Why Chandigarh ?

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OVERVIEW

 

Chandigarh, the dream city of India's first Prime Minister Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru, was planned by the famous French architect, le Corbusier, Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivalik, it is known as one of the best experiments in Urban planning and modern architecture in the 20th century in India. The foundation of the city was laid in 1952 and subsequently in 1966 the city assumed the unique distinction of being a union territory with capital city of two states Punjab and Haryana.

 

The city is divided in 56 sectors each measuring 800 meters by 1200 meters having all modern facilities. City is a regional hub for education (including technical), finance, health, entertainment and tourism sectors in addition to being a gateway to one of he most beautiful hilly state of Himachal Pradesh.

 

Chandigarh's quality of life is unparalleled and its excellent social infrastructure makes it a highly livable place. It offers clean green surroundings with educational and health infrastructure which is high class and most modern. Chandigarh is also on course to becoming a knowledge city with all pre-requires for attracting knowledge sector companies. The presence of National level institutes, Educational Centres of Excellence and a large number of other prestigious organizations makes it an important regional hub. The services sector provides much of the economic activity in the city with financial services, IT services, hospitality and tourism services providing opportunities to the youth of the city and the region for employment in large numbers.

 

 

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