Rupsa, India

Rupsa (Odia: ରୁପ୍ସା; Hindi: रुप्सा) is a town of Balasore district in Odisha.[2][3][4]

Rupsa

ରୁପ୍ସା
Town
Rupsa is located in Odisha
Rupsa
Rupsa
Location in Odisha, India
Coordinates: 21°37′N 87°1′E / 21.617°N 87.017°ECoordinates: 21°37′N 87°1′E / 21.617°N 87.017°E
CountryIndia
StateOdisha
DistrictBalasore
Languages
 • OfficialOdia, Hindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN[1]
756028
Vehicle registrationOD
ClimateAw (Köppen)
Avg. summer temperature45 °C (113 °F)
Avg. winter temperature12 °C (54 °F)
Websiteodisha.gov.in

History

The Mayurbhanj State Railway was started by the erstwhile ruler of Mayurbhanj State Maharja Shri Sriram Chandra Bhanj Deo. The first section of 52 km from Rupsa Junction[5] to Baripada was opened for traffic on 20 January 1905. Rupsa was the junction with the Bengal Nagpur Railway’s 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) line. An agreement was signed on 2 December 1918, between the Mayurbhanj State and Mayurbhanj Railway Company, for extending the line to Talband, 61.5 km away. This section was opened on 15 July 1920. From that date, the management of the entire Rupsa-Talband section was handed over to Mayurbhanj Railway Company, formed in 1920 to take over this line.[6]

Educational institutions

  • Nilamani Mahavidyalaya, Rupsa[7]
  • Govt. High School, Hirapur, Rupsa
  • Harihar M. E. School, Rupsa
  • Mohapatra High School, Rupsa

References

  1. ^ Rupsa Pin Code
  2. ^ Rupsa, India
  3. ^ Assembly Constituencies and their Extent
  4. ^ Seats of Odisha
  5. ^ Iindian Railway - Rupsa-Jn ( Rop) Station Detail
  6. ^ Indian Express - Mayurbhanj State Railway
  7. ^ Nilamani Mahavidyalaya, Rupsa

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