Rayagada Industrial Visit

Rayagada industrial visit can be beneficial for those who are interested in mine based industries, The district of Rayagada is very rich in minerals. Bauxite, Manganese, Graphite, Quartz Gemstones, and granite stones are found here in abundance. The industrial setup in the rayagada includes I.M.F.A.Ltd, Utkal Graphites, Maa Sarala Graphites, Pradhan Industries Ltd, J.K Paper Mills Etc.

About 95 km north of Jeypore, Rayagada, the headquarters town of the district, is a land of green forests, beautiful meadows, stunning waterfalls, terraced valleys, rich tribal life and culture.

It is also an industrial town with a large scale ferro-manganese factory, a sugar and a paper mill.

The town is famous for a temple dedicated to Majhighariani. The place casts a spell on the visitors and is starting point for other important places of interest of the district. Besides, on the immediate outskirts of the township, the visitor encounters colourful indigenous tribal people in their natural habitat.

Sights to See

Maa Majhighariani Temple
Travel to Rayagada and you will be confronted by a symbol of Hindu India in the spiritually important Maa Majhighariani Temple, the number-one attraction of this place that draws a large number of pilgrims daily. Maa Majhighariani is the presiding deity of Rayagada and famous in southern division of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Only the face of Maa Majhighariani is worshipped on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Chaitri Parab is the famous festival of this temple. 

Located 4 km from the town, this is a place of great scenic beauty with two waterfalls on the course of river Nagavali. The boulders here appear like huge elephants.

How would you like to travel?

The nearest airport is Visakhapatnam is connected by flights from major cities in India.

It is a railhead on the Raipur-Vizianagaram rail line of East Coast Railway.

Rayagada connected by good motorable roads to all places in India.
Rayagada is:
  • 114 km from Koraput
  • 390 km from Bhubaneswa
  • 200 km from Visakhapatnam
  • 100 km from Bhimpur
  • 748 km from Ranchi
  • 439 km from Raipur



  • I.M.F.A. Ltd

And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries


Chatikona (48 km):
Surrounded by a series of valleys and wooded hills, this is a centre of pilgrimage for its Mahadev temple. It offers picnickers gorgeous view of the waterfall called “God Gada Waterfall”. The place attracts a huge gathering of devotees on Shivaratri.

Padmapur (70 km):
Famous for the shrine of Manikeswari Siva and the seat of famous Buddhist philosopher Dharmakriti. 

Devagiri (50 km): 
Devagiri Hills rising to a height of 120 m,; is topped by a flat platform of rectangular plain which can be approached from northern side. The 476 steps of Devagiri is a unique feature. The perennial pools called Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Bhargavi and Indradyumna are at the tip of the hill top. There is a cave looking like low jaws. The Shiva lingam is enshrined at the meeting point of the jaws. The Shivaratri is the biggest festival of Devagiri.

Minajhola (110 km): 
Situated in the heart of dense forest and rich in wildlife is well known for the Shiva temple located at the confluence of three rivers. Shivaratri is the popular festival of Minajhola.

This scenic spot holds a weekly market in front of Bisamkatak Railway Station which attracts thousands of foreign tourists on Wednesday for purchasing of Donoria Kondha ornamental and other handicraft products.

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