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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.

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


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

  • Prabhas reunited to old mother, kin in Rourkela - PrameyaNews7 October 3, 2015
    PrameyaNews7Prabhas reunited to old mother, kin in RourkelaPrameyaNews7Bhubaneswar: ISSIS terror group-abducted and later freed Odia engineer Prabhas Samal on Saturday got reunited to his old mother and kin amid an emotion-laced elated ambience at the steel city of Rourkela in Odisha. Prabhas reached here from New ...Joy in Odisha after Samal's safe return from LibyaThe StatesmanOdisha […]
  • Three 'tiffin bombs' recovered in Rourkela jungle - PrameyaNews7 October 2, 2015
    PrameyaNews7Three 'tiffin bombs' recovered in Rourkela junglePrameyaNews7Bhubaneswar: The unified search operation team of Odisha Police personnel and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans on Friday have recovered three 'tiffin bombs' in the Badapurunapani jungle under Rourkela police district, as per reports.
  • Broad daylight loot in steel city Rourkela - PrameyaNews7 October 1, 2015
    Broad daylight loot in steel city RourkelaPrameyaNews7Bhubaneswar: In a daring broad daylight loot in the steel city of Rourkela on Thursday, miscreants have decamped with gold ornaments at knife-point. As per reports, the loot has been committed at a house named 'Basudev' of one Dr B.K. Das bearing No A1 ...
  • Auto Mishap: Three Rourkela school students seriously injured - PrameyaNews7 October 1, 2015
    PrameyaNews7Auto Mishap: Three Rourkela school students seriously injuredPrameyaNews7Bhubaneswar: In yet another auto-rickshaw mishap in Odisha on Thursday, three school students have reportedly sustained serious injuries and admitted to the Rourkela Government Hospital (RGH). As per reports, the auto rickshaw bearing No OR 14W ...and more »
  • Rourkela Gears up for Durga Puja - The New Indian Express September 30, 2015
    Rourkela Gears up for Durga PujaThe New Indian ExpressROURKELA: With Durga Puja witnessing the twin challenges of crowd and traffic management every year, Rourkela police and local administration convened a coordination meeting with members of Central Puja Committee (CPC) for smooth conduct of the ...and more »
  • Odisha: 4 workers injured in furnace explosion at Rourkela steel plant - International Business Times, India Edition September 29, 2015
    International Business Times, India EditionOdisha: 4 workers injured in furnace explosion at Rourkela steel plantInternational Business Times, India EditionAt least four workers were injured following a furnace explosion at Rourkela steel plant in Odisha, reports said. The contract labourers, who reportedly received 30-40% burn injuries, have been rushed to Ispat General Hospital. The victims were […]
  • SAIL invests Rs 2600 crore in Rourkela plant for HR coils - Economic Times September 27, 2015
    Financial ExpressSAIL invests Rs 2600 crore in Rourkela plant for HR coilsEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: Domestic steel giant SAIL is investing over Rs 2,600 crore for installing a three million tonnes per annum facility for hot rolled (HR) coils at its Rourkela plant to make auto-grade and special steel products. The Maharatna firm has awarded ...SAIL […]
  • Rourkela Yet to Get a Solid Waste Management Plant - The New Indian Express September 25, 2015
    Rourkela Yet to Get a Solid Waste Management PlantThe New Indian ExpressROURKELA: Safe disposal of household waste continues to be a cause for concern in Rourkela city, which lacks Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management facility. Five years back, the civic body and Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) had decided to set up a solid ...
  • NIT Rourkela head suspends registrar - The Statesman September 23, 2015
    The StatesmanNIT Rourkela head suspends registrarThe StatesmanIn an unusual move the Director of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, has suspended the Registrar of the prestigious institute for alleged insubordination and dereliction of duty. In an intra mail the Director, Sunil Sarangi has ...and more »
  • Rourkela NIT Student's Death: Bereft parents seek justice - PrameyaNews7 September 9, 2015
    PrameyaNews7Rourkela NIT Student's Death: Bereft parents seek justicePrameyaNews7Bhubaneswar: Following the death of a second year student of Rourkela-based National Institute of Technology (NIT) under mysterious circumstances, the bereft parents have demanded justice on Wednesday. As per reports, the deceased Siddharth Shankar ...NIT-R Student Found DeadThe New Indian ExpressBody of Odisha NIT student found in a pondOdisha […]
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