Geographical location of Odisha

Geographical location of Odisha:- Introduction:- The state of Orissa is situated between the geographical coordinates of 81.27’E and 87.29’East longitude and 17.49’N and 22.34’North latitude. The state occupies a total area of 155,707 square kilometers. It is bound on the east by the 450 kilometer coastline of the Bay of Bengal. In the south, the … Read more

Horticulture in Odisha

Horticulture in Odisha The agro-climatic conditions are immensely suitable for perennial fruit crops like mango, litchi, guava, oranges and limes; annual fruit crops like banana, pineapple and papaya ; spices like ginger, turmeric and chilly, a variety of roots and tubers and a whole range of vegetables. The low-temperature hilly areas at higher altitude offer … 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

Rivers and Drainage system of Odisha

Rivers and Drainage system of Odisha Following is the list of  important rivers of Odisha: Mahanadi Brahmani Baitarani Subarnarekha Budhabalanga Rushikulya Bahuda vamsadhara Nagavali Salandi Indirabati Kolab   Baitarani River  The Baitarani is one of the important east flowing rivers of peninsular India, flowing eastward and joining the Bay of Bengal. The river rises in … Read more

Orissa physiography

Orissa physiography Orissa extends from 17-degree 49 N to 22-degree 34N latitude and from 81-degree 27-E to 87- degree 29ŏ E longitudes on the eastern coast of India. It is bound by the States of West Bengal on the North East, Jharkhand on the north and Chhatisgarh on the West, Andhra Pradesh on the South … 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

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