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Govindanagar is located in Odisha
Govindanagar is located in India
Govindanagar is located in Asia
Location in Orissa, India
Coordinates: 19°13′1″N 84°44′41″E / 19.21694°N 84.74472°E / 19.21694; 84.74472Coordinates: 19°13′1″N 84°44′41″E / 19.21694°N 84.74472°E / 19.21694; 84.74472
Country  India
State Odisha
District Ganjam
Elevation 64 m (210 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,023
 • Official Oriya
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 761008
Telephone code 0680

Golanthara is one of the largest villages located in the southern part of Ganjam District of Odisha. It's known as an educational hub, located within 10 km proximity of the largest City of Southern Odisha Berhampur (Odisha). Its population is around 8000. 1 of the famous Shakti Pitha "Sidha Bhairabi Mandir" is located around 5 km away from the village.it has also a very old Railway Station known as Golanthara (GTA) next to Berhampur Railway Station. This railway station was very famous for transporting Betel leaves to Varanasi (UP) and also for transporting scent produced from pandanus flower i.e. Kia phoola to Kanuja (MP).

Educational Institutions[edit]

It has many higher education and professional institutions which makes it the technological center of Ganjam. The important School and colleges are

  • Gandhi Institute of Industrial Technology (GIIT)
  • Gandhi Academy of Technology & Engineering(GATE)
  • Rahul Institute of Engineering and Technology(RIET)
  • Gandhi Polytechnics(GP)
  • Vignan Institute of Technology And Management(VITAM)
  • Roland Institute of Technology(RIT)
  • National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST).
  • Biswa Nath High & Technical School (BNH&T School)
  • Anchalika Balika Uchha Vidyalaya
  • Vanishree Vidya Mandira

Financial Institutions[edit]

  • Indian Overease Bank
  • State Bank of India