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Rourkela is an industrial township in Orissa. It is also the commercial capital of Odisha/Orissa. It has a huge iron; steel manufacturing base. Besides, there are many units producing sponge iron, cement, Refractories etc. Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of SAIL is a one of the largest steel manufacturing facilities in India. There are many small scale industry in Rourkela catering to the need of RSP and other large industrial units.

Hanuman Vatika, Vedvayas and Rani Sati Temple at Birmitrapur has become national icon on their own. A replica of Vaishno Devi is also constructed at the nearby mountains.

The town has population of all communities and can be called a cosmopolitan town. it has large population of people from all religion including Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs, Christians.

"Creativity often consists merely turning up what is already there."
-Bernice Fitz-Gibbon

Iron & Steel

Rourkela is a major trade center of Iron & Steel. One of the first steel plant, Rourkela Steel Plant, was set up in Rourkela in 1960. Rourkela Steel Plant operates as a unit of SAIL. Read more

NIT, ROURKELA

National Institute of Rourkela is a premier Educational Institute in the country offering Engineer courses across many fields. It ranks above the newly opened IITs'. A proud institute for Rourkela... Read more

Hanuman Vatika

Hanuman Vatika is a beautiful garden Temple devoted to Hanumanji. It is spread on the Thirteen Acres of land. It has got the tallest statue of Lord Hanuman and several other temples. Read more

I G Park

A beautiful garden with lot of flowers, a small zoo, and a toy train for childrens. Entertainment at its best.... Read more

RSS News for the past week

  • India, Rourkela Catholics called to step up evangelization - AsiaNews.it September 27, 2014
    India, Rourkela Catholics called to step up evangelizationAsiaNews.itRourkela (AsiaNews) - Priests, religious and lay Catholics in Rourkela (Orissa) must participate in evangelization because "all of us, as baptized, are called to be missionaries." This is the invitation launched by Msgr. Kishor Kumar Kujur, bishop of ... […]
  • National Institute of Technology Rourkela announces job vacancies for 95 posts - India Today September 26, 2014
    India TodayNational Institute of Technology Rourkela announces job vacancies for 95 postsIndia TodayThe National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NIT Rourkela) has recently published a recruitment notification inviting interested and eligible candidates to fill up various vacant positions under Group C and D including Jr. Clerk, Copyist, Jr. Typist, ... […]
  • Corporation May Include 'No Man's Land' in Rourkela - The New Indian Express September 22, 2014
    Corporation May Include 'No Man's Land' in RourkelaThe New Indian ExpressROURKELA: Days of despair for more than 40,000 persons staying in 'no man's land' of the Steel City may finally end with the State Government likely to include the disowned areas in the proposed Rourkela Municipal Corporation. The area, despite being ... […]
  • Air Link in Steel City Likely to Take Off - The New Indian Express September 17, 2014
    Air Link in Steel City Likely to Take OffThe New Indian ExpressROURKELA: Restoration of commercial flight services to the Steel City may soon become a reality with Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan giving his nod to add refuelling facility at the present air-strip of Rourkela ... […]
  • Odisha Govt bid to start flight service from Rourkela - Times of India September 16, 2014
    I GovernmentOdisha Govt bid to start flight service from RourkelaTimes of IndiaROURKELA/ BHUBANESWAR : To resume regular flight service from Rourkela airstrip, the state government on Monday asked the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) officials to submit a fresh proposal, official sources said. RSP is the custodian of the airstrip in ...Odisha bid to develop Jeypor […]
  • 28 girl hockey trainees escape from hostel, brought back - Business Standard September 15, 2014
    28 girl hockey trainees escape from hostel, brought backBusiness StandardTwenty-eight girl hockey trainees, who had fled from a government-run sports hostel here and reached Rourkela, were brought back to the training centre today. "All the 28 tribal girls, who had fled from the hostel in Kalinga Stadium complex on Saturday ...and more » […]
  • Four Maoists surrendered before Odisha Police in Rourkela - Orissadiary.com September 11, 2014
    Four Maoists surrendered before Odisha Police in RourkelaOrissadiary.comRourkela: Four Maoist cadres surrendered before the Odisha police in the Rourkela Police Headquarters here on Thursday. This was informed by the Rourkela Additional SP Santosh Mohanty informed this at a Press conference. The surrendered Maoists ...Four Maoists Give up ArmsThe New Indian […]
  • Rourkela's Growth Fails to Take off for Air Disconnect - The New Indian Express September 11, 2014
    The New Indian ExpressRourkela's Growth Fails to Take off for Air DisconnectThe New Indian ExpressOn the initiative of the then Rajya Sabha member Dilip Ray, a three-member team of Airport Authority of India (AAI) had inspected the air-strip of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) in September, 2007. As RSP was ready to hand over the air-strip to AAI through ... […]
  • Trains affected at Tata-Rourkela section due to maintenance work - Avenue Mail September 10, 2014
    Trains affected at Tata-Rourkela section due to maintenance workAvenue MailJamshedpur : Movement of trains on the Tata-Chakradharpur-Rourkela section of South Eastern Railway ( SER) has been affected due to maintenance and track repairing work near Rajkharsawan. The hurdle, which began on Monday, is expected to last till ... […]
  • Shifting of SAIL's RMD HQ to Rourkela Back in Demand - The New Indian Express September 5, 2014
    The New Indian ExpressShifting of SAIL's RMD HQ to Rourkela Back in DemandThe New Indian ExpressROURKELA: With the headquarters of Raw Materials Division (RMD) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) at Kolkata becoming a white elephant, there is a growing demand to shift it to Rourkela as majority of SAIL mines are located in Sundargarh and ...and m […]
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