Punjab has already achieved status of power surplus state with commissioning of three new
      thermal power plants at Rajpura (1400 MW), Talwandi Sabo (1980 MW) and Goindwal Sahib
      (540 MW) thus totalling to 3920 MW. With this, now the gross installed capacity is 13960 MW
      including its own installed capacity and share from NRSE projects, BBMB and other Central
      Sector projects. On green energy front, PSPCL has installed capacity/share from central sector
      projects of 1253 MW which include solar projects of capacity 830 MW and rest from non solar
      projects including biomass and mini/micro hydel projects.
           The total road network length is 71742 km, consisting of 2630 km national highways 1133
      km state highways, 1826 km major district roads and 5119 km of other district roads(ODRs) and
      61034 km rural link roads. Out of the link roads PWD B&R looks after 31696 km and Punjab
      Mandi Board looks after 29338 km of link roads.
           Punjab has two international airports at Amritsar (Rajasansi) and Mohali. First phase of the
      terminal building at Mohali airport is complete and awaiting commissioning.
      Fairs and Festivals
           Besides festivals of Dussehra, Diwali, Holi, other important festivals/fairs/melas are Maghi
      Mela at Mukatsar, Rural Sports at Kila Raipur, Basant at Patiala, Holla Mohalla at Anandpur
      Sahib, Baisakhi at Talwandi Sabo, Urs at Rauza Sharif at Sirhind, Chappar Mela at Chappar,
      Skeikh Farid Aagman Purb at Faridkot, Ram Tirath Mela at Village Ram Tirath, Shaheedi Jor
      Mela at Sirhind, Harballab Sangeet Sammelan Baba Sodal at Jalandhar. In addition to these,
      three heritage festivals at Amritsar, Patiala, Kapurthala are also celebrated every year and are
      very popular among the tourists.
       Governor               : V.P. Singh Badnore      Chief Secretary        : Karan Avtar Singh
       Chief Minister         : Capt. Amarinder         Jurisdiction of        : Punjab, Haryana &
                                  Singh                 High Court                Chandigarh
       Area                   : 3,42,239 sq km          Population             : 6.86 crore
       Capital                : Jaipur                  Principal              : Hindi and
                                                        Languages                 Rajasthani
      History and Geography
           Rajasthan is the largest state in India area-wise. Prior to independence it was known as
      Rajputana or Rajputs—a martial community who ruled over this area for centuries. The history