There is a chance discovery of Sapphire (नीलम) "pride of J&K" mines in Padder pargana in 1881 A.D., during the Dogra rule of Maharaja Ranbir Singh. The mines are located at a height of about 4,267 meters or 14,000 feet above sea level on mountain top above mountain top above
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,
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
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
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.