Monday, September 26, 2011

Korba district is situated in the northern half of the Chhattisgarh state and surrounded by the districts Korea, Surguja, bilaspur, Janjgir etc. The headquarter of Korba districts situated about 200 KM. from the capital city Raipur. Korba district was accorded the status of a full fledged revenue district with effect from 25 May, 1998. The district headquarters is Korba city, which is situated on the banks of the confluence of rivers Hasdeo and Ahiran. Korba District falls under the hot temperate climate zone and hence the district experiences very hot and dry. Summer season starts from April to mid June. Rainy season due to the South-West Mansoon is from mid June till the end of September. The average rainfall in the district is 1506.7 mm. and normal rainfall is 1287.6 mm. Korba is also the site of an aluminium facility operated by Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO). TRAIN CONNECTIVITY Korba is connected to major Indian cities : Korba - Visakhapatnam, Link Express Korba - Yeswantpur, Wain Ganga Express Korba - Amritsar, Chhattisgarh Express Gevra Road - Nagpur, Shivnath Express Korba - Trivandrum, Trivandrum Express The city is directly connected to Raipur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Visakhapatnam and Nagpur. Korba still lacks direct rail connectivity with prominent major cities like Mumbai, Howrah, Delhi, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jaipur Ahmadabad, tata nagar etc. Demands For New Trains There are heavy demands to connect Korba with Western and Central Indian cities by trains. The important services includes : Korba - Howrah Express Korba - Delhi Express Korba - Indore Express (Daily) Korba - Durg - Jaipur Express (Daily) Korba - Habibganj (Bhopal) Express Via Bilaspur - Katni (Daily) Korba - Lucknow Express (Weekly) Korba - Rewa Express (Daily) Korba - Guwahati Super Fast (Daily) Korba - Puri Super Fast (Daily) Korba - Ahmadabad express Korba - MACHILIPATNAM express Health Facilities And Hospitals Govt 100 bed hospital, Rajgamar Road, Korba NCH Hospital(ISO certified) , Gevra Project(SECL) Public Health Centre. Civil Hospital. Ankur Disabled Child Special School Korba Hospital (KOSABADI) Shweta Nursing Home, P.H. Road Korba Sahu Hospital, Indra Vihar Korba Dr. Pramod Thawait Clinic, P.H.Road Korba Krishna Hospital,Kosabadi,Korba

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