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Rourkela now Municipal Corporation : Odisha Govt

The Odisha Government on Friday declared Steel City Rourkela as a Municipal Corporation. State Urban Development Department has made a formal announcement to this effect.

According to the notification, gram panchayats Jagda, Jhartarang and Nabakrushna Nagar were merged with the Rourkela Municipality to form the Rourkela Municipal Corporation.

While the urban body has a total of 33 wards at present, the administration soon would do a detailed survey to delimit wards and create more as the city population is increasing and new geographical areas being added to the urban body, Urban Development Department sources said.

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