Odisha state map:

Odisha state capital city is Bhubaneshwar. The total area of the state is 155,820 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 3,68,04660 among them male population is 1,86,60570 and female population is 1,81,44090. Sex ratio of the state is 948 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 73 %.

Odisha state vehicle registration code is OD.

Chief Minister of the state is Naveen Patnaik and Governor is S.C. Jamir.

Electricity board in Odisha:

  • Generating Companies - Orissa Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC), Orissa Hydro Power Corporation Ltd. (OHPC)
  • Transmission Companies - ORISSA POWER TRANSMISSION CORPORATION LIMITED (OPTCL), Grid Corporation of Orissa Limited (GRIDCO)
  • Distribution Companies - Central Electricity Supply Utility of Orissa (CESU), North Eastern Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Limited (NESCO), Southern Electricity Supply Company Of Orissa Limited (SOUTHCO), Western Electricity Supply Company of Orissa Limited (WESCO)

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 50 units = Rs.2.50 per unit
  • 51 to 200 units = Rs.4.20 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.5.20 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.5.60 per unit

Quick Facts:

State Odisha
Meaning of Odisha Land of the "Odias"
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day 1-Apr-36
Capital City Bhubaneshwar
People of the state called as Odia, Odishan
Area 155,820 Km.sq
Population 3,68,04660
Male Population 1,86,60570
Female Population 1,81,44090
Females per 1000 Males 948
Literacy Rate 73 %
State Vehicle Registration Code OD
Languages Odia and English
No. of districts 30
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
Governor S.C. Jamir
Assembly Constituencies 147
Parliamentary Constituencies 21
State Animal Sambar
State Flower Ashoka
State Bird Indian roller
State Tree Ashwatha
Important Festivals of the state:

Agni Utsav, Chandan Yatra, Dhani Yatra, Durga Puja, Gajalakshmi Puja, Jagannath Rathayatra, Konark dance Festival, Mahashivaratri, Makarmela, Puri Beach Festival, Rishi Panchami, Taratarini Mela, Vishwakarama Puja are the major festivals celebrated in Odisha state.

Top tourist places in Odisha:

Konark Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple (Puri), Mukteswara Temple (Bhubaneswar), Konark Beach, Nandankanan Zoological Park, Puri Beach, Museum of Tribal Arts & Artifacts, Linga Raja Temple, Vaishno Devi Temple, Raghurajpur Artist Village, Odisha Maritime Museum (Cuttack), Ram Mandir, Bhubaneswar, Chaunsath-Yogini Temple-Hirapur, Mangalajodi, Udayagiri Caves, Hanuman Vatika, Rajarani Temple, Ratnagiri Buddhist Excavation, Taratarini Temple, Cuttack Chandi Temple, Chandipur Beach, Chilika Lake, Hirakud Dam, Nadankanan, Dhauli Giri Hills, Odisha State Museum, Ramchandi Beach, Chandrabhaga Beach, Ashokan Rock Edict, Huma Temple are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Rice, Sugarcane, cereals, millets ,pulses, gram, tuar, arhar, Jute, Sesame, groundnut, mustard, castor and linseed are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Subarnarekha, Budhabalanga, Baitarani, Brahmani, Mahanadi and Rushikulya are the major rivers that flow in Odisha.

Odisha Cuisine:

Alu Potala Rasa, Bela Pana, Chadachadi, Chakuli pitha, Chandrakanti, Chhena, Chhena gaja, Chhena jalebi, Chhena Jhili, Chhena kheeri, Chhena poda, Chhencheda, Chingudi Jhola, Dahi baigana, Dahi machha, Enduri Pitha, Gajar ka halwa, Ghugni, Handia, Ilish, Kakara pitha, Khaja, Kheer, Khichdi, Khira sagara, Khiramohana, Kora Khai, Luchi, Maachha, Bihana, Machher Jhol, Manda Pitha, Mathapuli, Mitha dahi, Ouu khatta, Pakhala, Pitha, Podo pitha, Rasabali, Saag, Samosa, Santula, Sattu are few of the many varieties of Odisha.

Demographics:

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and West Bengal are the neighbouring states of Odisha.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Anugul 1271703 654898 616805
Balangir 1648574 831349 817225
Baleshwar 2317419 1184371 1133048
Bargarh 1478833 748332 730501
Baudh 439917 220993 218924
Bhadrak 1506522 760591 745931
Cuttack 2618708 1339153 1279555
Debagarh 312164 158017 154147
Dhenkanal 1192948 612597 580351
Gajapati 575880 282041 293839
Ganjam 3520151 1777324 1742827
Jagatsinghapur 1136604 577699 558905
Jajapur 1826275 926058 900217
Jharsuguda 579499 297014 282485
Kalahandi 1573054 785179 787875
Kandhamal 731952 359401 372551
Kendrapara 1439891 717695 722196
Kendujhar 1802777 907135 895642
Khordha 2246341 1166949 1079392
Koraput 1376934 677864 699070
Malkangiri 612727 303913 308814
Mayurbhanj 2513895 1253633 1260262
Nabarangapur 1218762 604046 614716
Nayagarh 962215 502194 460021
Nuapada 606490 300307 306183
Puri 1697983 865209 832774
Rayagada 961959 469672 492287
Sambalpur 1044410 529424 514986
Subarnapur 652107 332897 319210
Sundargarh 2080664 1055723 1024941
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 87
2 Andhra Bank 157
3 Axis Bank 112
4 Bank Of Baroda 143
5 Bank Of India 226
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 8
7 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 5
8 Canara Bank 162
9 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 1
10 Central Bank Of India 110
11 Citi Bank 1
12 City Union Bank Limited 1
13 Corporation Bank 41
14 DCB Bank Limited 14
15 Dena Bank 19
16 Federal Bank 22
17 HDFC Bank 124
18 ICICI Bank Limited 106
19 IDBI Bank 83
20 Indian Bank 92
21 Indian Overseas Bank 138
22 Indusind Bank 23
23 ING Vysya Bank 7
24 Karnataka Bank Limited 8
25 Karur Vysya Bank 6
26 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 8
27 Laxmi Vilas Bank 2
28 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 58
29 Punjab And Sind Bank 17
30 Punjab National Bank 170
31 Reserve Bank Of India 1
32 South Indian Bank 3
33 Standard Chartered Bank 1
34 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 5
35 State Bank Of Hyderabad 15
36 State Bank Of India 883
37 State Bank Of Mysore 3
38 State Bank Of Patiala 1
39 State Bank Of Travancore 1
40 Syndicate Bank 95
41 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 1
42 UCO Bank 244
43 Union Bank Of India 120
44 United Bank Of India 138
45 Vijaya Bank 22
46 YES Bank 119