Pulwama is a town and a notified area committee in Pulwama district in the Jammu and Kashmir. It is almost 40 km (25 mi) from the summer capital of Srinagar. Pulwama is often called the "Anand of Kashmir" or "Dudha-Kul of Kashmir" on account of its high milk production.
Pulwama is located at 32.88°N 74.92°E. It has an average elevation of 1,630 m (5,350 ft).
This district has the state's largest cement plant viz. J&K Cements Ltd. at Khrew with a capacity of 1200 M tones cement per day. In this district two important projects have been taken up for execution during current year, namely, State Entrepreneur Development Institute and International Trade Centre at Pampore. Besides having an industrial dominance Pulwama is also considered to be the largest milk-producing district of Jammu and Kashmir. Lassipora SIDCO has various small and medium factories. Zum zum milk is produced there. Pulwama District is also well known for its industries these industries include SIDCO which are located at Lassipora, a village of Pulwama where hundreds of labours are given jobs.