CHAPTER I

GENERAL

S.No.

 

Contents

1

 

General

(a)

 

Introductory

 

(i)

Origion of the name of the district

 

(ii)

Location, General Boundaries, Total Area and Population of the District

 

(iii)

History of the district as an Administrative Unit and the Changes in its Compnent Parts

 

(iv)

Sub divisions, Tahsils and Thanas

(b)

 

Topography

 

(i)

The Upland Plain

 

(ii)

The Floodplain of the Ravi

 

(iii)

The Bluff along the Beas

 

(iv)

The Floodplain of the Satluj

 

The River System and Water Resources

 

(i)

Main Rivers and Tributaries

 

(ii)

Natural Drainage and Artificial Drains

 

(iii)

Underground Water Resources

(d)

 

Geology

 

(i)

Geological Formation

 

(ii)

Seismicity

(e)

 

Flora (Botany)

(f)

 

Fauna (Zoology)

(g)

 

Climate

 

(i)

Climatic Divisions and Seasons and their Durations

 

(ii)

Temperature and Humidity

 

(iii)

Rainfall

 

(iv)

Atmospheric Pressure and Winds

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Medical and Public Heath Services

 

(a)

Public Health and Medical Facilities in Early Times

 

(b)

Vital Statistics

 

Diseases Common to the Districts

 

(d)

Medical and Public Health Services

 

(e)

Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes

 

(f)

Medical and Public Health Educational Institutions

 

(g)

Sanitation

 

 

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