Jammu and Kashmir state map:

Jammu and Kashmir state capital city is Srinagar. The total area of the state is 2,22,236 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 1,01,43700 among them male population is 5,360,926 and female population is 47,82,774. Sex ratio of the state is 889 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 66.7 %.

Jammu and Kashmir state vehicle registration code is JK.

Chief Minister of the state is Mehbooba Mufti and Governor is Narinder Nath Vohra.

Electricity board in Jammu and Kashmir:

  • Regulatory Commission - Jammu & Kashmir State Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Limited (JKSPDCL)

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1to 100 units = Rs.1.54 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.2.00 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.3.00 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.3.20 per unit

Quick Facts:

State Jammu and Kashmir
Meaning of Jammu and Kashmir named after the king Jambu Lochan
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Sunday, October 26, 1947
Capital City Srinagar
People of the state called as Kashmiri
Area 2,22,236 Km.sq
Population 1,01,43700
Male Population 5,360,926
Female Population 47,82,774
Females per 1000 Males 889
Literacy Rate 66.7 %
State Vehicle Registration Code JK
Languages Kashmiri, Urdu, Dogri, Pahari, Balti, Ladakhi, Gojri, Shina and Pashto
No. of districts 22
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti
Governor Narinder Nath Vohra
Assembly Constituencies 123
Parliamentary Constituencies 6
State Animal Kashmir stag/Hangul
State Flower Common Rhododendron
State Bird Black-necked crane
State Tree Horse chestnut
Important Festivals of the state:

Lohri, Baisakhi, Navaratri, ramnavami, Maha Shivaratri, Diwali, Chaitre Chaudash , Basant Panchami and Ramzan are the major festivals celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir state.

Top tourist places in Jammu and Kashmir:

Pangong Tso (Pangong Lake) (Ladakh), Vaishno Devi (Katra), Apharwat Peak (Gulmarg), Vaishno Devi Mandir (Jammu City), Drass War Memorial (Kargil), Hall of Fame (Leh), Shankaracharya Hill (Srinagar), Khardungla Pass, Amarnath Cave (Anantnag), Thiksey Monastery (Leh), Nubra Valley, Tso Moriri (Ladakh), Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden (Srinagar), Dal Lake (Srinagar), Gurdwara Pathar Sahib (Leh), Gulmarg Gondola (Gulmarg), Baisaran (Kashmir), Betab Valley (Srinagar), Nagin Lake (Srinagar), Tso Moriri Lake (Ladakh), Sinthan Top (Srinagar), Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers (Leh), Zanskar the Virgin Valley (Leh), Alchi Choskor Monastery (Leh), Changla Pass (Ladakh), Betaab Valley (Pahalgam), Shanti Stupa (Ladakh), Nishat Garden (Srinagar), Yousmarg (Srinagar), Hemis Monastery (Hemis), are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Rice, maize, wheat, pulses, fodder, oil seeds, potato and barley are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Jhelum, indus, Tawi, Ravi and Chenab are the major rivers that flow in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir Cuisine:

Rogan Josh, Yakhni, Dum Olav, Matschgand, Kashmiri Muji Gaad, Aab Gosht, Goshtaba, Modur Pulav, Lyodur Tschaman, Momos, Thukpa, Skyu, Khambir, Paba and Tangdur, Thenthuk, Morel, Palov, Madra, Oria, Maani, Khameera, Katha Meat, Shasha, Kasrod, Timru-di-Chatni,Shiri Pulav, Mitha Bhat are few of the many varieties of Jammu and Kashmir.

List of Medical Collegs in Jammu and Kashmir

  • Government Medical College, Srinagar
  • Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar

Demographics:

Himachal Pradesh and Punjab are the neighbouring states of Jammu and Kashmir.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Anantnag 1070144 552404 517740
Badgam 735753 390705 345048
Bandipore 385099 201531 183568
Baramula 1015503 542171 473332
Doda 409576 213091 196485
Ganderbal 297003 158900 138103
Jammu 1526406 815727 710679
Kargil 143388 80791 62597
Kathua 615711 327953 287758
Kishtwar 231037 120496 110541
Kulgam 422786 216672 206114
Kupwara 875564 475126 400438
Leh(Ladakh) 147104 92907 54197
Pulwama 570060 297988 272072
Punch 476820 252240 224580
Rajouri 619266 332424 286842
Ramban 283313 149032 134281
Reasi 314714 166392 148322
Samba 318611 168948 149663
Shupiyan 265960 136302 129658
Srinagar 1269751 675667 594084
Udhampur 555357 298094 257263
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 6
2 Andhra Bank 4
3 Axis Bank 27
4 Bank Of Baroda 5
5 Bank Of India 10
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 2
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 1
8 Canara Bank 32
9 Central Bank Of India 19
10 Corporation Bank 4
11 Dena Bank 3
12 Federal Bank 1
13 HDFC Bank 74
14 ICICI Bank Limited 35
15 IDBI Bank 6
16 Indian Bank 2
17 Indian Overseas Bank 4
18 Indusind Bank 3
19 ING Vysya Bank 1
20 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 744
21 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
22 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 19
23 Punjab And Sind Bank 17
24 Punjab National Bank 108
25 Reserve Bank Of India 1
26 South Indian Bank 1
27 State Bank Of Hyderabad 1
28 State Bank Of India 191
29 State Bank Of Patiala 8
30 Syndicate Bank 3
31 UCO Bank 19
32 Union Bank Of India 12
33 United Bank Of India 1
34 Vijaya Bank 3
35 YES Bank 23