Charsoo Awantipora

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Charsoo Awantipora is a village situated 4 km from Awantipora town of Pulwama district of Kashmir valley. It is situated on the banks of river Jehlum. It is located on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.

Charsoo
Village
Charsoo is located in Jammu and Kashmir
Charsoo
Charsoo
Location in Jammu and Kashmir, India
Charsoo is located in India
Charsoo
Charsoo
Charsoo (India)
Coordinates: 33°53′06″N 75°01′30″E / 33.885°N 75.025°E / 33.885; 75.025Coordinates: 33°53′06″N 75°01′30″E / 33.885°N 75.025°E / 33.885; 75.025
CountryIndia
StateJammu & Kashmir
DistrictPulwama
Elevation
1,580 m (5,180 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total3,762
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
192122
Vehicle registrationJK 13
Websitepulwama.nic.in

Location[edit]

Charsoo Awantipora is a village situated 4 km from Awantipora town of Pulwama district of Kashmir valley. It is situated on the banks of river Jehlum. It is located on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. Its proximity to River Jhelum (including its distributries) makes it vulnerable to Flood. The devastating floods of 2014 submerged the village, thereby having a great impact on its economy.[1]

Census Details[edit]

It has a population of 3762 souls. The number of literates are 1570. The number of households are 486. It has a sex ratio of 1007(approx.). The total number of workers are 1436.(Source: Census 2001,by Haroon Rashid--)[2] 100% people living in this village are Muslims.

Health Facilities[edit]

It has newly constructed PHC which is yet to function but has one dispensary providing basic health care facilities to people living in area.

Education[edit]

It has 6 govt schools, and one private school.

Occupation[edit]

A good no of people here are employed as teachers, engineers, doctors, etc. Paddy is the common agricultural product of the village but a large no. of people are attached with Bat industries. However the continued strikes and unrest in valley made the villagers associated with this sector to face huge losses worth crores. [3]

A market is situated at Srinagar Jammu highway. (by Haroon Rashid)


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Srinagar Jammu national highway submerged in flood water at Charsoo Awantipora". U4UVoice.com. 25 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Retrieved 1 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Bat industry in Shambles".