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Located in Baba Bakala sub-district of Amritsar - Punjab state, Umra Nangal is one of the prosperous villages of Punjab. The village is also well-known for its proud history, culture, and patriotism. The main profession of the village is farming.
In 1987, former Punjab Revenue Minister Jiwan Singh Umranangal received Maharana Partap award. In 1991, Government of India awarded him Padma Bhushan and in 1996 he received National Amity Award. So following his legacy, the family of IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal is associated with the organization of various historical, cultural, sports events, etc. Their family has worked night and day for the betterment of the village, especially the socio-economic status of the people.
The village is well known for its cultural heritage. Artists from various disciplines perform their art marked the three days ‘Mela Umra Nangal da’ The Mela is conducted annually in the fond memory of former Revenue Minister Late Jeevan Singh Umra Nangal, his son Shaheed Sukhdev Singh Umra Nangal and Sampooran Kaur, who lost their lives in safeguarding the peace of Punjab during the 1984 riots.
Continuing the legacy, Paramraj Singh Inspector General of Punjab Police, recognized many times for his determination & commitment to the nation. He was nominated twice for the president's medal. There is an immense level of pride attached to his contribution to the Punjab Police.
IG Umra Nangal family donated Bone Cancer Bus to World Cancer Care and 51 Tricycles to needy peoples..... IGP Border Range Param Raj Singh Umranangal gave monetary aid of Rs one lakh to the bereaved family of Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh killed in while on duty. Indeed, these deeds reflect Umra Nangal family’s contribution towards the society. This family has not only improved the socio-economy of Punjab but also introduced social reforms to uplift the unprivileged section of society.