Putudi is a place of natural beauty where river Salunki falls from the height of 60ft. forming an enchanting ambience.It is one of the prominent water falls in Orissa. The water of Putudi fall merges into River of Bada aluki. The surrounding area of waterfall is covered by forest providing place for picnic.This place is one of the best tourist place of Odisha and also one of the best picnic spot of Odisha. This waterfall is an amazing place for natural lovers.
Phulbani also has a Farm for research activities of Odisha Horticulture and research on silk moths. The farm host a varied collection of Guava Plants found rarely elsewhere. It is famous for the production of good quality turmeric. River Pila Salunki is heart of this regions agriculture, but due to lack of water this region has never been a success with agriculture. Mostly the economy is centered around wild plants and herbs. Salunki river has been associated with lot of ghost stories, in tribal folks as it killed a lot of people and cattle in floods in the past. In the last major flood was in 1981. The dam a pilasalunki has been successful in arresting sudden Gauss of rain water in rainy season. The dam at pilasalunki is also a great place for picnics.
District Headquarter :Phulbani
State Capital : Bhubaneswar
Nearest Railway Station : Berhampur
Nearest Airport : Bhubaneswar
How to Reach :
Phulbani is connected with Bhubaneswar, Berhampur, and other important places of the state by regular public bus service. Cycle-Rickshaw, Auto Rickshaw, Taxis and Jeeps are available on hire basis.