(Last Updated on : 19/04/2014)
Kudra City is a city in Kaimur District
, is the third largest city in Kaimur District. Situated at about 18 kilometres from the District Headquarters, Kundra is located at 25.05 degree north to 83.62 degree east and an average elevation of 76 meters.
Durgavati River is the lifeline of Kudra city. People of Kundra are used to say Bhojpuri language
. The people in Kundra are mainly dependent on agriculture. The famous bhojpuri singer is Anuradha Rastogi.
Rice cultivation is the prime occupation. The region is also known as Dhan Ka Katora, meaning "a bowl of food grains". In this city, canal irrigation system is also very prominent in this area. Because of the fertile land around the town, it is a local trading centre for food grains, agricultural products, and agricultural equipment. The rice grown near Kudra is sold in the markets of Kolkata
and New Delhi
Kudra is also known as Industrial city of Kaimur District as there are 12 big rice
mills and 400 mini rice mills (automatic) operates at Lalapur, Sakri and Kudra. Jhunjhunwala group is also investing in Kudra and has opened a factory. In Kundra there is a seed storage house. This is Asias largest seed storage house.
Kudra is easily well connected to all major parts of India by both road and railways. It is one of best accessible places in Bihar due to its position as it geographically lies between Golden Quadrilateral highway systems and Grand Chord railway line. Thus, Kudra is easily accessible from Delhi and Kolkata by both road and railways. The nearest air connectivity available from Kudra is through Varanasi Airport.
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