About Badgam district:

Badgam is a district in Jammu and Kashmir state, India. The total area of the district is 1,371 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 735753 living in houses, among them male population is 390705 and female population is 345048. Sex ratio of the district is 894 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 56.08%.

Badgam district vehicle registration code is JK 04. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Budgam.

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
Important Festivals of the district:

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

Badgam 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 Badgam.

Top tourist places in Badgam:

Places of interest in Badgam:

JKTDC Pahalgaon Huts, The Shelter Group of Houseboats, Yasmin Resort, The Kaisar, Hotel Pine Spring, River Songs Tours and Travels, Poshwan Hotel, Poshwan Hotel are the major tourist attractions of the district.


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

Railway Stations in Badgam district:

Insurance Companies in Badgam:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Badgam:

Blood banks in Badgam:

  • District Hospital Blood Bank ,District Hospital, Budgam
  • Sub-District Hospital Blood Bank ,Sub-District Hospital, Chadoora, District- Budgam

Trading companies in Badgam:

Hotels in Badgam:

  • Hotel Star of Kashmir, Srinagar Hyderpora parraypora Opposite Al-Hyder Complex Jammu and, Kashmir, 190005, opp. Masjied ibream,, FLYOVER OVER BRIDGE, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190005
  • Hotel Brown Palace,Boulevard Road, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
  • Hotel Grand Mumtaz Towers,Sahra City Center, Sara City Center, 1- Indira Gandhi Airport Road, Exhibition Crossing, Hari Singh High Street, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
  • Hotel Pine Grove,3rd Cross Road Boulevard, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
  • Heemal Hotel,Boulevard Delgate, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
  • Hotel New Green View,Hotel New Green View, Srinagar 190001
  • Hotel Grand Habib,Zero Bridge, Next to Modern Hospital, Raj Bagh, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190008
  • Hotel Madhuban,Nehru Park, Gagribal, Boulevard Road, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001
  • Hotel York,Dalgate, New Khonakhan Road, Near Chinar Garden, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190001

Theatres in Badgam district:


Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Beerwah 163333 87277 76056
Budgam 133855 70182 63673
Chadoora 212233 113529 98704
Charar- E- Shrief 53416 28369 25047
Khag 67596 34457 33139
Khansahib 123312 64227 59085
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Canara Bank 1
2 HDFC Bank 4
3 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1