Tehsils in Pulwama district:

About Pulwama district:

Pulwama is a district in Jammu and Kashmir state, India. The total area of the district is 1,398 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 570060 living in houses, among them male population is 297988 and female population is 272072. Sex ratio of the district is 912 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 63.48%.

Pulwama district vehicle registration code is JK 13. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Pulwama.

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 Pulwama district.

Pulwama 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 Pulwama.

Top tourist places in Pulwama:

Places of interest in Pulwama:

Avantishwar Temple, Aharbal Waterfall , Tarsar Lake , Huda Complex, Marsar Lake, Payer Temple, Jama Masjid Shopian, Shrine of Shah Hamdani, Shrine of Syed Hassan Mantaqui, Asar Sharief Pinjoora Shrine 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 Pulwama district:

  • Kakapore
  • Pampore
  • Panjgam
  • Awantipura

Insurance Companies in Pulwama:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Pulwama:

Blood banks in Pulwama:

  • District Hospital Blood Bank ,District Hospital, Pulwama

Trading companies in Pulwama:

Hotels in Pulwama:

  • Hotel Akbar and Restaurant, Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir 192301
  • Naaz Hotel & Restaurant, Chandgam, Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir 192301

Theatres in Pulwama district:


Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Tehsil Population Male Female
Awantipora 86507 47151 39356
Pampore 81564 42227 39337
Pulwama 282173 146150 136023
Tral 110196 57536 52660
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Axis Bank 1
2 HDFC Bank 6
3 ICICI Bank Limited 2
4 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 38
5 Punjab National Bank 1
6 State Bank Of India 6