Orissa Infrastructure Links with some commentary:
focus on government, education, transportation, tourism, and investment

Since June 2006 this site is rarely updated. Please visit Orissalinks and Orissagrowth pages.

Important Orissa related Blogs: IISER/NIS shifting controversy; New IIT follies; A central univ in KBK; Orissalinks blog

R and R (Resettlement and Rehabilitation) policy documents and drafts: Orissa govt 2006 policy; National policy (2003); An alternative proposal by Mr. C. Behera

Orissa Governement

Orissa economic survey 2003

Government of India budget and economic survey

Center for promoting an equitable India

Poverty, Disparity or the development of underdevelopment in Orissa: a research paper published in 2005

Interpreting the demand for Koshala State in Orissa: development versus underdevelopment

Indian planning commission (with links to Orissa related plan documents) : Officials; Orissa: Infrastructure development

Orissa annual plan: 2006-07

Districts of Orissa and their government home pages; KBK project

Orissa Review: e-magazine published by the Orissa government

IPICOL; IDCO; Ekamra haat; INFO Park

Population of metropolitan areas

(2006: Bhubaneswar - 15,77,016; Raurkela - 524,473; Brahmapur - 334,006; Sambalpur - 245,797; Puri - 174,218; Baripada - 122,462; Baleshwar - 116, 420; Bhadrak - 100206; Balangir - 92,753; Barbil - 57,959; Bargarh - 69,943; Bhawanipatna - 65,385; Brajarajnagar - 79,976; Dhenkanala - 63,391; Jatni - 56,316; Jaypur - 81,878; Jharsuguda - 80,438; Kendujhar - 56,797; Paradwip - 89,228; Rayagada - 62,313; Sunabeda - 61285)

Infrastructure by cities, towns, and city/town clusters

Universities in Orissa.

Research institutes in Orissa.

Art Institutes

Medical/Dental Colleges in Orissa.

Management Institutes (granting MBA or equivalent) in Orissa

Engineering Colleges in Orissa

Schools offering architecture degrees in Orissa

MCA granting institutions in Orissa

Pharmacy schools in Orissa

Nursing Schools

Schools with Biotechnology programs

Autonomous Colleges with Masters programs in Orissa

Accredited Colleges in Orissa with their recent reports

Other institutions with non traditional (i.e., beyond Science/liberal Arts/Commerce/Engg/Medical/MBA etc.) programs

Components/branches of other institutions in Orissa

Planned institutions with imminent implementation

Gross injustice to Orissa: Announced National Institute of Sciences in Bhubaneswar renamed and shifted.

Other planned institutions/Efforts on for/In cold storage/To aim for:

Major (private sector) Biotech and Infotech employers in Orissa

Software Technology Parks (STPs) and BioTech parks

Fun/Culture/Shopping/Tourism in Orissa

Transportation Network and related infrastructure

Recent Investments and Investment plans

On-line News, analysis, political commentary, etc. on Orissa

Other links

All India level links