prominent rice mill of Dhuri is Delhi based KRBL Limited, which owns the immensely famous India Gate Basmati Rice Brand. This rice mill is located in very heart of the town. There is another very prominent mill, though it is not a rice mill but a Sugar mill. This mill is Bhagwanpura Sugar Mills. Not only is it one of the largest mills, but is also one of the oldest mills of Dhuri town. Now coming to service sector, then Dhuri town is home to burgeoning banking industry coupled with equally resilient retail, healthcare and hospitality industry. Although all these Service oriented industries are still not big enough in terms of revenue, but they have certainly matured and progressed immensely over the years. Invariably contributing to local economy by its growth.

Healthcare Services in Dhuri

Dhuri doesn't face major shortage of well equipped hospitals. The reason for this being that not only has number of well equipped hospitals increased in Dhuri town alone, but their numbers have also increased in all the adjacent towns over the years. These adjacent towns mainly include Sangrur, Ahmedgarh and Malerkotla, all of which are located barely few kilometers away from Dhuri town.Likewise today patients of Dhuri also don’t face any shortage of chemist shops and pathlabs. What is even better is that today Dhuri town itself has so many chemist shops and general doctors that its patients don’t have to flock other towns. Going by sheer choices of hospitals and other basic services that Dhuri’s patients are enjoying, then Dhuri’s healthcare services can certainly be termed as reliable and efficient.

Hospitals near Dhuri

Life Line Multispeciality Hospital
Address: Patiala Bye Pass, Near Ggs Public School, Sangrur Ho, Sangrur – 148001
Phone no: + (91)-1672-251016, +(91)-9216678005

Singla Surgical Hospital
Address: Dhuri Rd, Mehal Mubarik, Sangrur Ho, Sangrur – 148001
Phone no: +(91)-1672-232742, 232703

Bansal Hospital & Heart Centre
Address: Hari Pura Road, Sangrur Ho, Sangrur – 148001
Phone no: +(91)-1672-251601, 251602

Chemist Shops in Duri

Durga Medical Hall
Address: Sangrur Road, Dhuri
Phone no: 222156, 228156, 98155-22157, 98152-10251

Guru Nanak Medical Store
Address: M.K. Road, Near Punjab National Bank (Main Branch), Dhuri
Phone no: 98554-78224, 01675-501511

Jitendra Medical Hall
Address: Krishna Complex, Arya Samaj Block, Dhuri - 148024
Phone no: 01675-222641, 99888-68190

Transportation in Dhuri

Today Dhuri has a pretty exceptional public transportation in place. The town has more than sufficient number of auto rickshaws to look after its day to day local commuters. As a result local people here hardly complain about difficulty in getting auto rickshaws. At least they don’t face as much trouble as most local people few decades back did. Coming to connectivity, then Dhuri town enjoys excellent connectivity with rest of Punjab as well as rest of India. This is largely thanks to Dhuri Railway Junction, one of the prominent junctions in state of Punjab. Thanks to this junction Dhuri town is directly connected to virtually every part of Punjab as well as few of the prominent cities located outside Punjab state. Just as Dhuri town enjoys exceptional connectivity via train, it also enjoys outstanding connectivity via road as well. Hordes of state run buses regularly halt and ply through Dhuri Bus Stand on daily basis, invariably connecting it to several part of Punjab. Lastly, Dhuri’s strategic location on Ludhiana-Sangrur State Highway (SH 11) also helps this town in boosting its connectivity further.

Dhuri Junction
Address: Pathshala Mohalla, Dhuri, Punjab 148024
Zone: NR/Northern
Division: Ambala Cantt.
Code: DUI

Banking Services in Dhuri

Apart from big nationalised banks, Dhuri is also home to quite a few local cooperative banks, small micro finance units and decent number of private money lenders. Although all these are small unorganized players, but their presence surely helps in further improving the already efficient financial services of this town. In the end the only obvious conclusion that can be made is that Dhuri town has unarguably one of the most efficient banking services in Sangrur District.

Address: New Mandi Road, , Ward No. 16, , Dhuri Pind Road, Near SBOP, Dhuri - 148024,
IFSC Code: HDFC0001480
Phone no: 01675 – 501532/33

Punjab National Bank (PNB)
Address: Mk Road, Near Railway Phatak, Dhuri, Punjab 148024
IFSC Code: PUNB0014000
Phone no: 01675-220045

Axis Bank
Address: Ground Floor, Dhuri Pind Road, Distt Sangrur, Punjab Dhuri 148024
IFSC Code: UTIB0001649
Phone no: Not available

Corporation Bank
Address: Adjoining Gyan Service Station, Dhuri Malerkotla Road, District Dhuri Sangrur Punjab 148024
Phone no: 01675-265085

Address: Near Bdo Office, Dhuri Pind Road , Dhuri, Dist – Sangrur, Punjab, Pin – 148024
IFSC Code: ICIC0001508
Phone no: Not available

Bank of India
Address: Near M/S S G Barnala Mill Store, Sangrur Road, Dhuri - 148024
IFSC Code: BKID0006591
Phone no: Not available

Union Bank of India
Address: Dhuri, Ramgarhia Gurdwara road, Dhuri, Pin: 148024
IFSC Code: UBIN0562351
Phone no: 0167 - 5221633

Safety and Security in Dhuri

Being a very prominent town Dhuri obviously has a local police station to look after its local law and order situation. This police station despite all its limitation seems to be doing a pretty efficient job. This praiseworthy statement obviously tells us that this town enjoys a pretty stable law and order. Although random crimes do occur infrequently, but they are mostly pity and small crimes. These pity crimes are obviously duly taken care by local police station. Overall, Dhuri’s citizens don’t have to seriously spare any thought about their safety and security. Their safety and security is invariably taken care by stable law and order of this town.

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

PS Sadar Dhuri
Address : Village Benra, Near Court Complex, Sangrur-Ludhiana Road
Mobile Number of SHO : 8054545107
Mobile Number of MHC : 8054545307
Phone No.: 01675-220167

Dhuri at a glance

Country : India
State : Punjab
District : Sangrur
• Official : Punjabi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN : 148024
Telephone code : 01675
Vehicle registration : PB 59
Sex ratio : 53% M, 47%

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