The Durg district of Chhattisgarh houses the city of Balod. Involving a total of about 90 villages and around 49 gram panchayats, Balod is a bustling city of Durg district. The prime occupation of the local inhabitants of Balod is agriculture. However, there are several other alternative sources of income too that exist in this developing city of Chhattisgarh.
Tourism is another strong area where Balod has enough chances of growth. The popular sightseeing spots of the city include Sati Chabutra, Prachin Kila and a Mandir all of which speaks of the ancient heritage of Balod. People from various parts of India regularly visit Balod to explore the hidden treasures of the place. Even foreign tourists are also found cherishing the mystique aura of the old temples of Balod.
Accessibility to Balod is quite convenient. The only railway station railway station is situated in the district of Durg which is 58 (approx.) km away from Balod city. Also, the nearest air terminal is also set in the Durg district from where one can avail of taxis and buses which go to the interiors of Balod.
As one of the popular cities of Chhattisgarh, Balod is truly making a mark of its own in the state.
Last Updated on : 29th March 2013