Sukho (Urdu: سُكھو‎) is a Union Council of Gujar Khan, Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan.[1] It is located 3.5 km south of the Sukho Mor stop at the Mandra-Chakwal Road and is connected with Gujar Khan (12.5 km) via Sukho-Gujar Khan Road.

Sukho
Country Pakistan
ProvincePunjab
DistrictRawalpindi
TehsilGujar Khan
Post CodeGK29
Government
 • NazimChoudary Ibrar Sarwar
 • Naib NazimHaji Yaseen
Population
 • Total35,000

EducationEdit

Other than private schools, the town has a number of government schools;

  • Government Boys Primary School Sukho
  • Government Islamia High School Sukho (for Boys)[2]
  • Government Girls High School Sukho[3]

Health FacilitiesEdit

Sukho has a Basic Health Unit (BHU) located on the outskirts of the town toward the North-West.[4] It provides basic health services free of cost, including maternity related services.

The town also has several private clinics and medical doctors (Dr. Rukhsana Kausar, Dr. Khalid Javed Qureshi,Dr. Pappu, Dr. Tahir, Dr. Qadri, Dr. G. Hussain, Dr. Ehtesham) providing basic health related services. A local pharma enterprise known as Kamal Laboratories is situated in the town as well. It is well known to manufacture and export various homeopathic drugs in Pakistan and abroad.[5] The founding unit of the laboratories is located in Sukho since 1967.

Post OfficeEdit

Sukho has a post office which provides postal and pension services to the people of area.[6]

BankEdit

A branch of Muslim Commercial Bank (MCB) is located near the Lari-Adda. It offers Islamic banking services as well.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Towns & Unions in the City District of Rawalpindi - Government of Pakistan Archived 2008-01-24 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "School Education Department". schoolportal.punjab.gov.pk. Govt. of Punjab. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  3. ^ "School Education Department". schoolportal.punjab.gov.pk. Govt. of Punjab. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  4. ^ "Health Department". City District Government Rawalpindi. 2015-01-28. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  5. ^ Company, Kamal Laboratories, Renowned Homeopathic Medicines Manufacturing. "About Kamal | Company | Kamal Laboratories, Renowned Homeopathic Medicines Manufacturing Company". www.kamal.pk. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  6. ^ "MCB Bank Pakistan | Branch Locator | Branch". www.mcb.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-12-15.