Why iron and steel industries are mainly concentrated in chotanagpur plateau region
Chhotanagpur Plateau region has the highest concentration of iron and steel industries due to the following reasons:
- This region has vast reserves of coal and iron ore. Also, iron ore is cheaply available in the region, thus providing the raw material for iron and steel industries.
- Cheap labour is available to the industries from the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh.
- The region has immense potential for growth in the local markets like Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi etc.
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