The Jad people are a community found in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

They are also known as Lamba and Khampa.[1]

Social status

As of 2001, the Jad people were classified as a Scheduled Tribe under the Indian government's reservation program of positive discrimination.[1]


  1. ^ a b "List of Scheduled Tribes". Census of India: Government of India. 7 March 2007. Archived from the original on 5 June 2010. Retrieved 27 November 2012.