Municipal Committee Tral

      Tral is a Town, Sub-district and a Municipal Committee in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is situated at a distance of 40 kilometres (25 mi) from summer capital  Srinagar and 26 kilometres (16 mi) from district headquarters Pulwama. Tral is the second largest area committee in Pulwama district.
      Tral is located at 33.93°N 75.1°E. The average elevation is 1,662 metres (5,453 ft) and its average area is 110 km2 (42 sq mi).The main town area of Tral is divided into two parts/divisions – Upper Tral (Tral-i-Bala) and Lower Tral (Tral-i-Payeen). There is a significant difference in the altitudes of these two divisions/parts as their name suggests. The population of Lower Tral (Tral-i-Payeen) is more than that of Upper Tral (Tral-i-Bala).

      Some of the basic civic amenities and daily functions of MC Tral include:-

  • Providing of Sanitation facility by utilizing men and machinery of M.C Tral.
  • Beautification of Town
  • Development of parks
  • Development of Bus Addas
  • Improvement in drainage system of theTown
  • Collection/ Enhancement of Revenue realization on account of Municipal Assets/ Municipal Taxes
  • Timely completion of projects under State and Centrally Sponsored Schemes like UDS,IDMT, IHSD, SBM etc under close monitoring of the Administrative Department
  • Taking up of the projects under Self Finance Scheme in order to make the Municipal Bodies Self-reliant


      Tral has an average literacy rate of about 73% as per census 2011. There are various educational institutions in and around Tral town. Tral has two educational zones:- Zone Tral and Zone Lurgam which consist of 201 government educational institutes and 33 private schools up to senior secondary level[9] besides a degree college,[10] an Islamic College for females namely Islamic Oriental College and an Industrial Training Institute.

Tourist Destinations

      Nagaberan (Upper Dachigam), Wasturwan (Syedabad), Gufkral, Shikargah, Panner Dam, Aripal Spring, Narastan, Hajan and Dilnag are some of the main tourist attractions of Tral. Tarsar-Marsar lakes are also accessible via the meadows of Nagaberan (Upper Dachigam).