Areas of Operation in Mayurbhanj District


State : Odisha
District : 

Peoples Organisation (Janjagruti Manch)



Mayurbhanj District Map



District Profile:

Mayurbhanj occupies a unique position being endowed with lush green vegetation, different fauna and rich cultural heritage. The district has a rich mineral base and is home to the Similipal Biosphere. This was a princely state until its merger with the state of Odisha on 1st January,1949. Since the date of its merger, Mayurbhanj has been organized and is administered as one of the districts of Odisha.

Iron-ore (hematite), vanadiferous and titaniferous magnetic, china clay, galena (lead ore), Kyanite, asbestos, steatite (soap stone) and quartzite constitute the principal mineral resources of Mayurbhanj district, of these the iron-ore deposits of Gorumahisani, Badampahar and Suleipat, which have been exploited for a period of about half a century, deserve special mention.

Atmashakti started its intervention in the district in November, 2016 with Jan Jagruti Mancha in 3 blocks with 10 number of Jansathi‚Äôs. 

The team leaders are Kshirod Chandra Patra and Padma Dash and coordinator is Gadadhar Dash.


Area 10418
Blocks  26
Tahasils 26
Villages 3,950
Gram Panchyats 382
Rural/Urban Ratio 92.34/7.66
Population  2,519,738
Sex Ratio  1,006
Children (age 0 to 6 years) 960
Average Family Size  5
No of Aganwadi's Centre / Mini AWC's 217
No of Primary Health Centres / Sub centres 82/589
Infant Mortality Rate   
Maternal Moterality rate   
Literacy  63.17
HDI 0.15
GDP 24.72
Percapita Income Rs  
Forest Cover 4392.13 sq. km
Industrial Units Iron, Steel, Agro industries, Flour Mills 
Irrigated Area 248715 hect
Affected by Left Wing Extremism Yes, medium
MGNREGA DATA (2016-2017)
No. of Families who got work 29,175
Average  No. of Days 48.17

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