The District of Angul located in the coronary heart of Odisha turned into part of the Undivided Dhenkanal District until early March 1993, however for executive convenience, Dhenkanal District turned divided into components i. e. Dhenkanal and Angul vide State Government Notification No. DRC-44/93/14218/R.
Covering an area of 6232 sq. km, Angul District is positioned at Latitude 20. 50 North to 85. 00 East Longitude.
The altitude of this vicinity is 564 to 1187 mts. Angul District is densely populated according to the 2011 census. The District has 1930 villages having a 1273821 populace. District`s rural populace is extra as compared to its city populace, as is the case in nearly all different Districts of the state.
There is an overall variety of 225 Gram Panchayats, 2 Municipalities, 1 Notified Area Council (NAC), and 23 Police stations functioning withinside the District of Angul. The climatic situation of Angul District is varied. The common annual rainfall of the District is 1421 mm. Agriculture occupies a crucial vicinity withinside the financial system of Angul District because it presents direct and oblique employment to around 70 % of its overall paintings force, according to the 2001 census.
The foremost plants of the Kharif season are paddy, maize, ragi, oilseeds, pulses, small millets and greens, and so forth. Paddy, wheat, maize, discipline pea, sunflower, garlic, ginger, potato, onion, tobacco, sugarcane and coriander, and so forth are the foremost Rabi plants. The final decade has witnessed a fantastic development withinside the commercial state of affairs of Angul District. Many public quarter undertakings have set up plant life and places of work here, like National Aluminum Company Limited (NALCO), Mahanadi CoalFields Limited (MCL), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), and Talcher Thermal Power Station (TTPS).
The District Industries Center functioning withinside the District promotes its diverse commercial activities. Angul District has four,09. 260 male literates and 2,62,173 lady literates. According to instructional institutes, Angul District has many Government and Private Institutes.
There are different schooling institutes in the District, like Police Training College (PTC) Angul, Forest Rangers College Angul, and some commercial schooling institutes offering high-satisfactory technical schooling to a significant variety of college students of the District. Laxmi Puja is well known withinside the town of Angul. Ganesh Puja of Talcher is one of the maximum well-known gala’s celebrated withinside the District.
People living Below the Poverty Line with the age group of 18-79 years and having 80% and above /multiple disabilities are eligible to get the pension.
Fund: This is a Govt. Eligibility Criteria: PWDs who are within the age group of 18-79 years and having 80% and above /multiple disabilities and belonging to a household Below the Poverty Line are eligible to get the pension Application forms may be obtained free of cost from the Office of the Block Development Officer or Executive Officer of the Municipality/NAC concerned. The Sub-Collector sanctions pensions in favor of the beneficiaries on the recommendation of the B.
The eligible applications are being sanctioned on a first come first serve basis from the waiting list. Sanctioning Authority: The Sub-Collector sanctions pension in favor of the beneficiaries on the recommendation of the B.
The eligible applications are being sanctioned on a first come first serve basis from the waiting list.