Kishtwar is a town in Jammu & Kashmir union territory of India and serves as Notified Area Council. It is also one of the districts of Jammu & Kashmir.
As on November 2023, the current population of Kishtwar is 16.6 thousands out of which 9.1 thousands are males and rest 7.5 thousands are females. The sex ratio of this town is 817 females per 1000 males. There are around 1.6 thousands teenagers in Kishtwar. It has literacy rate of 77% which means around 12.7 thousands persons can read and write. Total 320 people belonging to scheduled caste and 89 scheduled tribe people live in the town. There are around 3 thousands households in Kishtwar, which means every family has 5 members on average. The town has working population of 5.4 thousands.
Kishtwar has many good schools for education and follwing are popular schools among students.
- Higher Secondary School Boys Kishtwar
- Bharti Vidya Mandir Higher Secondary School Kishtwar
- Daffodil Model Public High School
- Higher Secondary School (Girls) Kishtwar
- Kendriya Vidyalaya Dhp Kishtwar (Higher Secondary School)
Kishtwar has many good banks for financial services and follwing are popular among people.
- Jammu & Kashmir Bank Bounjwah(Binoon
- Jammu & Kashmir Bank Chatroo
- Jammu & Kashmir Bank Dachan
- Jammu & Kashmir Bank Dulhasti
- Jammu & Kashmir Bank Drabshalla
Kishtwar is one of the 20 districts of Jammu & Kashmir, spread in an area of 1644 square kilometers. It is divided into 11 Tehsils and 13 blocks. As on 28th November 2023, the current population of Kishtwar district is 2.57 lakhs, which includes urban population of 16.6 thousands and rural population of 2.41 lakhs. The sex ratio of district is 920 females per 1000 males. There are 50.4 thousands houses in the district which means every household has around 5 members. There are around 39.4 thousands teenagers in district. It has literacy rate of 47% which means around 1.2 lakhs persons can read and write. The district has working population of 92.5 thousands. Total 16 thousands people belonging to scheduled caste and 42.5 thousands scheduled tribe people live in the district.
Tehsils in Kishtwar district
Kishtwar district has total 11 Tehsil.
Blocks in Kishtwar district
Kishtwar district has total 13 blocks.
Kishtwar District Planning & Development Board
The office landline number is 01995-26**55. The office address is Office of The Deputy Commissioner, Pincode - 182204. You can reach there by taking a bus till Kishtiwar Bus Stand which is less than a km away. The office has internet facility.Kishtwar District Planning & Development Board consists of total 13 Block Development Council.
Kishtwar Block Development Council
Kishtwar Block Development Council consists of total 12 Halqa Panchayat.