Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new airport in Jharsuguda on Saturday, which is expected to attract investors from mineral-rich areas and serve as a lifeline for the state’s western region. The Airport Authority of India is developing jharsuguda Airport at an estimated cost of 210 cron.
The first flight to Jharsuguda was made on January 1, 2014, after Prime Minister Modi dedicated the nation to his first visit to the Indian state of West Bengal. The first flights to Gurgaon, the capital of the district, were also made on the same day as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first trip to India, where he addressed our nation for the first time.
Jharsuguda’s schools and colleges are largely state-run, but there are also schools run by private trusts and individuals.
These schools are affiliated to the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and other affiliated schools in the state of Karnataka, India. Schools and schools affiliated with the International School of India (ISI), a private university in India and a national university.
Ganesh Chaturthi (Ganesh puja) is also the most celebrated local festival, which is a 10-day public festival. There are some special festivals that are celebrated in the district, such as Ganesha, Jharsugda and Durga Puja. Ganesha Chatureti, or “Gangesh pujas,” is also the festival that the locals celebrate the most, for 10 days.
There is a harvest festival which is celebrated after the harvest, and there is an annual festival of the same name in Jharsugda. There are a number of harvest festivals that are celebrated once the second harvest is harvested and the third harvest after that.
The district is surrounded by Gurgaon, Gurdaspur, Haryana, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The district has a population of 1.5 million people, mostly Muslims and Hindus, and covers an area of 2,500 square kilometers. The major tribes are the Chhattisgarh, Jharsuguda, Chhatrapati Shiv Sena, Kannada, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir, and are responsible for the bulk of agricultural production in the district as well as a large number of jobs in agriculture, mining and other industries.
The local water is sourced from the nearby Hirakud reservoir, while coal is supplied from the Mahanadi coal fields in Jharsuguda. Units three and four of the power plant will receive coal from Manoharpur, while units three, four and five will be dipped in coal allocated by the Indian Ministry of Coal and Government to OPGC.
As for the administrative structure of the district, the Jharsuguda district is given a sub-division, jharsuguda. The district borders Gurgaon, Gurdaspur, Haryana, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
Jharsuguda is also home to a number of cement production units, such as Jhartsugudu Cement Limited (JCCL), JH Cements and JK Cement, to name a few. The district also operates several other industrial and commercial enterprises, which contribute to the economic growth of the district, mainly in the agricultural sector.