(Last Updated on : 27-10-2014)
Angul came into existence as a separate district as a reorganisation of districts in Orissa
on April 1st, 1993. The district of Angul comprises 4 subdivisions out of which 3 are ex-State areas and the remaining one, Angul was managed directly by Government prior to Independence. Each of these ex-State areas, before their merger into the state of Orissa, had its own system of land management, revenue administration and other laws, rules and practices. Excise Office started its functioning in the district from 1.4.1994. The Collector is the Chief Excise Officer of the District and Superintendent of Excise who is the executive head of Excise department in the district is working under the direct administrative control of Collector. The Angul district segregates its administration under 8 Blocks and a single municipality. The District Social Welfare section of Angul is under the control of W and C.D. Department of Orissa, Bhubaneshwar
The 8 Blocks in four sub-division of Angul district are cover under ICDS to provide six packages of services to the pre-school children, pregnant women and nursing mother. The Government provides to the people by way of giving pension, nutrition food to the pre-school children, school children, pregnant and nursing mothers, aids to physically handicapped persons, to old and infant people. The district also provides and makes arrangements for Public Distribution System, Mid-Day Meal Programme, Annapurna Yojana, Antyodayanna Yojana. The Angul district
also provides various other welfare activities like Merit cum Poverty Scholarship, Post-Matric Scholarship for S.C Students, Pre-Matric Scholarship etc. There are 6 working Primary Fisherman Co-operative societies, which exploit the big water bodies like Reservoirs, Rivers and Large G.P. Tanks.
The districts administration also looks after the Women and Child development schemes. Integrated Child Development Scheme, National Maternity Benefit Scheme, State Old Age Pension and National Old Age Pension Schemes, Infant Mortality Reduction Mission are some of the schemes taken care by the administration. The administrative department also looks after the needs of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Socially and Educationally Backward Class. Modified Area Development Approach (MADA) aims at development of tribal in an out of the area. Micro Project for Primitive Tribal Community is also implemented.