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Jharsuguda is a district in Orissa, India with Jharsuguda town as its headquarter. 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 impetus to the industrial growth of the district.

The district comprises five blocks, primary being Lakhanpur, Kolabira, Laikera, Kirmira and Jharsuguda. Jharsuguda district has three urban agglomerations, municipalities of Jharsuguda town and Brajrajnagar and muncipalty of Belpahar. Bandhabahal is also a place which is located 15 Km away from Belpahar. This place is famous for Jagannath temple. There are lot of Coal mines situated in this area.

Brajrajnagar is an industrial town, being of the prime location for Open Cast Coal Mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited. Brajrajnagar also boasts of a large scale paper mill, i.e., Orient Paper Mills of the Birla Group of Industries. However, this mill has been defunct for more than a decade now.

Belpahar sub-division includes 12 villages and two town. The most populous village is Chhualiberna. The main festival of Chhualiberna is Narsingh Puja which held on month of December.

Airport Specifications

  • Location: 21° 54' 49N 84° 3' 1E
  • Mag Var: 0.275W
  • Time Zone: UTC+5:30
  • Runway: 24/06
  • Size(ft): 6320/148
  • Surface: Concrete

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Jharsuguda is a district in Orissa, India. Jharsuguda is headquarter of the district. The district once had an airport during World War II. The district is rich in coal and several other mineral reserves. Of late, iron and steel industries are coming up marking the sunshine days of the district in the times to come!It include four block and now a days a lot of industry are try to set up at Jharsuguda.The popular block are Lakhanpur,Kolabira and Jharsuguda.It includes one muncipalty (Brajrajnagar) and the Belpahar N.A.C.The Belpahar includes 12 villages and two town.The most popular village is Chhualiberna.The main festival of chhualiberna is Narsingh Puja which held on month of December.Dileswar Sahoo

Airport Specifications

  • Location: 21° 54' 49N 84° 3' 1E
  • Mag Var: 0.275W
  • Time Zone: UTC+5:30
  • Runway: 24/06
  • Size(ft): 6320/148
  • Surface: Concrete

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This article uses material from the "Jharsuguda district" article on the Genealogy wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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