Kharar has world class universities and hospitals such as Chandigarh University, Rayat Bahra University, Aadesh Group of Institutions, GS Sachdeva Group of Institutions, Max Hospital, Fortis, etc. and largest malls of India i.e. the North Country Mall by Gumberg India.
Kharar is a city and a municipal council in Ajitgarh district in the state of Punjab. Kharar is located at 30.74°N 76.65°E and has an average elevation of 297 metres.
Kharar is a city and a municipal council in Mohali district in the state of Punjab. It is at a distance of about 10-15 kilometres from Chandigarh and about 4 kilometres from Mohali.Kharar, which has been shifted from Rupnagar District to Mohali District, is getting developed fast. As it has the advantage of proximity to both Chandigarh and Mohali. Also because the Punjab Government is encouraging development in Kharar. This has given shape to a lot of colonies approved by GMADA being developed in the city, prominent among these being Model Town, Shivalik Enclave, Sunny Enclave and Gillco Valley. Kharar has 1 Engineering college and 2 nos. polytechnic as well as B.Ed / Education & Law College.
A major area of Kharar has been allocated to the GMADA (Greater Mohali Development Authority) for further development in 2006.
Punjabi is the main spoken language. Hindi and English are also spoken.
State Bank of Patiala, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank,Vijaya Bank, IndusInd Bank, Bank of Baroda, Punjab & Sind Bank, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Axis Bank has major presence in this area.
Main Bazaar is the main market in Kharar, It starts from Pakka Darwaza and end at Bhooru chonk.
STD Code of Kharar City is 0160. Pin code is 140301.