About District

    Angul, a centrally located District in the State of Orissa came into existence on April 1, 1993. The district covers a geographical area of 6232 square kilometers and supports a population of about 12.70 lakhs. It is although new but strategically most advanced district because it gives highest return of revenue to the Government due to vast coal mines located in its abode. Big industries like National Aluminium Company (NALCO), Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Heavy Water Plant, Talcher, Indian Aluminium Product Ltd. etc. are situated in the district. The great natural resources and beauties like Satakosia Gorge over river Mahanadi, famous Budhi Thakurani & Lord Jagannath Temple, the unique puppet dance "RavanChhaya" signify the rich culture and tradition of this district.