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Heritage of Balochistan, District Kech
Experience the Oceon, Experience Gwadar

Welcome to District Panjgur

Mr.Zakir Ali Deputy Commissioner Panjgur

About District Panjgur

Panjgur is a district in the west Balochistan province of Pakistan. Panjgur was one of three districts of Makran District until 1 July 1977, when the district became a part of Makran Division. The other two districts of Makran Division are Kech and Gwadar. Chitkan is the district headquarter  Panjgur has sixteen (16) Union Councils.

Panjgur (literally: Five Graves) is home to several archaeological sites, including centuries-old tombs, an old dam called Band-e-Gillar, remnants of a fort at Khudabadan (the historical fort of Nawab Kharan) and some remnants of the old port of Issai. The seasonal Rakshan River flows right in the middle of Panjgur, dividing it into two parts, the northern and southern Panjgur.

District at Glance

District Headquarters Panjgur at Chitkan
Date of Notification 1st July 1977
Area 16,891 sq.km
Population 2017 census (316385)
Registered Voters (2018) Male (57,789), Female (43,467). Total = 101,256
Major Ethnic Groups An overwhelming proportion (about 98%) of the population is Baloch.
Major Languages Balochi
Climate Arid with warm summer and cool winter
Archaeological Sites Kuhna Kalat, Tomb of Malik Asa, Band-e Gillar, Fort Of Nawab Habibullah Khan, Shrine of Shah Qalandar, Shrine of Pir Umar

Senator & MPA, MNA list

Senators Mr. Abdul Malik Baloch (1975-77)
MPA Mir Sabir Ali Baloch (1974-77)
Mir Nasir Ali Baloch (1985-88)
Mir Sabir Ali Baloch (1988-90)
MPAs (PB-36) Mir Kachkol Ali Baloch (1990-93)
Mir Kachkol Ali Baloch (1993-96)
Mir Asadullah Baloch (1997 1999)
MPA (PB-43) Mir Kachkol Ali (2002-2007)
MPA(PB-42) Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch (2002-2007)6
MPAs (PB-43)
Mir Asadullah Baloch (2008-20013)
Mir Ghulam Jan (2008-2013)
MPAs (PB-43)
Haji Islam Baloch (2013-2018)
Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch (2013-2018)
MPAs (PB-43) Mir Asadullah Baloch (2018.....)
MNA (NA-271)
MNA (NA-270) Panjgur-cum-Washuk-cum-Awaran
Molvi Rehmatullah (late) (2002-2007)
Mr. Ehsanullah Reki (2018)


Since independence, four population censuses have been conducted: in 1951, 1961, 1972, 1981,1998 and 2017

Census 1972 Census 1981 Census 1998 Census 2017
56,820 160,750 234,051 316,385
Gender 2017 Census
Males Females
166,731 149,654


DHQ 01
50 Bedded Hospital 01
RHCs 05
BHUs 23
CDs 11
MCH Centres 04
DSV 01
ASV 02
Vaccinators 68
LHWs 440
Static Centres 12
Malaria Microscope Centre 09

Radio and Television

Panjgur has one TV Booster for Pakistan Television Transmission .there were 03 cable operators in the district at the time when data was being collected

Water Supply

Total Number of Water Supply Schemes =75

Water Supply Schemes (PHE Department) 30
Functonal) 17
Non Functional 13
Run By Communities 45
Functonal) 13
Non Functional 32
Overhead Tanks 45
Functonal 02
Non Functional 03
Improved water sources 83%


For Boys For Girls
Primary Schools 179 159
Middle Schools 30 18
High Schools 20 15
Model Schools 01 0
Government Degree Colleges 01 02
Inter Colleges 0 02
Private Schools Total= 24

Major Tribes District Panjgur

  • Mullazai
  • Kashani
  • Roden
  • Badeni
  • Gichki
  • Nosherwani
  • Raees
  • Bar
  • Mohammad Hassani    
  • Sanjrani
  • Mengal
  • Qambrani
  • Bangulzai
  • Gurgunadi
  • Zehri