Mukhiguda

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Mukhiguda
ମୁଖିଗୁଡା
town
Mukhiguda is located in Odisha
Mukhiguda
Mukhiguda
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 19°28′20″N 82°59′50″E / 19.47222°N 82.99722°E / 19.47222; 82.99722Coordinates: 19°28′20″N 82°59′50″E / 19.47222°N 82.99722°E / 19.47222; 82.99722
Country India
State Odisha
District Kalahandi
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,910
Languages
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 766026
Sex ratio 48.4:51.6 /
It is home to India's largest power house

Mukhiguda is a census town in Kalahandi district in the Indian state of Odisha. Mukhiguda is one of the villages in Jayapatna tehsil. Mukhiguda is 7 km from its tehsil's main town, Jaipatna, is located 87  km from its district's main city, Bhawanipatna, and is located 510 km (320 mi) from its state's main city Bhubaneswar.

History[edit]

Mukhiguda is famous for Indravati Power Plant, which is one of India's largest and Asia's second-largest power house. The hydro-electric project of Odisha produces 600 MW electricity and took almost 15 years for its completion.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Mukhiguda had a population of 1,910. Males constitute 9,24 of the population and females 9,86.In Mukhiguda total literacy population is 6,69, So Mukhiguda has an average literacy rate of 35%, smaller than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 76%, and female literacy is 24%. In Mukhiguda, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Upper primary Project school
  • Upper Indravati Project High school
  • Saraswati sishumandir
  • Swami Vivekananda English medium school

Colleges[edit]

  • Indravati (Degree) Mahavidyalaya

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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