Chogawan village, the headquarters of Chogawan block, is situated around 20 km North West of Amritsar city. Chogawan is a predominantly rural block with 113 villages and shares a large border with neighbouring country Pakistan. It has a population of 148134 persons with around 27% of its population belonging to the Scheduled Castes. It has a low literacy rate of 59% as compared to 77% literacy rate of Amritsar district. The block has no industry and is infrastructurally backward as compared to other parts of the district. Majority of its population is engaged in farming.