Known as the soul of India, a distinctively cultured and historical land with priceless natural wealth buried under its surface, Odisha lies along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the land that witnessed great Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, converting to Buddhism. The architecturally incredible Sun Temple at Konark, the Jagannath Temple in Puri and its spectacular RathYatra, dot its coastal plains. One of the most densely forested regions of India, it contains some most outstanding scenery and retains its remote charms.
Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha is now a sprawling city, home to top national & international conglomerates and growth centers for many IT units. The state has a major port at Paradeep and excellent connectivity by air, rail and road. The social infrastructure includes the best in educational institutes like the IIT’s and AIIM’s, modern and affordable housing facilities.
Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are often commonly together known as the twin-cities of Odisha. Bhubaneswar is categorized as a Tier-2 city. An emerging Information Technology (IT) hub, the boom in the metals and metal processing industries have made Bhubaneswar one of the fastest developing cities of India in recent years.