Jamshoro is a city and capital of Jamshoro District, Sindh, Pakistan. Jamshoro, the site of largest University residential campus in the country, situated about 18 kilometers from Hyderabad on the right bank of River Indus, was a rather desolate hilly track until 1955 when it was selected for the establishment of Sindh University Campus. The site was selected to be a University township away from the humdrum of Hyderabad city which lacked room to meet the ambitious expansion programs of the University.
Interestingly, Jamshoro is virtually the gate-way to the Indus Valley, now world-famous for its civilization and rich cultural heritage. The Ranikot Fort is located 40 km. to the north of the campus, in the northward continuation of the same hilly track which become Laki Ranges, merging with the Khirthars northwards. Amri, an important archeological site, lies about 15 km. further north. Sehwan, a well known township lies 25 km. to the north of Amri. Mancher Lake the largest fresh water lake in the region, is situated to the west north west of Sehwan. Travelling about 150 km.
|School And Collages:||Cadet College Petaro , Pak Turk International School & College Jamshoro , The City School Jamshoro campus , The Educators Branch Jamshoro , Mehran University Public School and College Jamshoro , Army Public School Petaro , Government Boys High School Jamshoro Colony , Maria Millenium Public School Jamshoro|
|Universties:||University of Sindh, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology , Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences|
|Weather:||98°F (37°C), Wind SE at 3 mph (5 km/h), 46% Humidity|
|Local Time:||Thursday 4:16 PM|
|Local Language Name:||urdu|
|Neighborhoods:||Phase – III,Blocks Hostel,MUET Lower Staff Residence,Railo Miyan,Employee Colony,Phase – II,Phase – IV,Phase – I,Mehran University Employees Co-operative Housing Society|
|Time Zone:||PST (UTC+5)|
This region has been ruled by di erent dynasties, including the Soomras (1024-1351), the Summas (1335-1520), the Arghuns (1520-1650), the Kalhoras (1657-1783) and the Talpurs (1783-1843).After the independence of Pakistan, in 1947, district Jamshoro remained a part of district Dadu. This area continued to be neglected by the authorities but the gradual process of development has changed this district significantly
Jamshoro district is part of Hyderabad division. It was created in 2004 after dividing Dadu district. Jamshoro district is located on very important place. Its boundaries are connected with Balochistan, Karachi, Hyderabad and Nawab Shah. The district headquarter of Jamshoro is Kotri City. While Jamshoro city is known as educational Hub. Jamshoro University is located there. The total area of district is 11517 square Kilometers. River Indus floes on his eastern side. The estimated population of district was 1177000 persons in 2001. The spoken languages are Urdu 6%, Sindhi 84%, Punjabi 4% and Pashto 3%. The town of Sann is also located in this district this is known for the residence of Ghulam Murtaza Shah Syed was known as G.M Syed. He born in 1904 in Sann and died on 25 April 1995.
Jamshoro district was split from Dadu district in December 2004. It is situated on the west bank of River Indus. The district borders with Dadu district in north, Thatta district in south and Karachi in south west. The district comprises four talukas namely Kotri, Manjhand, Thana Bula Khan and Sehwan.
District Jamshoro is slightly hotter than surrounding areas in summer and has cool winters. The district is rich in minerals like limestone, gravels and marbles. The Kharif crops produced in the district are rice, cotton, sugarcane, bajra and maize. The Rabi crops are wheat, Barley, gram, pulses and oil seeds.
Two out of four talukas have industrial estates in this district. The industrial state in TalukaKotri consists of 160 factories. This industrial estate employs a large number of people from all over the country. TalukaThanoBula Khan has an industrial state in Nooriabad along superhighway, which consists of 72 industrial units but where only 42 units are functional and providing employment to its inhabitants and outsiders. Mining is also a source of income for the inhabitants of this taluka.
According to the report by Multidimensional Poverty in Pakistan2014-15 the Multidimensional Poverty Index is 0.297 in Jamshoro. In another report by Naveed and Nazim (2012), the intensity of poverty 0.54, the head count ratio is 0.39, poorest of the poor 0.23, most Vulnerable 0.16.
Katcha area alongside the Indus River is the main agriculture production area where vegetables are grown abundantly.
Some of the areas in Sehwantaluka are irrigated by Dadu canal.
The most kept livestock in district Jamshoro are cattle, bu aloes, sheep, goat, camel, horses, mule and domestic
- Registered Voter
- Registered Voters Male
- Registered Voters Female
- National Assembly Seats
- Provincial Assembly Seats
- 1 (NA-231)
- 3 (PS-71, PS-72, PS-73)
- Sehwan Sharif
- Thana Bulla Khan
The population of the district of Jamshoro increased from the figure of 582,094 in the year 1998 to 1,176,969 in the year 2011, an increase of 102.2 percent. Roughly, 95 percent of the Population of the city contains immigrants from several parts of interior Sindh who moved to the town in around the time period of 1948-2001 and to a lesser extent from the time period of 2002-2014 decades. Therefore, the city holds various diverse Sindhi clans and ethnic groups mainly from Jamshoro District, Sukkur District, Dadu District, Larkana District, Khairpur District, Nawabshah District, Umarkot District, Matiari District, Shikarpur District, Tharparker, Naushahro Feroze District, Badin District and Jacobabad District. The city is primarily Sindhi.
