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Welcome to TMA Mankera

TEHSIL Mankera is the principal town of Mankera Tehsil, an administrative subdivision of Bhakkar District, in the Punjab province of Pakistan.It is situated about 320 kilometers west of the city of Lahore.

Bhakkar is located in the west of Punjab on the border  of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The mighty Indus River flows on the Western side of the District which plays havoc during monsoon season and the Jehlum and  Chenab rivers both flow on the eastern side they also sometimes plays havoc during monsoon season. One third of the land is sandy of which small portion is irrigated by Thal canal. Rest of the sandy land is cultivated and is entirely dependent upon rains. People mostly depend on agriculture which is highly dependent on rain falls. As such people are poor, backward and traditional. Education and health facilities are not adequately available.



Mankera today

Mankera's main bazaar (market) has neat rows of shops on either side. The town has four schools − one high school and one primary school each for boys and girls. The first primary school has been in existence for over a hundred years. A special school for disabled children and the addition of an intermediate college and a commerce college provide the town with ample resources to educate its youth. A forty-bed hospital caters to the health needs of the populace. The famous Jamia Masjid is mostly intact, but disrepair and neglect is evident. The streets are paved and wide, and the people congenial and hospitable. Mankera has a rich Indo-Islamic Culture, which is known as The colorful culture. u/c gohar wala near 39 km

Transport

The nearest airport to Mankera is Dera Ismail Khan - travellers used to be able to catch a flight either Islamabad or Peshawar to this city and then onto Mankera. However this airport is now out of use - the only way to get there is by bus. The bus takes 6 hours from Peshawar to reach Dera Ismail Khan and 7 hours from Islamabad and 6 hours from lahore. From Dera Ismail Khan it takes two hours to reach Mankera and from bhakkar it takes a drive of 45 minutes.

The direct Bus service is also available from Lahore. Mankera is 360 km away from Lahore and its located on main Lahore-Dera Ismail Khan road.

One Can easily get to Mankera through a fast APV car service from Niazi Adda, but APV car service is from Lahore to Jhang. From Jhang city, there is a AC and Non-AC bus/van service for Bhakkar and Dera Ismail Khan. Mankera is just 25 km apart from Chowk Saraiy Mohajir which occures on MM road (Mianwali-Multan Road), this is the same road which is from Islamabad to Karachi through Chakwal, Mianali, Muzzafar Garh, Multan, BahawalPur, Rahim Yar Khan and Hyderabad

 

 

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People of Mankera will have access to clean drinking water for all day long along with the provision of other facilities at their doorstep....

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Website of TMA Mankera launched on Jan 17, 2012 with the assistance of Punjab Municipal Development Fund Company (PMDFC), Lahore.
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