Vehari  ‎is a city about 100 km (62 mi) from the historical city of Multan and is the headquarters of Vehari District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is situated at the Multan Delhi Road constructed by Indian Muslim Emperor Sher Shah Suri. It is located at an altitude of 135 m (443 ft). It is 96 km (60 mi) from the regional metropolis of Multan and about 37 km (23 mi) north of the river Sutlej – the southernmost of the five rivers of the Punjab region. Islam Head works is located on this river near Luddan on the Luddan-Vehari canal providing irrigation water to both banks of the river, which includes the upper fringes of the Cholistan Desert.

 

DHQ HOSPITAL VEHARI

  •  Established In 1969 As Civil Hospital Vehari (Near Gol Chowk Vehari)
  •  Initially 42 Bedded.
  • Upgraded As DHQ Hospital Vehari W.E.F. 1.7.1976.
  • Bed Strength Increased From 42 To 125 W.E.F.  23-1-1983.
  • Shifted To Present location (Between H-block & Sharqi Colony Vehari) In 1983.
  • Hospital Area is about 26 acres 6 kanals
  • Current bed strength is 240

VEHARI DISTRICT AT A GLANCE

 

Area 4364Sq.Kms.
Population – 1998 2090416 persons
Male 1083812 (51.85%)
Female 1006604 (48.15 %)
Sex Ratio (males per 100 females) 107.7
Populaltion Density 479.0 per Sq. Km
Urban Population 335432 (16.05 %)
Rural Population 1754984 (83.95 %)
Average Household Size 6.9
Literacy Ratio (10 +) 36.8%
Male 49.40 %
Female 23.18%
Population – 1981 1328808 persons
Average Annual Growth Rate (1981 – 98) 2.70%
Total Housing Units 301201
Pacca Housing Units 133031 (44.17%)
Housing Units having Electricity 191163 (63.47 %)
Housing Units having Piped Water 51888 (17.23 %)
Housing Units using Gas for Cooking 7640 (2.54 %)
Administrative Units
Tehsils 03
Union Councils 89
Mauzas 774
Municipal Committees 03
Town Committees 03

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