Areas of Operation in Jharsuguda District



State : Odisha
District : Jharsugada

Peoples Organisation (Jan Sangathan)

Sangram Samiti and Lokmukti Sangathan





Jharsuguda District Map


District Profile

Jharsuguda district has a rich and developed cultural heritage. The district is the second most urbanized district in the state. The fairs and festivals are common to other parts of Odisha but there are few which are distinct - Ranjita festival, Ratha Jatra of Kukurjunga, Gokulastami Jatra of Rajpur and makar Rathajatra of Belpahar. Economy of the district is mainly dependent on cultivation, but in the last ten years there has been a lot of industrialisation close to jharsuguda town.


Atmashakti Intervention : August 2009
We have sixteen  jansathi's  working in Jharsuguda, Laikera, Lakhanpur, Kirmira and Kolabina Blocks.


Area 2,081 sq km
Blocks 3
Panchayats 78
Villages 352
Rural/Urban Ratio 63.90/36.10
Population  514,853
Sex Ratio  978
Children (age 0 to 6 years) 49,998
Children (age 0 to 6 years) 116,974
Average Family Size  5
No of Aganwadi's Centre / Mini AWC's 786/171
No of Primary Health Centres  52
Infant Mortality Rate  71
Maternal Moterality rate  53
Literacy  71
HDI 0.722
GDP 0.687
Percapita Income Rs 11,210
Per capita-state 5,264
Forest Cover 385.40 sq km 
Industrial Units  
Irrigated Area 53.91thousands hect
Affected by Left Wing Extremism No
MGNREGA DATA (2016-2017)
No. of Families who got work 5,774
Average  No. of Days 32.76


LAKHANPUR jharsuguda KIRIMIRA kolabira Laikera

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