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SAQ : What are the causes for the development of the Indian Iron and Steel Company (IISCO) in West Bengal?

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What are the causes for the development of the Indian Iron and Steel Company (IISCO) in West Bengal?

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The causes of the development of this steel plant are as follows:

  1. Iron Ore is obtained from the Singhbhum (Jharkhand) and Keonjhar (Orissa) districts.
  2. High-graded coking coal comes from Raniganj and Jharia.
  3. Limestone and dolomite are brought from Birmitrapur (Odisha) and
  4. Manganese from Barbil and Bonai in the northern part of Odisha.
  5. Water required for the plant comes from the river Damodar.
  6. The plant enjoys excellent transport facilities of the Kolkata-Delhi main railway line.
  7. it also gets the facilities of Kolkata port.
  8. Required Cheap labour is easily available from West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha. The plant manufactures high-graded steel alloys, stainless steel and structural.

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