Haripur is a green valley, rich in fruits, vegetables and Dams. The industrial area of Hattar lies in Haripur. Another major industrial complex lying in the outskirts of the city is the Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP), the biggest telephone factory in Asia, Located next to TIP is the National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC).
In the center of this unrivaled city stands the prestigious institution of Govt. Postgraduate College Haripur. It is a tower of learning which has been spreading its light for more than half of a century. Govt. Postgraduate College Haripur started its journey in 1959. Due to the under constructed building the initial classes were conducted in a rented building. The College was shifted to the newly constructed building in 1962. The building has large, spacious and well-ventilated classrooms and well-equipped science laboratories. Since then the college has rapidly progressed.
In 2002, the college started M.Sc. Mathematics and M.A English classes. In 2015 M.Sc. Chemistry classes were started. The college provides quality education to almost two thousands students from 1st year to 6th year. Girls students are admitted to M.A/M.Sc. and B.S classes in a separate block.
To make the college self-sufficient in providing university-level modern education 4-year revolutionary B.S. Program has been launched in Computer Science, English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Political Science, Economics, Physics, Statistics, Electronics, Zology, Gender Studies and Urdu.
At present, the college is offering education facilities at Intermediate, Bachelor, Master and B.S (Bachelor Studies) Level.