About Kandhamal district:

Kandhamal is a district in Odisha state, India. The total area of the district is 6004 sq.km. According to recent census the total population of the district is 731952 living in houses, among them male population is 359401 and female population is 372551. Sex ratio of the district is 1037 females per 1000 males, and literacy rate is 64.13%.

Kandhamal district vehicle registration code is OD 12. Regional Transport Office (RTO) located in Phulabani Khandamal.


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 Kandhamal district.

Kandhamal 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 Kandhamal.

Top tourist places in Kandhamal:

Places of interest in Kandhamal:

Daring Badi, Putudi waterfall, Belghar, Chakapad, Balaskumpa 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 Kandhamal district:

  • Ladda

Insurance Companies in Kandhamal:

Lawyers (Advocates) in Kandhamal:

Blood banks in Kandhamal:

  • Orissa Red Cross Blood Bank ,Sub Division Hospital
  • Orissa Red Cross Blood Bank ,District Headquarter Hospital

Trading companies in Kandhamal:

Hotels in Kandhamal:

  • KP's Salunki,FCI Chak, NH157, Phulbani, Odisha 762001
  • Hotel Classic,Near Ramaih Talkies,Gurudwar Road, Balangir, Odisha 767001
  • Hotel Utopia,NH59, Daringbadi, Odisha 762104
  • Hotel Progress INN,Near Block Chowk, Balangir Road, Sonepur, Odisha 767017
  • Hotel Bhammars, Shiv Durga Complex, Sambalpur Road, Balangir, Odisha 767001
  • Hotel Parijat Palace,N.A.C Chowk, Boudh, Odisha 762014

Theatres in Kandhamal district:

  • Kalanjali Talkies - Raikia Kandhamal, Raikia

Demographics:

Tehsil in the district and their information is given below.

Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 State Bank Of India 25