The city Mohali is officially known as Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar. It is one of the planned city and is district of Punjab, India. Mohali is a commercial hub located on the south-west of Chandigarh. It is the administrative headquarters of the Mohali district. It is also one of the six Municipal Corporations of the State.
Mohali is developing rapidly as an Information Technology hub of the state of Punjab It has hence grown significant importance. The Government of Punjab has initiated significant infrastructure and recreation projects in attempts to increase the standard of living in Mohali. The Roads have been built to best standard to create smooth networks between Mohali and Chandigarh International Airport to boost its international connectivity. Mohali was earlier the part of the Rupnagar district and was carved out and made a part of a separate district in 2006.
Prehistoric evidence has been found in Mohali and its surrounding regions. Due to the presence of the lake, fossil remains with imprints of a large variety of aquatic plant, animal, and amphibian life have been found. As a part of the Punjab region, it has many rivers in the areas where it is speculated that ancient and primitive settlement by humans began. Some 8,000 years ago, the area was also known to be a home to the Harappans.