History of Odisha from Vedic age to Gupta Period

History of Odisha The history of state of Odisha (formerly Orissa) is very old. In different periods it bore names like Kalinga, Utkala, etc. The names signified different territorial extent ruled by different dynasties of rulers at different periods. Each of these comprised large parts of present Odisha but also included areas forming parts of … Read more

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

Odisha Trade and Commerce

Odisha  Trade and Commerce Odisha is located in the eastern region of India. The state shares its borders with West Bengal on the north-east, Jharkhand on the north, Andhra Pradesh on the south, Chhattisgarh on the west, and the Bay of Bengal on the east. The state’s economy witnessed high growth rates between 2004-05 and … Read more

Irrigation and Hydropower of Odisha

Irrigation and Hydropower of Odisha   Irrigation Irrigation assumes a noteworthy part in destitution diminishment and financial development. State Government is giving high need to Irrigation Development. The state has a developed place that is known for 61.80 lakh hectares. It has been surveyed that 49.90 lakh hectares can be brought under water system scope … Read more

Animal Husbandry in Odisha

Animal Husbandry in Odisha Animal husbandry has tremendous potential for employment generation .Dairy farming. sheep farming, goat farming, poultry farming & pig farming   provide excellent opportunity for self employment. This sector has great role to play in poverty reduction and employment generation. Livestock products account for more than 20 % of the total value of … 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

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

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