Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14:
The Odisha government today accorded corporation status to Rourkela city.
According to the notification, three more panchayats – Jhadataranga, Jagada and Nabakrushna Nagar – have been brought under the jurisdiction of Rourkela Municipal Corporation.
With the addition of these three panchayats, a decision will be taken for creation of more wards soon, official sources said.
The newly-formed corporation has a total of 33 wards at present.