Why are iron and steel industries mainly concentrated in Chota Nagpur plateau region?

Why are iron and steel industries mainly concentrated in Chota Nagpur plateau region?

  • CHOTA Nagpur Plateau region has the maximum concentration of iron and steel industries. It is largely, because of the relative advantages this region has.
  • Low cost of iron ore is available in this region.
  • High grade raw materials in proximity.
  • Cheap labour in abundance is aiso available in the region.
  • Vast growth potential in the home market.
  • Connectivity of good transport system.
  • This region has number of thermal and hydel power plants.
1 Like