About Odisha State Maritime Museum
The Odisha State Maritime Museum, which has been set up at this Jobra Workshop, has 10 nos of exhibitions alongside its auxiliary segments, as required in a cutting edge historical center. This area, which has a start around 1869 has the exceptional qualification of being the main workshop, which took into account the prerequisite of three areas of Bihar, Bengal and Odisha under the Bengal Presidency of British India. It was set up by the then PWD branch of British organization through the endeavors of one Scottish Engineer Mr.G.H.Faulkner quickly after the immense starvation of 1866 in Odisha, known as "Naa Anka Durviksha". The British organization took up crafted by uncovering the Coast Canal, Taladanda Canal and other water system tasks to counter the impacts of dry season. This workshop was for the most part taking into account the need of anicuts, dams, trenches and most vital inland water transport framework. Around then the entrance to Calcutta from Cuttack was just through an adventure on stream Mahanadi to the False Point close Paradeep and on ocean up to Calcutta or from Chandabali to Calcutta.