Magam

Magam is a Town, Municipal
committee , and Tehsil headquarters of the
Budgam district. Magam is often referred to as 'The
Gateway of Gulmarg'. It's recognized for its
hospitality, market organisations, and
business items. Magam is the most important business
hub in its district.
Geography
Magam is a town in the district of Budgam in
the state of Jammu and Kashmir , India. It
is the headquarters of the Tehsil
administration and is also known as the
gateway of Gulmarg . Placed on the Srinagar
Gulmarg road, it is 22 kilometers far from
Srinagar , the summer capital of the state. It
has the most important marketplace and industry hub
of the Budgam district. The Idara Abu Fazal
Abbas Islamic Library, centered in 1985,
has the biggest Islamic and personal library in
the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Magam is
located at 34.08°N 74.Fifty eight°E. It has an
average elevation of 1569 meters (5147
toes). There are a quantity of small hills at
the foot of Sofi Pora which borders the
outskirts of Budgam and the Baramulla
district.
Demographics
As of 2011, [1] Magam had a populace of
5,470, of which 18% was beneath 6 years of
age. The gender of the population is split
50% male and 50% feminine. Magam has an
average literacy fee of 51.22%, 27.28%
slash than the countrywide ordinary of 78.5%.
The male literacy fee in Magam is 57%, and
feminine cost is 42%.
Schooling
Magam is now developing as an schooling hub in
the District of Budgam. The literacy cost is
the very best among towns of the Budgam
District. Magam has a number of colleges from
foremost to tuition degree. It has three greater
secondary colleges: executive Boy's larger
Secondary Institute, govt girls greater
Secondary Institute, and R.M.P. Higher
Secondary Institute. At the secondary level,
it has green View Public excessive tuition, Alamdar
Public institution, and the brand new Convent college
(CBSE). These institutes impart teaching in
the humanities, science, and commerce streams. It
has not too long ago established a degree college,
which started its type work in March 2012.
The university also presents a official path
in Tourism and travel administration.
Transport
Magam is well connected with the State and
District highway roads and by way of railway,
and is hooked up from Srinagar to Gulmarg
by way of a 4-lane road. The Mazhom railway
station is placed three kilometres from Magam.
Magam has a computerised put up place of business the place
the speed publish, Registered post, Postal
Banking, and different types of posts are
to be had. The postal code of Magam is
193401 . Magam has services for broadband,
landline, wi-fi internet, and mobile
telephones. There is a BSNL landline cell
trade for landline telephones and
broadband. First rate Indian cellular operators
equivalent to Airtel, BSNL, Aircel, Reliance,
Vodafone, inspiration, and Tata Indicom function
in Magam, offering each mobile mobilephone and
internet offerings to the entire subject together with
the encircling hamlets.