Pathankot is a municipal committee and a city in the Gurdaspur district in Punjab,
a state in the northern part of India. Pathankot is an important town in Punjab
as it is the meeting point of three states of north India, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh
and Jammu and Kashmir. The town acts as a travel hub for the three states also is
a focal point for the defense forces-air force and the army.
Pathankot has many places of interest some of which date back to the Mughal era
and he times if the Mahabharata. Temples and forts are also there in Pathankot which
attract tourists. There are many places of interest around Pathankot in all the
three states. This makes the town an important tourist attraction and also gives
a lot of scope for the government and the local people to develop tourism.
There are some hotels in the town but there is immense potential to make more and
better ones. The people can also open restaurants which serve different cuisines
to cater to the needs of people from all over the country and also the world. Pathankot
is on the path of development and thus, the banking sector is also growing in the
There are many public sector, foreign and private sector banks functioning in the
city. These bank branches offer jobs in all departments like accounts, telling,
administration, IT and sales and marketing. These bank operations give many job
opportunities to the local people and also to the people from nearby towns and cities.
To meet the increasing educational demands of the people of
Pathankot, some institutes
have developed in the town in the recent past. All these schools and colleges are
at present sufficient to fulfill the requirements of education in Pathankot. The
private educational institutes that have built here facilitate the neighboring states.
Students of not only Pathankot but also of the nearby towns come here to study as
not all nearby places have a well developed educational system. Few colleges are
an integral part of education system in Pathankot. The colleges in Pathankot apart
from other courses offer B-Ed courses which facilitate people to train in the field
of education. Many schools have also been opened in Pathankot.
The schools and colleges in the city give opportunity to the local people to pursue
a career in the field of education. The growing number of educational institutes
gives many job opportunities to the people of the town. i