Sri Lokanath dala Behera, OAS(S.B)

Chairperson

Shri Alok Ranjan Samantaray

Executive Officer

About Us :

Kotpad is a town on the extreme end of Odisha border in Koraput district. The nearest township in Chhattisgarh is Jagadalpur with which it has a regular business link. The town was known as Kotpadu meaning destroyed fort in Telugu as per the records of brithish raj. The town has a very old fort area with a water body surrounding it. The old remnants of the fort structure are still available in the town. On the other sense, it may be called s “South gate” of odisha. The Kotpad Gram Panchayat was converted into a Notified Area Council with effect from 1960 vide Govt. notification No. 3002/LSG, dated 24.04.1960 of the erstwhile local self govt. and started functioning with 01.05.1960. NAC, Kotpad has its historical importance for Gulmi & Chitrakut Temple besides this people around the world irrespective of caste, creed, religion & nationality, so the people from different area are coming regularly to visit these places. To make urbanize this area by declaring NAC from 1960, even if most of the people are living in slum. However it’s total area of NAC is 13 sq.km & its Population's is 16326 having 13 nos. of wards.

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Area 12.94 sq kms
2
Total Population                      16326
3
Male    7904
4
Female 8422
5
S.T       3436
6
S.C      1590
7
Other   11300
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No. of Revenue Village         2
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No. of Wards                          13
10
No. of Holdings                      3870
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No. of  B.P.L Families            503
12
No. of Slum Pockets               14

 

Other Details :

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Total Slum Population            7854
2
Total Road Length       98 km
3
C.C Roads                              24.5
4
B.T Roads                               25.5
5
Metal Roads                            31.2
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Earthen Roads                        16.8
7
Un-Metal Roads  

Constitution :

The Kotpad Notified Area Council was constituted in accordance with Notification No.-3002 dt-24.04.1960 of Govt. in Health (LSG) Department and started in functioning w.e.f 10.05.1960 . The Kotpad NAC covers 02 Revenue Villages an area of 12 .94 sq kms. The population of Kotpad NAC 16326 as per Census-2011.

SL No. Category of Reservation of Wards Name of  the Wards
1
Unreserved I, VIII, X, XII
2
Unreserved(Women) III, V, VII, XIII
3
SC IX
4
SC(Women)` VI
5
ST II
6
ST (Women) IV, XI
  Total 13

COUNCIL :

The last General Election of the Councilors for Kotpad NAC was held on Sept-2013 for 13 Wards. The term of the present Council is up to Sept-2018.

Name of the Chairperson : Smt. Suchitra Swain

Name of the Vice-Chairperson :   Sri Sidharha Tripathy

 

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M.B.P.Y 1449
b
IGNOAP 637
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IGNWP 197
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IGNDP