BATHINDA is historical Corporate city having the Guru Gobind Singh fort built in 1000 A.D and once a fort of Rajia Sultana. The city being important city of past is also one of the most modern cities of Punjab. It is also known City of Lakes and textile city. It is the power hub of the state as it has two big thermal power stations. Bathinda has
many Public undertakings in its manifold as National Fertilizer Limited, Kandla – Bathinda oil Pipeline, coming up HPCL Guru Gobind Singh Oil Refinery, Dry Port and many more. The city has a honour of having the biggest Military Cantonment of Asia and Worlds second biggest Railway junction connecting it with all the major cities of the country. The city is situated on the National Highway Number 64.