Nangal is a town 60 km from Rupnagar in the state of Punjab in northwest India. It sits at the foot of the Shiwalik Hills and is surrounded by beautiful hills, the Satluj River and canals. It is an important center for tourists. Nangal is home to Late Captain Amol Kalia .
He is the hero of Nangal who laid down his life fighting Pakistani intruders in Kargil in 1999. He was posthmously awarded shaurya chakra. Local school where he did his high school is named after him as Captain Amol Kalia Fertilizer Model School. A garden in Nangal Township is also named after Capt Amol Kalia, in honor of his gallantry. Nangal has number of schools namely SRI SIDH BABA BALAK NATH HIGH SCHOOL,BBMB DAV Public School, NFL senior secondary school, Capt Amol Kalia school, Govt Model School, Govt girls school,Shivalik Model Sr. Sec. School and some private schools as well. There is a 9U block in Nangal.