GAZETTEER MUKTSAR

CONTENTS

 

 

Sr. No.

 

Subject

 

 

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CHAPTER I - GENERAL

 

Introductory; Topography; River System and Water Resources; Geology; Flora; Fauna; Climate; Tables I-III.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER II - HISTORY

 

Ancient History; Medieval Period; Mutiny of 1857; The Struggle for Freedom; Independence and After Exodus and its Aftermath. Appendices I-II.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER III- PEOPLE

 

            Population; Language; Religion and Caste; Social Life.

 

 

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CHAPTER IV - AGRICULTURE AND IRRIGATION

 

Land Reclamation and Utilization; Irrigation, Agriculture and Horticulture; Animal Husbandry, Poultry and Fisheries; Forestry; Floods; Famine. Appendices I-II.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER V - INDUSTRIES

 

Old Time Industries and Industrial Development; State Aid to Industries; Industrial Training Institutes; Industrial Estates and Industrial Areas/ Focal Points; Sources of Power; Growth    and     Development   of Industries; Industries  and Manufacturers of the District; Role of Industrial   Co-operatives;   Labour and Employers’ Organizations;  Welfare of Industrial Labour .

 

 

 

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CHAPTER VI -   BANKING, TRADE AND COMMERCE   

                                

Banking and Finance; History of Indigenous Banking; General Credit Facilities; Insurance and Small Savings; Currency and Coinage; Trade and Commerce; Course of Trade; Trade Centres; Cooperation in Trade; State Trading; Merchants’ and Consumers’ Associations and Organs for Dissemination of Trade News; Weights and Measures; Storage and Warehousing; Appendices I-IV.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER VII - COMMUNICATIONS

 

Old–Time Trade Routes and Highways and Modes of Conveyance; Road Transport; Railways; Waterways, Ferries and Bridges; Air Transport; Travel and Tourist Facilities; Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones; Organizations of Owners' and Employees in the Field of Transport and Communications; Appendices I-VII.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER VIII - MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS

 

Public Administration; Learned Professions; Personal and Domestic Services; Miscellaneous Services; Appendices I-II.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER IX – ECONOMIC TRENDS

 

Livelihood Pattern and General Level of Prices and Wages and Standard of Living; Employment Situation; Planning and Rural Development; Appendices I-III.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER X – GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

         Historical Background and Divisions of the District;    District Authorities; Development Organization;  General   Arrangement  for  Disposal  of  Business;  District  Committees;  State and Central Government Officers.

 

 

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CHAPTER XI -  REVENUE ADMINISTRATION

           

Land Revenue Administration; Land Reforms; Other Sources of Revenue, State and Central.

 

 

 

 

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CHAPTER XII -  LAW AND ORDER AND JUSTICE

           

 Incidence of Crime in the District; History and Organization of Police; Jails and Lock-Ups; Organization of Civil and Criminal Courts;   Bar Associations.

 

 

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CHAPTER XIII - OTHER DEPARTMENTS

 

Public Works Department; Cooperative Department; Public Relations Department; Food and Supplies Department; Finance Department; Planning Department; Language Department; Sainik Welfare Department; Soil and Water Conservation Department.

 

 

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CHAPTER XIV-LOCAL SELF –GOVERNMENT

 

Evolution of Local Self-Government in the District; Organization and Structure; Town and Country Planning and Housing; Panchayati Raj; Appendix.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER XV- EDUCATION AND CULTURE

 

Historical Background; Literacy and Educational Standards; General Education, Professional and Technical Education; Physical Education; Cultivation of Fine Arts; Oriental Schools and Colleges; Education for the Handicapped; Adult Literacy, Social Education and Measures for the Diffusion of Education and Culture among the Masses; Cultural and Literary Societies and Periodicals; Libraries, Museums; etc.

 

 

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CHAPTER XVI -  MEDICAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

 

Public Health and Medical Facilities in Early Times; Vital Statistics, Diseases Common to the District; Medical and Public Health Services; Sanitation; Appendices I-II.

 

 

 

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CHAPTER XVII- OTHER SOCIAL SERVICES

 

Labour Welfare; Prohibition; Advancement of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes; Welfare Schemes; Social Welfare Activities;    Appendices I-II.

 

 

 

 

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CHAPTER XVIII – PUBLIC LIFE AND VOLUNTARY SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

 

  Representation of the District in the State and Union Legislatures; Political Parties and Organizations;  Newspapers and Periodicals; Voluntary Social Service Organizations.

 

 

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CHAPTER XIX- PLACES OF INTEREST

 

           Muktsar; Malaut; Giddarbaha

 

 

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

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