Ganjam district is a district in the Indian state of Odisha. Ganjam’s total area is 8,070 km² (3,116 mi²).
An important contributor to the local economy is production of extracts from Ganjam Kewda Rooh, which are used in perfumery.
Since Ganjam is a coastal district, it is well equipped with Port facilities. Port at Gopalpur and nearby industries cater economic activities of the district and Odisha state. According to the 2011 census Ganjam district has a population of 3,529,031, roughly equal to the nation of Lithuania or the US state of Connecticut. This gives it a ranking of 83rd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 429 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,110/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 11.37%. Ganjam has a sex ratio of 983 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 71.88%. At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 91.29% of the population in the district spoke Odia, 7.17% Telugu, 0.44% Kui and 0.42% Sora as their first language. READ is working in the district of Ganjam from the year 2000. READ focus to Widows and empowering socio-economically and politically. The widows in the district are deprived from all their rights and dignity. The Society believes that, they are ill-fated; therefore the widows are always kept away from all social functions and rituals.