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Tehsil Dachhan

Dachhan is a Tehsil in Kishtwar District of Jammu & Kashmir State, India. Dachhan Tehsil Head Quarters is Dachhan town . It is located 24 KM towards North from District head quarters Kishtwar. 138 KM from State capital Srinagar, Jammu towards west .

Dachhan Tehsil is bounded by by Marwah Tehsil towards North , Kishtwar Tehsil towards South , Gundana Tehsil towards South , Drabshalla Tehsil towards South . Anantnag City , Udhampur City , Chamba City , Dalhousie City are the nearby Cities to Dachhan.

Daksum , Kokernag (KOKERNAG WATERFALL) , Verinag (VERINAG WATERFALL) , Patnitop (Patni Top) , Sanasar are the near by Important tourist destinations to see.

Demographics of Dachhan Tehsil

Kasmiri is the Local Language here. Also People Speaks Urdu .

Weather and Climate of Dachhan Tehsil

It is very cold in summer also. Dachhan summer highest day temperature is in between 6 C to 27 C .
Average temperatures of January is -1 C , February is 1 C , March is 6 C , April is 9 C , May is 13 C .

List of all towns and Villages in Dachhan Tehsil of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir. Complete details of Population, Religion, Literacy and Sex Ratio.

1. Chicha

Chicha Dachhan is a medium size village located in Marwah of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 227 families residing. The Chicha Dachhan village has population of 1389 of which 721 are males while 668 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Chicha Dachhan village population of children with age 0-6 is 185 which makes up 13.32 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Chicha Dachhan village is 926 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Chicha Dachhan as per census is 796, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Chicha Dachhan village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Chicha Dachhan village was 53.41 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Chicha Dachhan Male literacy stands at 67.80 % while female literacy rate was 38.23 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Chicha Dachhan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Chicha Village Data
Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 227 - -
Population 1,389 721 668
Child (0-6) 185 103 82
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 93 50 43
Literacy 53.41 % 67.80 % 38.23 %
Total Workers 436 355 81
Main Worker 216 0 0
Marginal Worker 220 153 67

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 6.70 % of total population in Chicha Dachhan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Chicha Dachhan village of Kishtwar.

Work Profile

In Chicha Dachhan village out of total population, 436 were engaged in work activities. 49.54 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.46 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 436 workers engaged in Main Work, 76 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural laborer.



2. Lohrna

Lohrna is a large village located in Marwah of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 620 families residing. The Lohrna village has population of 2994 of which 1501 are males while 1493 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Lohrna village population of children with age 0-6 is 412 which makes up 13.76 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Lohrna village is 995 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Lohrna as per census is 899, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Lohrna village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Lohrna village was 62.43 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Lohrna Male literacy stands at 78.97 % while female literacy rate was 46.07 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Lohrna village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Lohrna Village Data
Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 620 - -
Population 2,994 1,501 1,493
Child (0-6) 412 217 195
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 2 2 0
Literacy 62.43 % 78.97 % 46.07 %
Total Workers 1,004 728 276
Main Worker 602 0 0
Marginal Worker 402 173 229

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 0.07 % of total population in Lohrna village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Lohrna village of Kishtwar.

Work Profile

In Lohrna village out of total population, 1004 were engaged in work activities. 59.96 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.04 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1004 workers engaged in Main Work, 214 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.



3. Janak Pur

Janak Pur is a medium size village located in Marwah of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 295 families residing. The Janak Pur village has population of 1578 of which 812 are males while 766 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Janak Pur village population of children with age 0-6 is 251 which makes up 15.91 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Janak Pur village is 943 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Janak Pur as per census is 931, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Janak Pur village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Janak Pur village was 59.98 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Janak Pur Male literacy stands at 77.86 % while female literacy rate was 41.09 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Janak Pur village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Janak Pur Village Data
Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 295 - -
Population 1,578 812 766
Child (0-6) 251 130 121
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 59.98 % 77.86 % 41.09 %
Total Workers 630 383 247
Main Worker 252 0 0
Marginal Worker 378 152 226

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Janak Pur village of Kishtwar district.

Work Profile

In Janak Pur village out of total population, 630 were engaged in work activities. 40.00 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 60.00 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 630 workers engaged in Main Work, 57 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10 were Agricultural labourer.



4. Sonder

Sonder is a large village located in Marwah of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 665 families residing. The Sonder village has population of 3658 of which 1877 are males while 1781 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Sonder village population of children with age 0-6 is 644 which makes up 17.61 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Sonder village is 949 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Sonder as per census is 928, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Sonder village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Sonder village was 54.01 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Sonder Male literacy stands at 70.58 % while female literacy rate was 36.64 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Sonder village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Sonder Village Data
Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 665 - -
Population 3,658 1,877 1,781
Child (0-6) 644 334 310
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 54.01 % 70.58 % 36.64 %
Total Workers 1,479 916 563
Main Worker 458 0 0
Marginal Worker 1,021 524 497

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Sonder village of Kishtwar district.

Work Profile

In Sonder village out of total population, 1479 were engaged in work activities. 30.97 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 69.03 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1479 workers engaged in Main Work, 19 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 70 were Agricultural labourer.



5. Lopara

Lopara is a large village located in Marwah of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 620 families residing. The Lopara village has population of 3146 of which 1617 are males while 1529 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Lopara village population of children with age 0-6 is 422 which makes up 13.41 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Lopara village is 946 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Lopara as per census is 910, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Lopara village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Lopara village was 50.22 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Lopara Male literacy stands at 66.48 % while female literacy rate was 33.13 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Lopara village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Lopara Village Data
Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 620 - -
Population 3,146 1,617 1,529
Child (0-6) 422 221 201
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 50.22 % 66.48 % 33.13 %
Total Workers 691 651 40
Main Worker 580 0 0
Marginal Worker 111 106 5

Caste Factor

There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Lopara village of Kishtwar district.

Work Profile

In Lopara village out of total population, 691 were engaged in work activities. 83.94 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.06 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 691 workers engaged in Main Work, 14 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1 were Agricultural labourer.


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