Nickname(s): The Sugar City &Milk city
|• Member of Parliament||Ladu Kishore Swain, (BJD)|
|• Member of Legislative Assembly||Debaraj Mohanty , (BJD)|
|Elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Asika is located at  It has an average elevation of 30 metres (98 feet). It is situated at a distance of 40 km from Brahmapur on South, 35 km from Bhanjanagar on the North at the confluence of Rivers Rushikulya and Badanadi. NH-59 (Gopalpur-Ahmedabad) passes through this city..
- Asika Sugar Factory- 1st Sugar Factory established in 1824.
- Asika Spinning Mill
As of 2001[update] India census, Asika had a population of 20,739 (third largest city in Ganjam dist after Brahmapur and Hinjilicut). Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Asika has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
ASIKA sugar factory is the 1st sugar factory in Asia. This is one of the oldest in India build by Minchin Saheb in British time. Along with the factory at Nellikuppam near Cuddalore, it was managed by Parry and Co. Due to this factory the Asika Town is known as Sugar City.
When one thinks of Asika Cooperative Sugar Industries Ltd., many things come to memory, its history, the pioneers in the field, the hardy local farmers, its workmen, the dedicated bureaucrats, the support it got at highest levels, the institutional infrastructure that helped, and how it overcame so with a background of its heritage of being the story of sugar in Asia and the place where Asia's 1st Sugar Factory was established in 1824.
The jaggery mill which was started in the year 1848 by the name "Asika Sugar Works and Distillery Ltd." by 'Parry and Co. Madras' which met with huge losses for lack of supervision and other transport bottlenecks. Thereafter, Fredrick Josheph Vivian Minchin, the Book Keeper of Biny & Co. purchased the said factory and with the new Sugar Technology obtained from Germany designed and rebuilt the factory in 1856.
- Khambeswari Goddess
- Jaganatha Temple(Nuagam)
- Kali Mandir (Nuagam)
- BHagabat Mandir (Nuagam)
- Radha Krushna Mandir (Nuagam)
- Ram Mandir (Nuagam)
- Karanjei Goddess
- Tirupati Balaji
- Ram Mandir
- Hanuman Mandir
- Maa Kali
- Maa Kalimukhi
- Maa Thakurani near Gondopuli
- Jama Masjid
- jaganath temple main road kalasanadh pur
- hunuman temple main road kalasandh pur
- Radha Krishna Temple (Banibihar, Aska)
- Sai Mandira
- Maa kankana devi temple,(Bhetanai)
- Harihar High School, Asika
- A.S.I High School Nuagam, Asika
- Kendriya Vidyalaya, Asika
- Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir, Asika
- NAC High School, Asika
- Mac Mickle Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Asika
- Mahatma Gandhi High School, Sheragada
- Govt Tech High School, Asika
- Govt Girls High School, Asika
- Aryan Public School, Aska
- DePaul School, Asika
- Mom School of Excellency, Asika
- Asika Science College, Asika
- Binayak Acharya College, Asika
- Niranjan Women's College, Asika
- Mac Mickle Sanskrit College, Asika
- Inventive computer education, college square, Aska
Current MLA from Asika Assembly Constituency is Debaraj Mohanty of BJD. Previous MLAs from this seat were Saroj Kumar Padhy, who won the seat as an independent candidate in State elections of 2004, Debaraj Mohanty of BJD who won this seat in 2000, Usharani Panda of INC in 1995, Duti Krushna Panda of CPI in 1990, Raghaba Parida who won representing INC in 1985 and as a candidate of INC(I) in 1980, and Harihar Swain of JNP in 1977.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Asika
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