District Kulgam is a newly created district that came into existence after being carved out from district Anantnag and made functional administratively with effect from 2nd April, 2007. Nallah Veshav which drains most of the northern face of Pir Panjal is the main left bank tributary of river Jehlum and traverses through District Kulgam. Before confluence of Veshev with the Jehlum it gets broken off into a number of channels providing drinking water facilities and irrigation to huge tracts of the land of the District . Kulgam a picturesque town situated at 75.02 E longitude and 33.15 N latitude nestled in the lap of Peer Panchal Ranges and overlooking the left bank of River Veshew has come up along a sloppy Karewa from Larow to Chawalgam.Town Kulgam is situated at a distance of about 68 kms from Srinagar and about 17 kms from Anantnag. It has road connectivity with its neighboring districts like Shopian, Pulwama, Anantnag and Ramban etc. and Town besides being linked with far flung areas of the District by a dependable road network.