Durhama

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Durhama is a small village in Baramulla district, Jammu and Kashmir. It is about 20 km from District headquarters Baramulla, 13 km from the Apple town Sopore and 50 km from the heart of Srinagar city Lalchowk. It is about 200ms away from the Tehsil headquarter Wagoora and about 2.5 km from the medical block Kreeri. There are 2 roads from NH1A to reach Durhama. One is from Tapper Bala via Kreeri to Durhama which is about 8 km and the other is from Putukhah via Wagoora to Durhama which is about 7.5 km. A person can reach to Durhama via these roads. It is situated on the left side of the link road which connects Baramulla and Babareshi-Gulmarg. The village has three mosques and 85 households. The population of Durhama is about 650. There is a primary and a middle school in the outskirts of the village. The literacy rate of Durhama is about 67% below than the state level which is about 68.5%. A building of The Block Development Office Wagoora is located at the entrance of Durhama. A medical sub centre is also located side by side B.D.O. office.

Economically Durhama is average. 10% of population lives below poverty line. People mostly depend on agriculture and horticulture sector .90% of population directly or indirectly depend on it. A handful of people are also working in government services. And also some are having their own private business..The village is surrounded by small hills or karewas with orchard trees laden on them. This adds to the beauty of the village.