Nalconagar, Angul

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Nalconagar
ନାଲକୋନଗର
city
Nalconagar Jagannath Temple
Nalconagar Jagannath Temple
Nalconagar is located in Odisha
Nalconagar
Nalconagar
Nalconagar is located in India
Nalconagar
Nalconagar
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 20°50′56″N 85°09′14″E / 20.849°N 85.154°E / 20.849; 85.154Coordinates: 20°50′56″N 85°09′14″E / 20.849°N 85.154°E / 20.849; 85.154
Country  India
State Odisha
District Angul
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,038
Languages
 • Official Odia
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 759145
Vehicle registration OD-19/OR-19
Website odisha.gov.in

Nalconagar is a census town in Angul district in the Indian state of Odisha. Nalconagar, Angul is a suburb of Angul, Odisha(Orissa).

Geography[edit]

Nalconagar is located at 20.849°N 85.154°E, and 8 km from district headquarter Angul.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Nalconagar had a population of 18,038. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. NALCO has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. In NALCO, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.

B R Ambedkar statue at B R Ambedkar Park

Education[edit]

Saraswati Vidaya Mandir and Delhi Public School are two schools in this township providing primary education.

Saraswati Vidya Mandir Nalco Nagar, Angul was established on 21 September, 1984. This school was earlier known by the name of Chinmaya Vidyalaya. Academic process of this school managed by Sikshya Vikash Samiti, Bhubaneswar. It is recognized by the Govt. of Odisha and affiliated to Board of Secondary Education, Odisha, Cuttack and Council of Higher Secondary Education, Bhubaneswar. School offers education to students of LKG to that of +2 Arts & Science.

DPS Nalconagar established in 1984 and sponsored by National Aluminium Company affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in New Delhi. The school lies in 30 acres (12 ha) of greenery with a multi purpose hall, auditorium, library, laboratories and play fields and boasts of being only the third satellite school to be set up under the aegis of Delhi Public School Society.

Transportation[edit]

Angul railway station

Nalconagar is well connected by roads (National Highway 55 (India) passes through it) and rails. Nearest train station to Nalconagar township is Angul railway station, which is 9 km away from the township. This place is directly connected by road and the nearest cities are:

Recreation[edit]

Flowers in B. R. Ambedkar Park, January 2017

Nalconagar has a few recreation parks: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Park, Veer Birsa Munda Park, Gopabandhu Park, Madhusudan Park. A wonderful and most entertaining Musical Fountain in nalconagar can be seen in evening at Gopabandhu Park. Musical fountain is operative from 7.30 pm to 08.00 pm in evening. All these parks are maintained by Nalconagar township welfare committee.

Other recreation center includes The Officer's Club and The club. The community center which hosts many cultural programs is one of the recreation centers,

22 steps or baisi pahacha of nalconagar jagannath mandir










Health[edit]

Free health services is extended to all the employees of NALCO and their dependents through 64 bedded hospital, also an OPD center was there in Nalco nagar for periferal people.

Sports[edit]

Biju Patnaik Sports Complex is situated at the center of the township. This sports complex includes one Cricket stadium, one Football stadium, one Hockey stadium and two Volleyball court.

Design of quarters at Nalconagar[edit]

A view of a quarter house in Nalconagar

Nalconagar has quarters for NALCO's employees which is categorized into A block, B block, C block, and D block.

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. 

20°50′57.36″N 85°9′14.97″E / 20.8492667°N 85.1541583°E / 20.8492667; 85.1541583