Chak No.285-GB, District Toba Tek Singh
|Chak 285 GB|
|Coordinates: 30°51′16″N 72°34′09″E / 30.85444°N 72.56917°ECoordinates: 30°51′16″N 72°34′09″E / 30.85444°N 72.56917°E|
|District||Toba Tek Singh|
|Tehsil||Toba Tek Singh|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
Chak # 285 GB (Muhammadabad, Urdu:محمد آباد) is a large size village of tehsil & District Toba Tek Singh, Punjab, Pakistan. It is a part of Union Council Number 2, along with closest villages, Chak No. 286 GB, Chak No. 284 GB. Chak No. 291 GB. A Karachi - Lahore Motorway is underway through this village & a Interchange is going to build beside the Rajana. These all villages are on Gugera Branch Canal. The postal code is 36071. Punjabi is the native spoken language but as a national language Urdu is also widely used. Major castes of this village are Syed, Gujjar, Arain, Rajputs, Khokhar, etc.
It is located near crossing junction called Rajana, approximately 96 km south from Faisalabad and 18 km northwest of Chichawatni - Toba Take Singh Road. There is a forest near it which was set up before partition by the British Government for wood supply. In this forest there is also a small " zoo " having different birds and animals. Its major crops are Wheat, Cotton, Sugarcane, Corn, Rice etc.
It is not a typical "Hilly & Chilly" type of climate in Chak No. 285 GB, as it is closer to the plains. During winter, the climate is cold but pleasant when woollens are required. During summer the temperature is hot and cottons are recommended. Temperature does sometimes cross the 44 degree °C mark in summers.
The " village " has two schools one for boys and one for girls providing education upto 05th class. Nearest Government Degree College is located at Rajana. For " Univertity education " of boys and girls, students have to seek admission in University at Toba Take Singh or "Faisalabad". Existing schools at the village are:
- Government Primary School for Boys
- Government Primary School for Girls
Celebrity of the Village
Zainab Bibi is a tallest woman “7 feet 2 inch” of Pakistan and Asia as well and a former world's tallest woman. She belongs to a poor Maachhi Family of this village. Now she is suffering from Diabetes and she spent most of her time in her home with her sisters and other family members.
Doctor Usman Ullah Khan is one of the most respectful man in the village. Running a clinic from long time and now he is 83 years old and still serving the people of the village.
- List of districts of Pakistan by Human Development Index
- Tehsils & Unions in the District of Toba Tek Singh – Government of Pakistan
- Pakistan Post Codes
- District Pre-Investment Study - 2012 Toba Tek Singh
- Punjab Health Sector Reforms Programme
- Official website
- Major Crops of Pakistan
- Zainab Bibi - 6 feet 7 inches (200.7 cm) - - The tallest woman of Pakistan
- Weather in Rajana - Weather Forecast for Punjab Pakistan