Tehsils in Kathua district:

About Kathua district:

Kathua is a district in Jammu and Kashmir state, India. The total area of the district is 2,651 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 615711 living in houses, among them male population is 327953 and female population is 287758. Sex ratio of the district is 890 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 73.09%.

Kathua district vehicle registration code is JK 08. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kathua.

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 Kathua district.

Kathua 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 Kathua.

Top tourist places in Kathua:

Places of interest in Kathua:

Sukrala Mata Temple, Mata Bala Sundri, Jodia Di Mata Religious Center, Duggan Valley, Shree Anand Ashram,Sapt Sarober Mandir, Narsingh Ji Temple, Gurdwara Singh Sabha 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 Kathua district:

  • Chakdayala
  • Hira Nagar

Insurance Companies in Kathua:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kathua:

Blood banks in Kathua:

  • District Hospital Blood Bank ,District Hospital, Kathua

Trading companies in Kathua:

Hotels in Kathua:

  • Hotel Hallmark, NH1A, Chak Shekhian, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir 184102
  • Hotel Moonlight Residency, ITI Rd, Urliwand, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir 184101
  • Avalon Residency,NH-1A, Kalibadi Kathua, Shakti Nagar, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir 184101

Theatres in Kathua district:

  • Moonlight Cinem - Main Bazaar,ITI Road, Kathua HO,Kathua,Jammu and Kashmir,184101


Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Bani 45996 23889 22107
Bashohli 70810 37177 33633
Billawar 150882 79699 71183
Hiranagar 210949 112702 98247
Kathua 616435 326109 290326
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Andhra Bank 1
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 1
4 Bank Of India 1
5 Canara Bank 3
6 Central Bank Of India 1
7 Corporation Bank 2
8 HDFC Bank 1
9 ICICI Bank Limited 1
10 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 33
11 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
12 Punjab National Bank 1
13 State Bank Of India 12
14 State Bank Of Patiala 1
15 UCO Bank 1
16 Union Bank Of India 1