About Kalahandi district:

Kalahandi is a district in Odisha state, India. The total area of the district is 8197 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 1573054 living in houses, among them male population is 785179 and female population is 787875. Sex ratio of the district is 1003 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 59.22%.

Kalahandi district vehicle registration code is OD 08. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Kalahandi.


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
Important Festivals of the district:

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 Kalahandi district.

Kalahandi 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 Kalahandi.

Top tourist places in Kalahandi:

Places of interest in Kalahandi:

Manikeswari Temple, Belkhandi Temple, Phulijharan Water fall, Dokarichanchara, Amapani Hills are the major tourist attractions of the district.

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 area.

Railway Stations in Kalahandi district:

  • Kandel Road
  • Kesinga
  • Lanjigarh Road
  • Rupra Road

Insurance Companies in Kalahandi:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kalahandi:

Blood banks in Kalahandi:

  • Blood Bank, Sardar Rajas Medical College Hospital & Research Centre ,Jaring, Plot Number 235 And 807, Khata Number 230, Post Office Nandol

Trading companies in Kalahandi:

Hotels in Kalahandi:

  • Hotel Centre Park,National Highway 201, Chanchara Para, Near Ghoda Ghat Chowk, Bhawanipatna, Odisha 766001

Theatres in Kalahandi district:

  • New Star Cineplex -BLUE DIAMOND - Bhawanipatna, Bhawanipatna
  • New Star Cineplex -PINK DIAMOND - Bhawanipatna, Bhawanipatna
  • New Star Cineplex -RED DIAMOND - Bhawanipatna, Bhawanipatna

Demographics:

Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 2
2 Axis Bank 1
3 Bank Of Baroda 4
4 Canara Bank 3
5 Central Bank Of India 1
6 Corporation Bank 1
7 DCB Bank Limited 1
8 Federal Bank 1
9 HDFC Bank 2
10 ICICI Bank Limited 1
11 IDBI Bank 1
12 Indian Bank 1
13 Indian Overseas Bank 4
14 Punjab National Bank 1
15 State Bank Of India 10
16 United Bank Of India 1