Panposh is a census town in Sundargarh district in the Indian state of Odisha.It is part of Rourkela City.

Panposh is located in Odisha
Location in Odisha, India
Panposh is located in India
Panposh (India)
Coordinates: 22°15′N 84°48′E / 22.25°N 84.80°ECoordinates: 22°15′N 84°48′E / 22.25°N 84.80°E
Country India
183 m (600 ft)
 • Total10,227
 • OfficialOriya
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationOD


As of 2001 India census,[1] Panposh had a population of 10,227. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Panposh has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 74%, and female literacy is 61%. In Panposh, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Panposh is a station on the Tatanagar–Bilaspur section of Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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