Melchhamunda

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Melchhamunda
Village
Melchhamunda is located in Odisha
Melchhamunda
Melchhamunda
Location in Orissa, India
Coordinates: 21°5′0″N 83°15′0″E / 21.08333°N 83.25000°E / 21.08333; 83.25000Coordinates: 21°5′0″N 83°15′0″E / 21.08333°N 83.25000°E / 21.08333; 83.25000
Country  India
State Orissa
District Bargarh
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration OR-

Melchhamunda is a village in Bargarh district in the state orissa India. It is situated 21 km from Padampur and 60 km from Bargarh in sohela — padampur state high way. Budhist relics have been found at Ganiapali 10 km from here, the place is identified with ancient Muchalinda, which is said to be a centre of Budhist learning. Bhoi Family are the head of the village.

Diptipur (part of revenue village Jhununga pali) is just 1 km from here. It is noted for the Missionary activities of the Utkal Christian Council which started work here in 1956. The activities of the Mission is divided into 3 wings -Health, Education and Agriculture. A dispensary was started in the year 1957 which became a hospital in 1958.

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