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About Burla

Burla is a small town located on the outskirts of Sambalpur city. Till 2014 it was a small Notified Area Committee Town, but today is a part of Sambalpur Municipal Corporation. The upgradation in its status is certainly reflection of growing importance of the town. Burla town is also located very near to all important National Highway no 6, which is one of the busiest National Highways of our country. Owing to this strategic location, it is posed for considerable economic growth in future. Besides, this town is also home to many prestigious educational institutes. On your trip to Burla you can visit Hirakud dam, Jawahar Minar, Right Dyke stretches and various other locations to get acquainted with this beautiful region of Odisha.

About Burla
VSS Medical College in Burla

Economy of Burla

Economy of Burla is satisfactory with presence of few industrial units. Almost all workforce residing here are salaried based. Earning their salaries either from Service oriented institutions, or from nearby Industrial plants. There are scores of banks, healthcare institutions, hotels, restaurants, retail shops that have transformed this town into a bustling commercial hub. Generating huge revenue, employment and making this town an urban pothole. Many operational industrial plants are also making significant contribution to economic ambitions of this town. The most important industrial plants amongst all are coalfields of Mahanadi Coal Limited. Mahanadi’s coalfields generate huge amount of revenue and employment not just for Burla town alone, but for entire Sambalpur region. Besides, another important factor that facilitates the growth of Industrial sector is incredible presence of Hirakud Dam. It is located just few kilometers away from Burla town. Its presence can only be described as incredible, as it is one of the largest dams of India. In fact it is longest major earthen dam in entire Asia. This dam generates power for many hydroelectric power houses of Odisha and also adjoining states.

Geography of Burla

Burla town is located right on the banks of river Mahanadi. This small town is immensely rich in terms of flora and fauna, as it is surrounded by innumerable lush green mountains and expansive forests. Most of these scenic spots are located near to Hirakud Dam, which as we told earlier is located very, very near to Burla town. A large lake created by the Hirakud Dam and surrounding forests to it is one such attraction. This lake and surrounding forests are home to different species of birds and wildlife animals. Owing to this fact thousands of tourists and locals visit these scenic spots every year.

Healthcare Services in Burla

Citizens of Burla enjoy all the important healthcare facilities within their vicinity. Helping them to successfully cope with all kinds of heath issues. Be it major or minor health issues. For major health issues, they can always rely on hordes of well equipped hospitals operating in and around this town. There are decent numbers of well equipped hospitals in Burla town itself, while there are also plethoras of hospitals available in Sambalpur city. Mention of VSS Medical College Hospital is very important here, as it is one the most premium government medical college of Odisha state. This premium medical college is located right in the heart of Burla town. Besides Hospitals, good availability of diagnostic centers and pathological labs around Burla town is also a big reassuring factor for all local patients. Coming to minor/general health issues, then Burla patients obviously have no problem in taking care of them. There more than sufficient numbers of Chemist shops and General Clinics that enables all local patients to take care of all their minor problems.

VSS Medical College Hospital
Address: Burla, Sambalpur - 768017
Phone no: +(91)-663-2430511

Chemist Shops in Burla

Om Medical Store
Address: Daily Market, Main Road, Sambalpur - 768017
Phone no: +(91)-663-2431149

Choudhury Medicals
Address: Daily Market, Main Road, Sambalpur - 768017
Phone no: +(91)-9937072249

Mahalaxmi Medicos
Address: Daily Market, Main Road, Sambalpur - 768017
Phone no: +(91)-9337840326

Hirakud Medical Store
Address: I.G Market, Main Road, Burla, Sambalpur
Phone no: +(91)-9040483935

Transportation in Burla

Traveling within Burla or traveling from Burla to any other city is an absolutely hassle free experience. The all round presence all the important public infrastructure around Burla town is what makes it an hassle free experience. For local commuters there are more than sufficient numbers of auto rickshaws here. Owing to them travelling anywhere in Burla or even to adjoining towns is not a problem at all. As for traveling to other parts of Odisha and other parts of India is concerned, then that is easily taken care by Sambalpur Railway Station. Sambalpur Station, which is one of the important junctions of Odisha state, is located just 8 kms away from Burla town. Being an important junction, it is located literally to every part of India. Furthermore, Burla’s people also have option of relying on Odisha’s state run buses for traveling to different parts of Odisha state. Innumerable state run buses ply on very frequent basis from this small town. Lastly, National Highway No 6 also passes from near to this town. This National Highway connects Burla and Odisha to hordes of important cities like Surat, Dhule, Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Amravati, Nagpur, Bhandara, Durg, Raipur, Mahasamund and Kolkata. The total length of this National Highway is 1,949 km and is easily one of the busiest National Highways of India.

Banking Services in Burla

From point of view of banking services as well Burla town is very much self sufficient. Currently few banks are operating their branches in and around Burla town. Adding to these numbers are hordes of banks operating in Sambalpur city. Sambalpur is in fact included among privileged cities of Odisha that boost highest numbers of banks in the state. All this only means that Burla city has no dearth of choices when it comes to enjoying banking services. They have the freedom of choosing from wide range of reputed banks and subsequently enjoying all their modern banking services.

HDFC Bank
Address: Holding Number 135, Pucca Market, Ward Number 6, Burla, Sambalpur Orissa - 768017
IFSC Code: HDFC0003051
Phone no: 99379 03333

Union Bank of India (UBI)
Address: Old Daily Mrktrk, Conp Market Rd ,Burla Pin 76801
IFSC Code: UBIN0574830
Phone no: 9982982041

Andhra Bank
Address: Daily Market, Burla
IFSC Code: ANDB0000055
Phone no: Not available

Syndicate Bank
Address: Vss University Of Technology Dist Sambalpur 768017
IFSC Code: SYNB000806
Phone no: not available

UCO Bank
Address: Main Road Near OMFED, AT/PO : Baijamunda, PS: Burla, Dist: Sambalpur, Odisha
IFSC Code: UCBA0002455
Phone no: not available

Safety and Security in Burla

Barring minor crimes that keep occurring randomly, then Burla town is pretty much a peaceful and stable town. Major law and order issues very rarely crop up in this small town. Owing to all these pleasant factors local people live their lives comfortably without any worries. There is also a local police station in this town, whose presence is a big reassuring factor for peace loving people of Burla town. Like all other police stations, even Burla’s police station practices all necessary duties and responsibilities to ensure best safety and security for its citizens.

Burla Police Station: (0663) 2430444

Burla at a glance

Country : India
State : Odisha
District : Sambalpur
Elevation : 173 m (568 ft)
Population (2001)
• Total : 39,188
Languages
• Official : Odia
Time zone : IST (UTC+5:30)


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