State : Odisha
District : 

Peoples Organisation (Jan Sangathan)

Lok Bikas Manch( LBM)

& Mahila Lok Bikas Manch (MLBM)



Koraput District Map



Borigumma Dasamantapur Laxmipur Jeypore Koraput Boipariguda Semiliguda Pottangi


District Profile : Koraput   

Koraput district is located in the southern part of the state and is on a plateau with backdrops of terraced green valleys, forests, and waterfalls and the district experiences mainly three seasons summer, winter and rainy. Summer occurs from April to June, rainy season from June to October and Winter from November to march. This region enjoys the best climate in odisha and attracted tourists in large numbers.  The economy is primarily based on agriculture and forest produce. The distirct with semi evergreen to  deciduoud vegetation endowed with various wild plants as a natural resource. The  soil and climatic condition is suitable for production of coffee, cashew, cotton, tobacco, vegetable and fruits.The common  food crops grown in the district are paddy, millet, maize and pulses. The are 62 Tribes inhabitating in koraput. The Largest tribes are Khond, Paroja and Bhottada.Languages spoken is Tribal dialect and Oriya. There is some industrial presence near koraput town with a large NALCO plant and mines, as also a HAL facility. 

Atmashakti Intervention : October 2011 

There are thirty-three jansathi's working in eight blocks. Dasamantapur, Laxmipur,
Koraput,Semiliguda, Pottangi, Jeypore,Boipariguda and Borigumma.

Area 8,379 sq km
Blocks 14
Panchayats 226
Villages 1,997
Rural/Urban  83.15/16.85
Population 1,177,951
Sex Ratio (females 1000 per males) 1,032
Children (0 to 6 years) 200,700
Children (6 to 14 years) 240,800
Average Family Size 4
No of Aganwadis Centres/ Mini AWC's 2723/541
No of Primary Health Centres/ Sub Centre 50/235
Infant Mortality Rate (per 1000 live birth in the district)IMR 136
Maternal Mortality Rate(per lac healthy women)MMR 218
Litreacy (%) 36
HDI 0.43
GDP 0.42
Percapita Income Rs 5,148
Per capita-state 5,264
Forest Cover 1879.41 sq.km
Industrial units none
Irrigated Area 3,01,000 Ha
Affected by Left Wing Extremism YES, High
MGNREGA DATA (2016-2017)
No. of Families who got work 71,174
Average  No. of Days 36.13

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