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About Binika

Binika is a Notified Area Committee (NAC) town under Subarnapur (also known as Sonepur) district of Odisha. More to its location, it also shares its borders with cities like Sambalpur, Burla, Balangir and Bargarh. Also known as Binka, Binika city enjoys substantial amount of public utility services provided to its inhabitants as well as variety of transport options. Moreover, the economy of this city is largely depended upon Handloom cluster of Bamboo Craft. The city is located at a distance of around 25 km to the north from district head quarters - Subarnapur and roughly 265 km to the east from the state capital, Bhubaneswar.

Geography of Binika

Located on the banks of River Mahanadi, Binika lies at the latitude of 21.03 °North and the longitude of 83.8 °East with an average elevation of 122 meters. The city is surrounded by Dunguripali Tehsil to the west, Sonepur Tehsil to the south, Bheden Tehsil to the north and Ullunda Tehsil to the south. It has the tropical climate conditions, which are identified with very hot summer and mild winters. The maximum rain falls here in the month of July with 426 mm of precipitation. On its contrary, the month of December is the driest of the year with only 4 mm of rainfall. The months from April to June belong to summer season in which May is the hottest of the year with an average of 34.9 °C while the winters start at Binika from December which is the coldest month of the year with 20.5 °C on average. The city is comprised of an annual average temperature of 27.2 °C with around 1419 mm of precipitation.

Demography of Binika

As per the reports released under 2011 Indian Census, the NAC Town of Binika is comprised of the total population of 15,765 in which 8,110 are males and 7,655 females. The population of Children, who are under the age group of 0-6, is 1869 which is almost 11.86% of the whole population of this place. Binika city also has people who belong to Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) category as they constitute 33.07% and 7.91%, respectively, of the total population. Furthermore, there are over 3,785 populated houses located in this town in which 6,406 working people are residing. This figure is comprised of 4,764 males and 1,642 females. More from the Census report, the city enjoys the average literacy rate of 75.82% which is higher than the state average of 72.87%. There are 85.97% literate males while 65.08% literate females in Binka town.

Public Utility Services in Binika

Utility Services in Binika
Utility Services

Public utility services are meant to ensure wholesome development of a society. Facilities like healthcare, transport, communication, postal and banking are well provided to the residents of Binika. The city boasts of many other additional services to cater the requirements of the people in the region.

Postal Services in Binika

Presence of Post Offices in Binika is helping the residents of the city to a great extent. From sending a money order to buying an examination forms or benefiting from various and monetary schemes like fixed deposits and monthly income schemes, all are provided by the post offices in Binka. It is a sub office branch which has its postal head office in Balangir.

Binika Post Office

Address: Binika, District - Subarnapur, Odisha - 767019
Phone No.: 06654-283022
Status: Sub Office
Head Office: Balangir
Postal Division: Balangir Division Sambalpur Region Orissa Circle

Banks in Binika

Binika remains dotted with branches of few nationalized and private banks of the country. These banks offer services like saving & current account, fixed deposit, personal & business loans and ATM facility. The occupants of this city really enjoy these wide ranges of banking services provided these given below banks in Binka:

Punjab National Bank
Address: VPO Binika, District - Subarnapur, Orissa - 767019
Phone No.: 9437299391
IFSC Code: PUNB0742400
Branch Code: 742400

Bank of Baroda
Address: VPO Binika, District - Subarnapur, Orissa - 767019
Branch Code: BINIKA

Shopping in Binika

The city of Binika is not comprised of any major shopping mall but there are few local shops placed across the city. These shops sell multiple items for fulfilling the different purposes of the people. From electronic items to kitchenware items, the local shops in Binka have everything for your day to day requirements. So go through this given below list and find out the nearest shop located near to your home at Binka:

Batighar Electrical Store

Address: Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha - 767019
Phone: 09438281861

Sahoo General Store
Address: Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019

Asia Shoe Store
Address: SH 55, Junhapada, Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019
Phone: 09937869226

Mamata General Store
Address: Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha - 767019

Mahabir Agency Agriculture Store
Address: SH 55, Junhapada, Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019

Ranjan Art Binka
Address: Nuabazar Block Road, Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha - 767019
Phone: 09937766046

Raj Collection
Address: Nua Bazar, Binka, SH 55, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019
Phone: 07838072497

Ramkrushna Kirana
Address: SH 55, Junhapada, Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019
Phone: 09938696757

Chandrama Motors
Address: SH 55, Junhapada, Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019
Phone: 09937796249

Maa Agro Service
Address: Binika, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019

Deepak Motors
Address: Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019
Phone: 09438056404

Healthcare in Binika

The availability of sufficient as well as efficient healthcare amenities ensures a healthy society. But not just the availability, they should be well advanced in equipments and should also have the services of experienced doctor and nursing staff. To achieve such purpose, the State Government of Odisha has established a Community Health Center (CHC) in Binika in which all the facilities are available for the perfect treatment of any health disorder. It is the unit of Biju Krushak Kalyan Yojana (BKKY), Government of Odisha. Apart from that, there are few private clinics, nursing homes and chemist shops also located across the city.

Community Health Center

Address: Binika, District - Subarnapur, Odisha – 767019

Meher Medical Store
Address: Hospital Chowk Binka, District - Subarnapur, Odisha 767019

Safety and Security in Binika

Maintaining law and order is extremely important in achieving a well-organized society. Police Department in Binika has made arrangement for proper presence of Police in this city to avoid any type of crime. There is a Police Station to keep check on all unlawful activities that may hinder peace and stability in the region.

Binika Police Station
Address: Binika, District - Sonepur, Odisha - 767019
Phone No.: 06654-241004

Places of Interest in Binika

The small town of Binika does not have any places of interests for the people of its surrounding areas. There is a Papakshya Ghat located in the city, which is around 32 km distance from Sonepur or Subarnapur District. The Ghat is placed on the banks of Mahanadi River and the people worship this place because it is an abode of the shrine of Lord Gopal. Apart from Papakshya Ghat, Binka city is also famous for Charda village which is situated almost 4 km from here. It is also a worship place as it houses Kapileswar Temple and also an ancient religious place of Goddess Chardei that belongs to 5th-6th century A.D. A number of people come to this village to do their religious practices.

Transportation in Binika

The city of Binika in Odisha state has multiple ways of transportation through which it is connected with its surrounding areas as well as important places of the state. But they are available in limited quantity. It does not have a major bus stand and railway station. However, few buses of state transport and private owners have services through the city, which certainly help its residents to commute at their desired destination. Similarly, there is no railway station near to this city but there are some nearby railway stations located to this city. For instance, Dungripadi Railway Station (29 km), Barpali Railway Station (31 km), Khalipali Railway Station (33 km) and Loisingha Railway Station (40). But the major railway station near to Binika is located around 118 km and it is Raigarh Railway Station. Moreover, the distance from Binka city to Bhubaneswar Airport is around 253 km.

Binika at a glance

State: Odisha
District: Subarnapur
Elevation: 122 meters
Latitude: 21.03°N
Longitude: 83.8°E
Official Language: Oriya
Pin Code: 767019
Telephone Code: 06654

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