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About Samrala

Samrala is a small municipal town in Ludhiana District of Punjab. The town is located just 35 kms away from headquarter city of Ludhiana. It is widely hailed as one of the upcoming towns of Ludhiana district. Thanks largely to many economic developments taking place in and around this city during past few decades. The city is connected via various modes of transportation to major parts of Punjab and is located at about 35 km east of the district headquarters Ludhiana, on the highway to Chandigarh.

About Samrala
Samrala Railway Station

Economy of Samrala

Like all other emerging small towns, even Samrala’s economy is mostly driven by its rising Service sector. Presence of hordes of banks, plethora of retail shops, increasing presence of hospitality and healthcare industry are all irrefutable signs of rising Service sector. All these Service sector oriented industries are driving Samrala’s minuscule economy forward by generating continuous stream of employment and revenue. Today more than 60% of Samrala’s employable workforce is employed directly or indirectly in Service sector oriented jobs. This piece of statistics is more than sufficient to tell us about Service sector’s dominant role in the local economy. There is, however, still enough space for other competitive sectors to make at least marginal contribution. Here we’re referring to industrial sector, which makes direct as well indirect contribution to Samrala’s local economy. Direct contribution is made by few industries operating in and around this town, whereas indirect contribution is made by significant number of locals working in nearby industrial towns of Ludhiana.

Punjab Tubewell Boring & Sanitation
Address: Chandigarh road, Samrala, Ludhiana, Punjab 141114
Phone no: 098140 56726

Ekson Engineering Industries
Address: Chandigarh Road, Samrala, Punjab, India - 141114
Phone no: 91-1628-254172/262672, +919569199185

Sokhi Manufacturing Company
Address: Opp. Gaushala, Khanna Road, Samrala, Distt. Ludhiana,
Punjab, India - 141114
Phone no: +91-98151-31027, +91-98146-84007, +91-9815750200, +91-9888978150

Healthcare Services in Samrala

Decades of steady economic development has paved way for decent numbers of hospitals in Samrala town. Although these local hospitals may not be laden with top class facilities and infrastructure per say, but with their limited infrastructure they are still managing to do satisfactory job. Every year they successfully cure and heal thousands of diseases inflicted patients. Significant numbers of patients amongst these happen to suffer from very serious diseases. Successful treatment of such serious patients is surely testimony of efficacy of local healthcare services here. Further Ludhiana has many multi specialty and super specialty hospitals are located less than 40 kms away from Samrala town. That is less than 2 hours of road journey. This incredible proximity eventually proves to be a great life saver for Samrala’s patients. Especially for those who are suffering from life threatening diseases. Coming to basic healthcare services like chemist shops and doctors, then this small town was always overwhelmed with it. Local patients here therefore never have to struggle a lot for access medicines and reaching out to qualified doctors.

Bawa Hospital
Address: Civil Lines, Near Old Dandi Swami Mandir, Ludhiana – 141001
Phone no: +(91)-161-2448721, +(91)-9888147248

Christian Medical College & Hospital
Address: Brown Road, Bagh Khazanchian, Ludhiana – 141008
Phone no: +(91)-161-2115000, +(91)-9646500127

Life Line Hospital
Address: Samrala Chowk, Near Fire Brigade, Ludhiana – 141008
Phone no: +(91)-9915148877

Banking Services in Samrala

Today numerous reputed banks operating their branches in and around Samrala town, local citizens can reap innumerable benefits. They can easily open a bank account in any top bank and thereupon enjoy host of modern banking services. In a way quality of Samrala’s banking services can be easily compared with banking services of any urban city. Banking sector or services here, however, is not monopolized by only reputed commercial banks. This is because local cooperative banks and small micro finance companies are also offering their financial services in this town. Although they are not giving big banks run for their money as such, but they are certainly making their presence felt by giving easy accessibility to credit to local people.

Bank of Baroda
Address: Chandigarh Road, Samrala, DIST.Ludhiana (Punjab), Samrala - 141114
IFSC Code: BSARB0SAMRAL
Phone no: 01628-262032

Punjab National Bank
Address: Lic Building, Samrala, Punjab 141114
IFSC Code: PUNB0346600
Phone no: 01628-262061, 262028

ICICI Bank
Address: Ward no.9, Samrala, Distt. Ludhiana, Punjab 141114
IFSC Code: ICIC0001518
Phone no: 8146911421

Canara Bank
Address: Opp.H.P.Gas Agency, Chandigarh Road, Dist Ludhiana, Samrala - 141114
IFSC Code: CNRB0003548
Phone no: not available

Transportation in Samrala

Neither local traveling nor traveling to different parts of Punjab is a problem for the residents of Samrala. They can easily commute anywhere with bare minimum inconvenience. For local traveling they can anytime depend on decent number of auto rickshaws that are currently plying across this town, whereas with the help of local Railway Station commuters can directly travel to prominent cities like Chandigarh, Amritsar and Ludhiana. Furthermore state run buses also ply from this small town on day to day basis, further boosting its connectivity with rest of Punjab state. And to top off everything National highway No 95 also passes from this town. Although National highway No 95 is immensely small and passes only through Punjab state, but it directly connects Samrala to prominent towns like Morinda, Ludhiana, Moga and Jagraon.

Samrala Railway Station
Station Code: SMRL
Zone: NR/Northern
Division: Ambala Cantt.

Samrala at a glance

Country: India
State: Punjab
District: Ludhiana
Elevation: 249 m (817 ft)
Languages
• Official: Punjabi
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code: 01628
Postal code: 141114

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