Pulwama known as Panwangam in ancient history, and later as Pulgam is a town and a told territory board in Pulwama region in the Jammu and Kashmir. It is just about 40 km 25 mi from the late spring capital of Srinagar. Pulwama is regularly called the "Anand of Kashmir" or "Dudha-Kul of Kashmir" by virtue of its high drain creation. Locale Pulwama appeared in the year 1979 in the bigger interests of upkeep of peace, closer supervision, more successful control or more all to guarantee adjusted advancement of the zone.
Pulwama District is additionally notable for its businesses these ventures incorporate SIDCO which are situated at Lassipora, a town of Pulwama where several works are given occupations. Horticulture assumes an essential part in the economy of the District. The horticulture items like paddy, oil seeds, grain, saffron and drain are the fundamental supporters of the Gross Domestic Product GDP of the District.
Region sown more than once is around 0.30 lac hectares and the profitability of the land in the locale is higher than in some other District in the State. Area Pulwama is celebrated for saffron development which is essentially developed in Karewa terrains of Pampore, Kakapora and Pulwama squares. The zone under saffron development amid 2010-11 was 2414 hectares. Among the organic products, apple, almonds, walnut and cherry are the critical one delivered in this District.