(Last Updated on : 05-01-2019)
Oranda is a village
located in the Cuttack district<
/b> in Odisha
. Oranda is located 16 kilometres north of the Cuttack district headquarters and 38 kilometres from the Bhubaneswar
state capital. Oranda is on the border of the Cuttack district and Dhenkanal district
As per the constitution of India
and Panchayat Raj
Act, the village of Oranda is administrated by an elected Sarpanch, who serves as head and representative of the village.
Demography of Oranda
According to the Census of 2011, Oranda has a population of 1226, of which 621 are males and 605 are females. The population of children ages 0-6 is 109, 8.89 percent of the total. The sex ratio is 974, lower than the state average of 979. The child sex ratio is 982, higher than the Odisha average of 941.
Oranda has a higher literacy rate than Odisha. In 2011, its literacy rate was 84.42 percent compared to 72.87 percent. In Oranda, male literacy stands at 90.11 percent while female literacy is 78.58 percent.
Religion in Oranda
Sambeswar Temple, an ancient temple
of Lord Shiva
, is the main temple. Dol Purnima
and Raja are the main two festivals
celebrated by the villagers.
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