10 Jun 2016

GK INITIATIVE for SBI/UIIC Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (ODISHA)

GK INITIATIVE for SBI/UIIC Exam 2016- State wise General GK Round Up (ODISHA):
Dear Readers, General GK plays a vital role in all competitive exams, to make it simple we have planned to provide all the static General GK points by state wise on daily basis, and every weekend we will conduct “Revision Quiz on the General GK” which we have seen on that week. Kindly cooperate with us and make use of.

ODISHA
Capital
Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister
Naveen Patnaik
Governor
SC Jamir
National Park
Bhitarkanika National Park
Nandankanan National Park
Simlipal National Park
Tiger Reserves
Simlipal
Satkosia
Unesco World Heritage Site
Sun Temple Konark
Bird sanctuary
Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary
Dams & Rivers
Jalaput Dam – Machkund river
Balimela Reservoir – Sileruriver
Indravati Dam – Indravati river
Hirakud Dam – Mahanadi River
Famous research institute
 Central Rice Research Institute
Important lake
Chilka Lake
Folk dances
Pala Jtra, Daskathia, MayurbhanjChhau, MangalRas,
Sowang.
Classical dance
Odissi
Festivals
RathYatra
MakarSakranti
Mahastami
Kumar Purnima
DipavaliAmavasya
Sri NrusinghaChatturdashi
Sri VinayakChaturthi/ Ganesh Chaturthi
KartikaPurnima
 Population census 2011
41,974,218(increased by 14.05%)
 Area(sq km census 2011
155,707  
Density
270
Sex – Ratio
979
Literacy rate
72.87%
Major Port
Paradip
Soils
Red soil, Laterite soil, Reaty& Marshy,
Major Mineral Resources
Bauxite Ore(Aluminium)
Chromite(Cuttack district)
Iron Ore
Lead – Zinc
Manganese
Dolomite
Graphite(Odisha is the main producer in the country) 
Major Iron & Steel plant
Rourkela Steel plant – Sundargarh district – set up withthe help of westGerman firms(Krupps and Demang) – estd 1959,
Daitari Steel plant, Tata Steel Kalinganagar
Important Stadiums
DRIEMS Ground – Cuttuck,
BijuPatnaik Hockey Stadium – Bhubaneswar, Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium – Cuttuck, East Coast Railway Cricket Stadium – Bhubaneswar
Major Crops
The weather of Odisha favours a lot of crops for cultivation, among these crops rice, pulses, oil seeds, jute, roselle, sugarcane, coconut and turmeric are important crops. There are also cash crops like tea, cotton and rubber. The sate contributes one- tenth of the rice production in India.

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