SAFFRON

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Saffrons Flowers coming out from soil   The Botanical name of Saffron is 'Crocus Sativas'. Its Sanskrit name is 'Kum-Kum' or 'Lohit'. Kashmiri call it 'KONG' whereas  Kishtwari call it 'KUNG'. Its Persian name is 'Zafron'. It is  popularly known as "KESAR" throughout India. It is produced in Spain, Iran, France,

Dul Hasti Project

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Dr. Manmohan Singh, Honble Prime Minister of India dedicates 390MW Dul Hasti Power Station to the Nation Dr. Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India dedicating 390 MW Dul Hasti Power Station of NHPC Limited to the Nation in Kishtwar, Jammu

Flora and Fauna Found in Kishtwar

Kishtwar is very mountainous and sparsely populated district. It is very rich in Forest products. The total area covered under forests is 2.44lac hectares. The richest forests of Deodar, Conifer, Oak, Chir and Pine are found on the high mountains and hills of Kishtwar. Birch is found on the highest

All is One

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Kishtwar is known by several names:Samarth Garh                                       Goverdhansar                                                                                Mahakali Garh                                                                         Lohit Mandal                                        Pohie                                                     Cheerhar                                                Bhot Nagar  Kishtavata                                          Kishtwar                                                

Hot Springs in Kishtwar

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Tatapani Padder                                                     तातापानी पाडर Tatapani Renai Marwa                                          तातापानी रेनाई मरवा  Puller Nagseni                                                        पुलर नाग्सेनी  Kiyar Dachhan                                                        कियार दछन  1.  Tatta Pani  PadderTatta Pani in Padder tehsil is a famous health resort which abounds in hot springs. The main source of hot spring at Tatta Pani is a pond where in boiling hot

Important Facts About Kishtwar

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Kishtwar is the land of harmonious Culture and variety of spoken languages and dialects. Socially, Culturally, Linguistically and Ethnically it may not be a homogeneous unit but both educated and uneducated speak the same language.The area of CHOWGAN (crown of Kishtwar) is near about 520Kanals.   ChanderBhaga (चेनाब) river arise

Minerals Rich Soil

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In Kishtwar Sapphire mines of Suncham Padder, Lead mines of Chichha Nagseni, Bitumen or Shilajit in steep rocks of Kishtwar are famous all over the countary. Sapphire is the finest quality of Blue brilliant stone found in the world market. Lead is used for preparing antimony powder and protects the

Boundaries

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Kishtwar is bounded on the North by Kashmir and Zanskar Valley,on the South by Bhaderwah and Doda Tehsils,on the East by Himachal Pradeshand on the West by Anantnag and Ramban Districts.It is very mountainous district which lies between 33deg.10' &33deg.25' Latitude and 75deg..25' & 76deg.10' Longitude.