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  1. Foundation of City
1952
  1. Temperature
Winter (min) Nov-Jan 3C 14C
  Summer (max) April-July 31C 44C
  1. Population
900635 (3.45% CAGR)
  1. Literacy Rate
81.9% (0.57% CAGR)
  1. Percent Working Population (15-59)
65.87%
  1. Average House Hold Income (2004-05)
375905 INR
  1. Human Development Index
Number 1 in the country
  1. Law & Order Index 2007
Number 1 among UTs
  1. Investment Environment Index 2007
Number 2 among UTs
  1. Urbanization percent
89.74
  1. Urban Employment Percent (2004-05)
4.00
  1. Engineering Colleges
More than 75 in and around Chandigarh
  1. Knowledge Pool
More than 20000 engineers & graduates per Annum
  1. Key IT Players
Infosys (30 acres campus), Wipro (20 acres), IBM,
  Airtel, Tech Mahindra, TCS, Dell, Quark