Administration Profile

Parliamentary Constituency: Hamirpur (previously part of Mandi)

Assembly Constituency: Dharampur

State: Himachal Pradesh

District: Mandi

Block:Dharampur Sub Divisional Magistrate Dharampur sits few day(s) in a week / month in Sandhole since 2019. There have been multiple circular on this therefore please contact the local office for the actual days when SDM would be available in Sandhol before you plan your visit.

Tehsil:Sandhole - Earlier part of Sarkaghat, Sandhole was upgraded from sub tehsil to Tehsil in year 2011

Tehsil and SDM office Sandhole

Tehsil and SDM office Sandhole

New Adminstrative Block - Tehsil office a 4 storey new admistrative block with underground parking development is in progress. Building was constraucted at a good pace in nearly completed in 3 years but this has yet to made opertaional. Incase no action is takem by the current Govt and local MLA Shri Chander Shekar, it may soon turn to white elephant.

Tehsil and SDM office Sandhole

Tehsil and SDM office Sandhole

Development Blocks : 3

Gram-Panchayats No: 9 -- Sandhole, Dattwar, Ghanala, Gawala, Sohar, Neri, Kothwan, Dhalara, Beri ...

Villages: Bahn, Balyali, Beri, Bhoor, Chatraun, Chhej (Chej), Cholangar, Dattwar, Dhalara, Deori, Dyol, Gehra, Ghanala (Upper & Lower), Gardhar, Gowala, Jamula, Kachhali, Kaltri, Kandroh, Kanohi, Kothwan, Kothuwan, Kun, Kuhat, Kujabalh, Lasrana, Marhi, Naingal, Neri, Nichli Beri, Rawara, Soohar, Seoh, Tarker, Tor Khola, Taurkhola, name a few, but list is long

Deori - situated near Basantpur camp and it is in the centre of Sandhole

Police Station: Dharampur, Phone : +91-1905-272100

Police Post: Sandhole, Phone: +91-1905-273220


          Punjab National Bank --This branch is fully computerised. IFSC code: PUNB0209900, Branch Code: 209900
IFSC Code of Punjab National Bank, Sandhol branch, Sandhole is PUNB0209900, The MICR Code of Punjab National Bank, Sandhol branch, Sandhole is 177024081

         Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Address : Hatnala Bazaar, SANDHOLE, Distt-MANDI, Himachal Pradesh

         H.P. State Co-Op Bank Address: Ground Floor, Near Post Office, Near Sandhol Bus Stand, Sandhol, Himachal Pradesh 176090
IFSC Code: HPSC0000322

         UCO Bank This branch came into operation in year 2014. UCO Bank Sandhol Branch IFSC Code UCBA0002937
UCO Bank Sandhol Branch is located in Mandi District, Himachal Pradesh State and UCO Bank Sandhol Branch Address: VILL AND PO SANDHOL, TEHSIL SANDHOL, DISTT. MANDI H.P. Phone Number : 9418056803

UCO Bank at Sandhole Co-OP Bank at Sandhole

Sub Post Office: Sandhole and the Pincode is 176090

Hospital: Govt Civil Hospital - at Hatnala Bazaar Sandhole has Govt Hospital since independence, its label change many times since then and now called Civil Hospital but infrastruture and staff occupancy is very poor.
Current sactioned beds are 50 but in in-position number is very less, less than half of sanction beds. Hospital has BLOCK MEDICAL OFFICER, Dental Clinic and X-ray facilities.
Phone : +91-1905-273223

Civil Hospital Sandhole

Civil Hospital Sandhole

A new campus development in progress. This will accommodate the sanctioned strength of 20 doctors and 100 beds. The building was inaugrated in 2022 by then minister Thakur Mahendra Singh before the end of 13th HP Legislative Assembly but it is yet to be operational. As on June 2023 it has been more than 6 months since Cong Govt in to power but no action on the pending work.

New Civil Hospital Building Sandhole

New Civil Hospital Building Sandhole


Area Profile of Sandhole Town As of 2011 India Census
Number of Households 1,820
Average number of persons per Household 4.5
Population-Total 8190
Population-Urban 0
Population-Rural 8190
Sex Ratio 873
Literates 7289
Illiterates 2%
Literacy Rate (%) 89

Lok Sabha Representation:

Till 2008 (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) Sandhole was the part of Mandi Parliamentary contituency. In the Fourteenth Lok Sabha Sandhole was represented by Smt. Pratibha Singh Cong(I), spouse of Shri Virbhadra Singh.

But after the delimitation process of 2008 Sandhole is the party of Hamirpur constituency.

Mr Anurag Thakur of BJP, son of Prem Kumar Dhumal has won the year 2008 election. Anurag Thakur defeated his nearest rival, Narinder Thakur of the Congress, son of Late Thakur Jagdev Chand by more than 72 thousand votes. This second consecutive win for him. He had also won the by-election in May 2008 by 174,666 votes, defeating Congress candidate O.P. Rattan.


HP Vidhan Sabha - Dharampur respresentation:

Dharampur Assembly Constituency is represented by Chander Shekhar, INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS.

Chander Shekhar 2022 - 2027 INC

Chander Shekhar won the 2022 elecetion defecting Rajat Thakur of BJP

Thakur Mahender Singh 1997-2022, BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY.

Thakur Mahender Singh 1997-2022, BHARATIYA JANATA PARTY.

Profile: Son of late Shri Bali Ram; born at Richhli, Distt. Mandi on 22nd February 1950 ; Under-Graduate; educated at Merrut (UP); married to Smt. Parmila Devi; one son and two daughters; Ex-Serviceman and Horticulturist. Involved in construction of temples and helping poor labours. Elected to State Legislative Assembly in February 1990 as an Independent; elected again in 1993 as Congress candidate, in 1998 on H.V.C. ticket, in 2003 as Lok Tantrik Morcha (H.P.) candidate, and in 2007 on B.J.P. ticket. He has a unique record of being elected to the Assembly in five consective electionss, on five different election symbols. He extended his record by winning this seat in year 2013 election for sixth time.
He again won straight seventh time in 2017

He was cabinets minister in the Prof Dhumal led BJP govt. He held the portfolio Transport department from 2009-2012. He also remained as a Cabinet Minister during his previous term 1998-2003 and held various portfolios including Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Excise and Taxation and PWD during the 1998 - 2001.

Great Infrastucture of Sandhole

New Bus stand:

For the last 40 years, Khad at Basantpur has being used a Bus stand. Govt has unable to find a suitable place and develop a bus stand. After a long site was identified though it is again in the khad and work started but half constructed building looks older & more deserted than forts of Rajsthan.

Finally on 24th Nov 2018 Sandhole got its long due Bus Stand. Thakur Mahender Singh, Irrigation & Public Health, Horticulture, Sainik Welfare minister of Himachal Pradesh inaugurated Bus stand ‘Sandhol‘ near Hatnala Bazaar.

Newly constructed bus stand at Sandhole half constructed bus stand at Sandhole

Sandhole, Himachal Pradesh Map