Koradkot Waterfall in Deogarh, Odisha is the second cascade of Deogarh. It is situated at an open reach a ways off of 2 Kms from the Private Bus Stand. During the rule of Raja Satchidananda Tribhuban Deb, the cascade was a wellspring of hydroelectricity energy, the first of its sort in Odisha and second in Asia. During winter the picnickers surge here and appreciate the beautiful spot with the trilling of birds, mumbling sound of cascade, and journeying.
On the centennial of Koradkot hydroelectric force plant (1916-2016)
Normal water sources from Pradhanpat and Kukudkot is the life saver of Deogarh town. The recent King of Bamanda, Raja Sachchidananda Tribhuban Dev, during his rule, introduced 2 dynamos and steam motors (imported from England) to light his castle and Deogarh town on the event of the consecrated string service of his oldest child Tikayat Dibya Sankar Dev. As monstrous measure of wood was needed to take care of the motor, King Sachchidananda out of dread of enormous deforestation, intended to introduce a hydroelectric force age plant as same as introduced at Darjeeling by Britishers in the year 1897. The hydroelectric force plant at Koradkot was worked by Oscar Company of Calcutta by an European Engineer. It was begun in the year 1915 and appointed in January 1916. It was then second such plant in entire Asia. This news was distributed in “Sambalpur Hitaishini” Magazine (26/35 distribution) on 19-05-1915.
A few focuses about the Koradkot hydroelectric force plant :
28000 Gallons/Hour of water streams from a tallness of 120 feet.
Turbine is of 11.5 Kilo Horse Power.
Dynamo is of 6.5 Kilo Watt power.
The distance across of approaching water pipe is 9 Inch.
Created power was utilized to light 140 bulbs of 30 Candle power, 190 bulbs of 22 Candle power, 280 metalic fiber bulbs of 16 candle power at 220 Volt.
Koradkot Hydro electric force Plant was operational upto 1970 and lit Deogarh town. Thereafter 2 diesel englines were added to confront the force interest.
As the mega hydel project at Hirakud began to create power and force was provided to Deogarh by means of Rourkela, the Koradkot Hydro electric force Plant was closed down in the year 1971.
Kurudkote is the 2nd waterfall of Deogarh. It is located at an accessible reach at a distance of 2 Kms from the private Bus Stand. During the reign of Raja Satchidananda Tribhuban Deb, the waterfall was a source of hydroelectricity energy, the 1st of its kind in Odisha and 2nd in Asia.
The climate of Deogarh district is characterised by hot and dry summer, moist winter and distributed rains during the South-West monsoon season. The maximum temperature on an average remains about 41º Celsius and the average minimum temperature remains at about 26º Celsius. On hottest days prior to the advent of the South-West monsoon during May the maximum temperatures veers between 45º to 47º Celsius. December and January are the coldest months of the year with the minimum temperature remaining between 7º and 12º Celsius. Due to the passing of western disturbances across North India during the winter months, short spells of extreme cold conditions prevail in the district and on certain occasions, the minimum temperature drops to about 4º Celsius. The relative humidity is high during the South-West monsoon season being generally over 75 percent. After the monsoon season, humidity decreases and during the winter season, the air is salubrious. The driest part of the year is the summer season when the relative humidity is rather low, the afternoon humidity being generally about 25 to 30 percent.
You can get food from Hotels in the town area.
The best time for visiting the holy pilgrimage of Deogarh is in winters, especially during the months from October until March. The summers are unbearably hot while the monsoons might dampen your plans, although it’s lovely and inviting if the rainfall is more than average.
Nearest Aerodrome – Bhubaneswar – 270 K.M.
Nearest Railway Station – Rairakhol – 90 K.M.
From Deogarh – 2 K.M.
To visit Koradkot Waterfall in Deogarh Odisha, You can any time visit here. This place has rich history and culture. It is advisable to bring a camera to capture its beauty.
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