Ludhiana Improvement Trust was established in the year 1958 under the Punjab Town Improvement Act 1922. This office was established with the objective to achieve planned, growth & development for the residents of Ludhiana. Till date it has taken up 33 development schemes in various parts of city covering an area of 2850 acres approximatelyTotal geographical area of the district is 3767 Sq.Kms.
Ludhiana is the most centrally located district which falls in the Malwa region of the State of Punjab. For Administrative purposes it has been placed in the Patiala Division. It lies between north Latitude 30o-34' and 31o-01' and east longitude 75o-18' and 76o-20'. It is bounded on the north by River Sutlej which separates it from Jalandhar district.