Why does the Chotanagpur plateau have the maximum concentration of iron and steel industries?

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Why does the Chotanagpur plateau have the maximum concentration of iron and steel industries?

Answer:
It is because of the relative advantages this region has for the development of this industry.

  • Low cost of iron ore is available, since it is mined in this region.
  • Its high grade raw material is available in close proximity.
  • Cheap, hard and skilled labour is easily available.
  • There is a vast growth potential in the home market.