District Profile

The geographical location of Baloda Bazar Nagar is on the height of 270m from sea level and between 21.300 54′ to 31.450 14′ North Latitude and 42.020 17 ‘to 82.290 07’ East longitude. It belogs to Raipur division, the border of Baloda Bazar district touches Bemetara, Mungeli, Bilaspur, Jajgir, Raigarh, Mahasamund and Raipur districts. According to the prevalent tradition in respect to the name of the Balauda Bazar, traders of Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra, Orissa, Barar etc. used to gather in the buffalo pahra of the city to sell the bulls, buffalo (boda). As a result, its name became popular in the name of the bullboda market and in the form of the Balouda Bazar.

Sunil Kumar Jain
Shri Sunil Kumar Jain, IAS Collector & District Magistrate
Mr. Indira Kalyan Elesela
Shri Indira Kalyan Elesela, IPS Superitendent of Police