Buchpora (Urdu; بژھ پورہ) (Kashmiri; بَژھ پوُر)is a town on the outskirts of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.[1] It is situated on Srinagar-Leh Highway on the eastern side of Anchar Lake. The postal code of the area is 190020.[2] The area is about 12.1 km north from Lal Chowk.[1] Most of the current inhabitants of the area are migrants from Downtown of Srinagar. During the project of widening the roads in Downtown, numerous houses obstructing the widening of roads were shattered down. The homeless people were given plots of land by state government in neighbouring areas including Buchpora and Soura.[3] Thus government housing colonies were constructed in these areas. there are many areas adjacent to this area , Illahi bagh, Rang pora, Umerhaira, are some of them. The area was an agriculture land but has been converted into a residential area.

The area provides two major road links which connect Ganderbal with Srinagar. [1]


بژھ پورہ
 • TypeIndia
 • BodyGovernment of Jammu and Kashmir
 • OfficialKashmiri, Urdu, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
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The schools providing education facilities to local students as well as the students from other districts are as follows :

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  1. ^ a b c http://www.googlemaps.com
  2. ^ http://www.getpincode.info
  3. ^ List of Government Housing Colonies in Srinagar/Government Housing Colonies of Soura and Buchpora by Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Karan Nagar
90 Feet Road

90 Feet Road is the southern segment of the Srinagar-Leh Highway (National Highway 1D), which connects Srinagar with Ladakh. The 90 Feet Road begins in Soura, Srinagar, about 11.1 km north of the commercial centre of Lal Chowk. It extends north for seven kilometres (4.3 mi) and ends at Pandach, Ganderbal. Thereafter, NH 1D turns eastward toward Leh.

Its name reflects the fact that it is 90 feet (27 m) wide throughout. Locals call it Nammath, which is "ninety" in the Kashmiri language.

Doru Shahabad

Doru Shahabad (also written as Dooru Shahabad or only Doru) is a town and a notified area committee in Anantnag district of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is also known as historical township in South Kashmir's Anantnag district. Doru shahabad has been known as a place of intelligentia where great scholars like Mehmood shah Gami, Rasul Mir shahabadi, were borne who contributed to the literature and culture of kashmir. In present times shahabad has produced chief minister like syed mir qasim and many other politicians, beuracrates and some leading agricultural scientists.

Downtown Srinagar

Downtown, popularly known as Shehr-e-Khaas, is the largest and the most densely populated area of the city of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. The area is mostly located on the banks of Jhelum river about 5 km from city center. The area is considered as the core point in the city as the first inhabitants of the Srinagar lived there.

The historical buildings and monuments found in the area reflect the design of old times. The residential homes are depicted to be constructed from late-19th century to early-20th century. Many key monuments like Jamia Masjid, Khanqah-e-Moula, Maharaj Gangh and shrines have been built famous rulers of Kashmir.

Green Valley Educational Institute

Green Valley Educational Institute (estd. 1991) is a co-educational, K-12 day-boarding school in Illahi Bagh Srinagar, Kashmir.It was established in 1991, and now has approximately 3500 students, 90 buses in fleet and 350 teaching faculty on its campus.On 1 January 780 Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) suspended its recognition for charging exorbitant fee in violation of the Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) directives and non-compliance of orders which made school unrecognized on temporary basis. Later the suspension order was temporarily revoked on 5 October 2018.


Hazratbal is the notified area situated about 10 km from city center of Srinagar. The early settlements in the area occurred on the banks of Dal Lake and majority of population of area are Hangis (fishermen). The area became famous after the construction of Hazratbal Shrine where hundreds of thousands of people visit every year because many relics related to the Islamic prophet Muhammad are believed to be there. The word Hazrat in Urdu gives indication of respect and bal in Kasmiri means place. Thus the word Hazratbal means the place which is highly respected among the people. Due to the presence of Dal Lake and its house boats in vicinity, the area became the famous tourist spot in the city. The economy of the people living here greatly depends on tourism. Also the grave of Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah is situated in the area. The postal code of the area is 190006.

Kishtwar National Park

Kishtwar National Park is a national park located in the Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is bounded to the north by Rinnay river, south by Kibar Nala catchment, east by main divide of Great Himalaya and west by Marwa river.

Lal Bazar

Lal Bazar is a notified area in the municipal committee of Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It comes under the Zadibal Constituency. Lal Bazar is a posh locality in the upper downtown area of Srinagar. The pincode of Lal Bazar is 190011 and 190023. Lal Bazar is considered one of the posh and oldest residential place in Srinagar. There are many hotels, restaurants & schools in this locality.

Leh district

Leh is one of the two districts located in Ladakh, the other being the Kargil District to the west, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. With an area of 45,110 km2, it is the second largest district in the country (after Kutch, Gujarat) in terms of area. It is bounded on the north by Ghanche District (Gilgit-Baltistan), a small border with Xinjiang, China, via the Karakoram Pass which is part of the district. Aksai Chin and Tibet are to the east, Kargil district to the west, and Lahul and Spiti to the south. The district headquarters is in Leh. It lies between 32 to 36 degree north latitude and 75 to 80 degree east longitude.

The whole of Ladakh was under the administration of Leh until 1 July 1979, when the Kargil and Leh administrative districts were created. Religion has been a source of grievances between Buddhists and Muslims since the late 20th century and was a contributor to this division.As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Jammu and Kashmir (out of 22), after Kargil.In 2017, the district was declared a tobacco-free zone. The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir under the National Tobacco Control Programme began working towards the designation early in 2017 and the status was declared in August. Rehana Kousar (in-charge, NTCP, Kashmir) said that work was done with civil society, religious and women's groups and that a "major success was achieved by the involvement of women in the anti-tobacco campaign."

Outline of Jammu and Kashmir

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Jammu and Kashmir:

Jammu and Kashmir – state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. Jammu and Kashmir has an international border with China in the north and east, and the Line of Control separates it from the Pakistan occupied Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and northwest respectively. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

Saint Solomon High School

Saint Solomon High School is a co-educational school in Illahi Bagh, Srinagar, Kashmir. It was established in 1978, and has approximately 600 students and 25 teaching faculty as of 2019.

Soura, Srinagar

Soura is a notified area of Srinagar located about 11.1 km north of Lal Chowk on Srinagar-Ladakh Highway. Soura is famous for Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Hospital, a multi-speciality hospital. Besides serving as a Hospital, it is the prestigious medical college of Kashmir valley. Soura is located near Anchar Lake. The whole western side of the area is covered by Anchar Lake.

It also hosts a famous Muslim shrine known as Aasaar Sharief Jinaab Saahib which holds more than 13 holy relics.

Actually it got its name from a Sufi saint whose name is Malik- u-din Suhrawardī Whose shrine is located in suhra.

Srinagar Metro

The Srinagar Metro is a rapid transit proposed for the city of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The proposed system consists of 2 corridors span from Gallandar in Pulwama district to Narbal Chowk in Budgam district and another from Nowgam Railway Station to Ganderbal .

Uri, Jammu and Kashmir

Uri is a town and a tehsil in the Baramulla district, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Uri is located on the left bank of the Jhelum River, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) east of the Line of Control with Pakistan.


Zukura is the notified area and town in Srinagar district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is the integral part of Hazratbal constituency. The area is located about 12 km from commercial center of the Kashmir Valley. The area provides at least two major road links which connects municipal committee of Ganderbal with Srinagar.

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