Rourkela

Rourkela

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Rourkela (Oriya:ରାଉରକେଲା) () is located in the northwestern tip of the Indian state of Orissa at the heart of a rich mineral belt. It is situated about north of state capital Bhubaneswar.It is surrounded by a range of hills and encircled by rivers. One of the largest steel plants of the Steel Authority of India Limited is situated here. It also has one of the National Institutes of Technology of the country. Rourkela Steel Plant was first to bring cctv to the whole asia continent for the first time(1984). It is the 14th most clean and green city of India.

Name

The name "Rourkela" means derived from Ruhr in German language. It is a highly industrialized valley in Germany. The steel plant at Rourkela was formed with German collaboration. And kela means "village" in the local language Sadri spoken by the Rautia tribe living there. It comes under Sundargarh district.

History

The picturesque and modern twin towns of Rourkela and Fertilizer Township as well as their developed periphery are located in areas that were once covered by dense forests. According to the census report of feb, 2011 the population of Rourkela is 6,89,298. As recently as 1921, the population as per the census record was only 382. The then railway station of Rourkela was within the revenue village of Mahulpali. The literal meaning of Rourkela according to the language of Sadri is your home. An alternate story has it that an indigenous community...
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