Widely known as the “Power house of Orissa” due to the presence of a large number of thermal power plants in the nearby region, Jharsuguda is located in the state of Orissa and is also the administrative headquarters of the Jharsuguda district. Jharsuguda is regarded as an upcoming industrial center, primarily in the metal and cement sectors.
Jharsuguda City Guide is incomplete without a mention of its industrial prowess. In current years, Jharsuguda district has observed a large scale Industrialization and is growing rapidly on a higher level.
As per the legend, the farmers from Jharkhand state established Jharsuguda during 12th Century A.D. In 1936 under the British rule, Jharsuguda became a part of Sambalpur district. The new district of Jharsuguda came into entity on 1st April, 1994.