Bargarh, is a town and a municipality in Bargarh district in the state of Orissa, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Bargarh District. Bargarh is located in western Orissa, close to the border of neighboring state of Chattisgarh. Bargarh is one of the many forts built by the Chouhan dynasty. Although no clear data

Hirakud Dam

In 1957, India’s first prime minister Pandit Javaharlal Nehru inaugurated world’s largest earth Dam, Hirakud Dam at Sambalpur and with this an industrial revolution started in Orissa, particularly in Western Orissa. Orient paper mill started its operation in BrajarajNagar and Steel authority of India established in Rourkela. Now the 180 KM stretch between Rourkela to


Ingredients: 200 gm basmati or raw rice (arua chaula) 400 gm sugar (chini) 1 litre milk (khira) 25 gm cashew nut (kaju) 25 gm raisin (khismis) 4 bay leaves (teja patra) 5 cardamom (gujurati/ aleicha) a pinch of salt (luna)   Method: Take water in a presure cooker and put the rice in it. Add


Though Dusserah is the occasion of Dalkhai the most popular folk-dance of western Orissa, its performance is very common on all other festivals such as Bhaijauntia, Phangun Puni, Nuakhai etc. This is mostly danced by young women of Binjhal, Kuda, Mirdha, Sama and some other tribes of Sambalpur, Bolangir, Sundargarh and Dhenkanal districts of Orissa

Jharsuguda District

Jharsuguda is a district in Orissa, India with Jharsuguda town as its headquarters. The district once had an airport during World War II. This region is rich in coal and other mineral reserves. Of late, many small and medium scale iron and steel units have been set up in the vicinity of Jharsuguda town, giving

List of all educational institutions in western odisha

UNIVERSITY Sambalpur University Biju Patnaik Technical University  IGNOU    COLLEGE U H College, Rourkela Rourkela Institute of Studies, Rourkela A E S College, Tarva, Balangir Agalpur Panchayat Samiti College, Routh, Balangir Anchal College, Padmapur, Bargarli Anchallik Kisan College, Bheden, Sambalpur Asian Workers Development Institute , Rourkela , Sundergarh Athmalik College, Athmalik Attabira College, Attabira, Bargarh

About Sambalpur

Sambalpur has a greate history of full of events including Indian Freedom Struggle representing the different section of society. For the sake of convenience, however, the history, with special reference to the spark and fire and Nationalism, may be stated briefly. History has to say that Samudragupta in the 4th century, defeated King Mahendra of

Cattle Island

Cattle Island exists in one of the extreme points of Hirakud Reservoir, a natural wonder. It is near Kumarbandh village of Belpahar-Banharpali range which is about 90 km from Sambalpur. By launch from Hirakud Dam, it is closer by 10 km via the river. The island is a submerged hill, and before the construction of

Khandadhar Falls

The Khandadhar Falls is located at Nandapani in Sundergarh district in state of Orissa. It is the 12th highest waterfall in India. The Khandadhar Falls is 104 kilometres (65 mi) from Rourkela via Bonaigarh, and 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Kendujhar. It is a perennial horse tail type waterfall.  The Korapani Nala, a small stream, plunges from a height

Sambalpur University

Sambalpur University is located at Sambalpur, India in the Indian state of Orissa. Popularly known as Jyoti Vihar. It offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Governor of Orissa is the Chancellor of the university. The campus is located 15 km away from Sambalpur in Burla. On 10 December 1966 Sambalpur University Act was passed