Odisha Schemes and Projects

Odisha Schemes and Projects Schemes for development of women and child Sampoorna Scheme Odisha state government has launched SAMPURNA (Sishu Abond Matru Mrityuhara Purna Nirakaran Abhijan) Scheme to provide financial assistance for pregnant women of the state. Objective :-The objective of SAMPURNA scheme is to bring down the death rate of the new born Child … Read more

POPULATION OF ODISHA

POPULATION OF ODISHA   As per the 2011 statistics of India, the aggregate population of Odisha is 41,947,358, of which 21,201,678 are male and 20,745,680 are female. We need to have a look at the population of the past 5 years. They are as per the following: 2012 – 42.7 Million 2013 – 43.1 Million … Read more

Agriculture in Odisha

Agriculture in Odisha According to the 2011 Census of India, 61.8% of the Odisha’s working population are engaged in agricultural activities. However, the agricultural’s contribution to the GSDP was 16.3% in the fiscal year 2013-14 and it was estimated to be 15.4% in 2014-15. The area under cultivation was 5,691 hectares in 2005-06 and it … Read more

Industrial Developement of Odisha

Industrial Developement of Odisha:- Orissa is endowed with vast resources of a variety of minerals and occupies a prominent place in the country as a mineral rich State. Abundant reserves of high-grade Iron ore, Bauxite, Chromite, Manganese ore along with other minerals such as Coal, Limestone, Dolomite, Tin, Nickel, Vanadium, Lead, Graphite, Gold, Gemstone, Diamond, … Read more

Minerals of Odisha

Minerals of Odisha Odisha topped among all the states as it contributed above 10% to total mineral production in the country. The value of principal minerals produced remained at Rs. 22567.67 crore, an increase of 31.64% over the previous year period. The value of minor minerals remained Rs. 85.68 crores. Coal, bauxite, chromite, iron & … Read more

Wild life and Ecotourism of Odisha

Wild life and Ecotourism of Odisha Wildlife of Odisha The fauna of the region includes Deer, Sambar, Black Panthers, Tiger, Leopard, Elephant, Hyena, Wildboar, Bear, Porcupine, Reptiles, Blackbuck, Monkey, Squirrel, Jungle Cat, Hyena, Jackel, Karanja Lizards, Chameleon and Mangoose. Eighteen Sanctuaries, a National Park and one proposed Tiger conservational Park constitute the Protected Area network of Odisha … Read more

Soils of Odisha

Soils of Odisha Soil is the top layer of the earth’s surface in which plants can grow and develop, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter and having the capability of retaining water. Soil Profile The soil profile is defined as a vertical section of the soil that is exposed by … Read more

Vegetation of Odisha

Vegetation of Odisha Orissa, owing to its peculiar geographical location and wide range of physical features, embraces a diversified floristic composition and consequently a vast economic potential. The extensive range of hilly forests, several lofty peaks, long stretch of coast line, excellent river rain system, brackish waters and coastal plains altogether have gifted the state … Read more

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