Chatter kalas is a small town about 22 KM south of tehsil and district Muzaffarabad, Azaad Jammu Kashmir. This town is located right at Jehlum at Punjab-Kashmir border. It’s a beautiful town with lots of very pleasant views of lush green fields and is surrounded from 3 sides with mountains which make it one of the most beautiful tourist spots in AJK. There are lots of hotels and restaurants in Chatter Kalas most famous one is Usmania hotel which gives you a mesmerizing view of Jehlum River. According to the current survey total population of Chatter Kalas is just over 11000.
Main source of living here is Agriculture (as it is located at river bank), livestock, and lots of tourism. This town is also a very large wholesale market place for the whole district of Muzaffarabad. There are grocery stores, banks, hospitals with lab facility, hotels, high school for girls and boys. Literacy rate in is 98% which is one of the highest in Pakistan. There is also a degree college for girls and a cadet college in Chatter Kalas.
Just like rest of Ajazd Kashmir, many people have migrated to different parts of the country for work and better living and few of the people moved to United kingdom and united states and they frequently send money which involves lots of financial transactions.
Following is the list of Banks for locals and tourists to use ATM and banking services like receiving money:
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone number||ATM Facility|
|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)||2209||Kasra No.1074, Chattar Kalas, Tehsil & District Muzaffarabad AK||05822-922304||No|
|Bank of Azaad Jammu Kashmir (BAJK)||0019||Main Bazar Chatter Klass Muzaffarabad A.K||05822 922302||No|
|Habib bank Limited (HBL)||2275||Khasra # 256, 257, 258 Kullian Bazar, Chatter Kalas, Tehsil & Dist Muzaffarabad||05822-922301||Yes|
You can also send or receive money in Chatter Kalas by using Western Union and money gram services that are offered by BAJK.
If you’re from Chatter Kalas & can share more information like if there’re any other banks, their locations (addresses), phone numbers or anything, please use the comments area so that others can also benefit from it.