Industrial Visit to one of the major ports of India will be a learning experience, Paradeep port mainly deals with bulk cargo apart from other clean cargoes. There is unprecedented growth in the traffic handled at this Port in the last five years and the Port has got ambitious expansion programme to double its capacity to meet the ever increasing demand. Due to this major port Paradip has been identified for development as one of the six major petroleum, chemicals and petrochemical investment regions (PCPIRs) in India. major industries in the Paradip area includes Paradeep Phosphates Limited, IFFCO- fertilizer plant, Cargill’s edible oil plant, SKOL Breweries Ltd, Paradeep Carbon Ltd etc.
Paradeep is among Odisha’s most evocative destinations. A major seaport of India, it is a land of sun-drenched evergreen forests, spectacular creeks, a huge and enchanting estuary, pristine beach and the marine drive. Located at the meeting point of Mahanadi River and the Bay of Bengal, Paradip, also spelt Paradeep, is one of the major ports of India and the deepest in the country.
One of the oldest existing ports of the world, Paradip is also an important centre for marine fishing and has an integrated fishery harbour. At present, it is the main outlet and inlet of the sea borne trade of the eastern part of India.
Sights to See
Paradip: the Ocean City of Odisha
Paradip is a very popular vacation spot in Odisha. One of the undisputed highlights of the state, the place is one of the oldest ports in the world and home to an array of travel attractions. Some 2,500 years ago the maritime traders of the state regularly set sail for Indonesia and mainland Southeast Asia from here. The port estate is a sprawling green area and the township has the necessary infrastructure and amenities. Paradip is a vibrant township and an island of excellence. Apart from the efficient Deep Sea Port, sights of tourist interest include ‘Muhana Point’ the confluence of the Mahanadi and the Bay of Bengal.
The white sands of the light house beach, the musical fountain at the sylvan gardens of “Smruti Udyan”, a memorial to the victims of the super cyclone of 1999 are the other places of interest. A maritime museum and an aquarium equipped with 28 tanks consisting of a variety of marine and fresh water species of fish are the latest attractions for the visitors to the Port.
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- Paradeep Port
- Paradeep Phosphates Limited
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Garoi Ashram (30 km): Situated in the village of Garoi in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha, the ashram is one of the most frequented pilgrimage destinations in the state. The Ashram is a sanctuary of peace and serenity and famous for Jagannath Temple and Swetabata (banyan tree with white-colour fruits).
Jhankad (42 km):
Located 60 km and 15 km from Cuttack and Jagatsinghpur, it is famous for the Sarala Temple. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Sarala. Here Goddess Saraswati is worshipped as Goddess Sarala. One of the most renowned temples in the state, it draws pilgrims throughout the year.
How would you like to travel?
Bhubaneswar is the nearest airport. Bhubaneswar is directly connected with the major cities of India.
Paradip is directly connected with Bhubaneswar and Cuttack
Paradip is connected by good motorable road to all places in Odisha.
- 94 km from Cuttack
- 124 km from Bhubaneswar
- 53 km from Jagatsinghpur
- 450 km from Kolkata
- 563 km from Ranchi