Poonch

Poonch 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 February 2024, the current population of Poonch is 30 thousands out of which 17.9 thousands are males and rest 12.1 thousands are females. The sex ratio of this town is 672 females per 1000 males. There are around 2.6 thousands teenagers in Poonch. It has literacy rate of 83% which means around 24.8 thousands persons can read and write. Total 307 people belonging to scheduled caste and 2 thousands scheduled tribe people live in the town. There are around 5.5 thousands households in Poonch, which means every family has 5 members on average. The town has working population of 11.7 thousands.

Schools

Poonch has many good schools for education and follwing are popular schools among students.

Banks

Poonch has many good banks for financial services and follwing are popular among people.

Poonch District

Poonch is one of the 20 districts of Jammu & Kashmir, spread in an area of 1674 square kilometers. It is divided into 6 Tehsils and 11 blocks. As on 26th February 2024, the current population of Poonch district is 5.33 lakhs, which includes urban population of 43.1 thousands and rural population of 4.89 lakhs. The sex ratio of district is 893 females per 1000 males. There are 1.01 lakhs houses in the district which means every household has around 5 members. There are around 84.7 thousands teenagers in district. It has literacy rate of 55% which means around 2.92 lakhs persons can read and write. The district has working population of 1.8 lakhs. Total 621 people belonging to scheduled caste and 1.97 lakhs scheduled tribe people live in the district.

Tehsils in Poonch district

Poonch district has total 6 Tehsil.

Blocks in Poonch district

Poonch district has total 11 blocks.

Poonch District Planning & Development Board

The office address is D C Office, Pincode - 185101. You can reach there by taking a bus till Poonch bus stop which is less than a km away. The office has internet facility.Poonch District Planning & Development Board consists of total 11 Block Development Council.

Poonch Block Development Council

Poonch Block Development Council consists of total 26 Halqa Panchayat.

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