Kesinga

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Kesinga
city
Kesinga is located in Odisha
Kesinga
Kesinga
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°12′N 83°14′E / 20.2°N 83.23°E / 20.2; 83.23Coordinates: 20°12′N 83°14′E / 20.2°N 83.23°E / 20.2; 83.23
Country  India
State Odisha
District Kalahandi
Government
 • Body N.A.C.
Elevation 187 m (614 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,914
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration OD 08

Kesinga is a town and a notified area committee in Kalahandi district in the Indian state of Odisha.

Geography[edit]

Kesinga is located at 20°12′N 83°14′E / 20.2°N 83.23°E / 20.2; 83.23.[1] It has an average elevation of 187 metres (613 feet). River Tel and Uteh meet not very far from Kesinga, providing appreciable ground for summer sand crops(cucumber, watermelon etc.). Another landmark of Kesinga is Budhadangar (old mountain) at the middle of the town. This mountain has a profound effect on the climate of Kesinga.

Transport[edit]

Kesinga is the major rail head in Kalahandi district. It is considered as the gateway of Kalahandi.

National Highway 26 passes through Kesinga. The transportation system in Kesinga is good as compared to other towns. Here not only rickshaws are available; in fact, autos are also providing good services.

Hospitals nearby[edit]

  • Area Hospital, Kesinga
  • Uma Clinic, Kesinga
  • Dr.Khan Nursing Home, Kesinga
  • Shree Laxmi Dental Clinic, Kesinga
  • District Headquarters Hospital, Bhawanipatna
  • Life Worth Hospital, Bhawanipatna
  • Sardar Raja Medical College, Jaring
  • Sub-Divisional Headquarters Hospital, Dharamgarh

Economy[edit]

Apart from being a railhead for the region, Kesinga also serves as the place of enormous business activity. It is the economic heart of surrounding area, where farmers can get a fair price for produce. There are scores of rice mills in Kesinga. A godown of FCI gives the storage facility for farmers and rice mill owners. There are numerous cloth stores in the market area. The town also has a lot of small and middle scale industries.

Industries[edit]

Kesinga has handful of small and middle scale industries providing goods from daily needs to industrial applications to the state of Odisha, as well as nearby states.

Some well reputed industries include Gayatri Agro Oil & Food Products,Akash Gases, Smarsh Auto Industries, Smarsh fastners and U bolts, Subash iron and agriculture Industries, R.K. Modern Rice Mills, R.K Agro Exports, Siddharth Rice MIll, B.K Food Products, Madan Food Products, and Madan Industries. Raghav Tyres Pvt Ltd, Bansal Tyre Pvt Ltd shree ram food industries,Hariom traders,Anil engg.works,remedy medical store,bajaj showroom.kesinga is big industrial city in kalahandi.It is also a major hub for wholesale dealers of many companies. Few major shops like Mahavir General Store, Jai Bharat Traders, Etc are also there.

Hotel Parijat , Hotel Regency are two big hotels in kesinga.

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