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A study was conducted with the objectives to assess the occurrence of local complications and to identify the factors associated with occurrence of local complications in the adult patients receiving intravenous infusion at PGIMS Rohtak. Survey research approach and descriptive co relational design was used for present study. Purposive sampling technique was used to obtain the sample of 100 patients. Data collection tool used was observation checklist to assess the demographic data, factors involved in administration of intravenous infusion therapy and occurrence of local complications. The significant findings of the study were that 47 patients developed local complications i.e. thrombophlebitis, infiltration and hematoma. Most of the patients developed moderate i.e. second grade thrombophlebitis and infiltrations.