Jamshoro, is located on the right bank of Indus River at the south-west position of Sindh sloping from direction North-east to south-west and is over 18 km far from the city of Hyderabad and at a distance of 150 km from the city of Karachi
- University of Sindh
- Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences
- Mehran University of Engineering and Technology
Schools and Colleges
- Cadet College Petaro
- The City School Jamshoro campus
- Mehran University
- Pak Turk International School and College Jamshoro
- The Educators Branch Jamshoro
Detail Population of District Jamshoro Census 2017
Ranikot Fort is an ancient fort near Sann, Jamshoro District, province of Sindh, Pakistan. Ranikot Fort is also called as The Great Wall of Sindh and is considered to be the world’s greatest fort with a circumference of nearly 26 kilometers (16 mi). Since the year 1993, it has been on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Tehsils or Talukas of District Jamshoro
There are five Talukas or Tehsils in district Jamshoro they are.
- Taluka Kotri
- Taluka Jamshoro
- Sehvan Sharif Taluka
- Taluka Thana Bulla khan
- Taluka Manjhand
National Assembly Seats according to 2013 General Elections
- NA 231 Jamshoro MNA Malik Asad Sikandar (PPP )
Sindh Assembly seats according to 2013 General Elections
- PS 71 Jamshoro-I MPA Sikandar Ali Shoro (PPP)
- PS 72 Jamshoro-II MPA Faqir Dad Khoso (PPP)
- PS-73 Jamshoro / Dadu MPA Syed Abdul Nabi Shah (Independent)
|District Council Jamshoro (Total UC =29)||Jamshoro Union Council|
|Union Council No.||Union Council Name and Area||Chairman / Vice Chairman|
|UC No. 1||Wahur||Noor Muhammad Dal / Habeeb ullah Panhwar|
|UC No. 2||Shaikh||Muhammad / Shahid Ali|
|UC No. 3||Bhambha||Shafique Ahmed / Rahib Ali Lashari|
|UC No. 4||Jafarabad||Ghulam Qadir Bhalai / Ghulam Nabi Mallah|
|UC No. 5||Arazi||Dost Ali Shah / Meer Ijaz Ali|
|UC No. 6||Talti||Noor Nabi Halipoto / Gul Muhammad Lashari|
|UC No. 7||Channa||Ghulam Muhammad Otho / Dilawar Hussain Jatio|
|UC No. 8||Bubak||Fazal Muhammad Abbasi / Amanullah|
|UC No. 9||Bajara||Muhammad Hassan bajari / Munir Ahmed Channa|
|UC No. 10||Jhangara||Syed Nawaz Ali Shah almaroof Ghulam Hussain / Muhammad Bachal|
|UC No. 11||Amri||Sajjad Shah / Dadan Rindh|
|UC No. 12||Shalmani||Meer Khan / Muhammad Urs|
|UC No. 13||–||–|
|UC No. 14||–||–|
|UC No. 15||Manzoorabad||Dildar Ali / Shehzad Ali|
|UC No. 16||Khanote||Dil Nawaz Khan / Kareem Bakhsh|
|UC No. 17||Unarpur||Abdul Ghani Messo / Darya Khan|
|UC No. 18||Toung||Dhani Bakhsh / Muhammad Zaman|
|UC No. 19||Thano Arab Khan||Babu Khan Brehmani / Ali Hassan Burfat|
|UC No. 20||Mole||Muhammad Zaman Hamlani / Nawab ud Din|
|UC No. 21||Sarri||Muhammad Khan Palari / Nabi Bakhsh|
|UC No. 22||Thano Ahmed Khan||Wishnomal / Peer Bakhsh|
|UC No. 23||Dhamach||Mujahid Khan / Tanveer Ahmed|
|UC No. 24||Mondar Khan Palari||Dor Muhammad Palari / Abdus Salam|
|UC No. 25||Allah Bachayo Shoro||Imdad Ali Shoro / Muhammad Bakhsh Meer Bahar|
|UC No. 26||Dhaboon||Nazir Ahmed / Abdur Razzaq|
|UC No. 27||–||–|
|UC No. 28||Sindh University||Ayyaz Khan / Abdul Mujeeb Abro|
|UC No. 29||Petaro||Ghulam Nabi Rajar / Meer Muhammad Lanjar|