Major Industries in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar and its hinterland are rich in natural resources. The major industries in Bhubaneswar includes both 'old economy' sectors like Aluminium to new sectors like Information Technology.


The major industries in Bhubaneswar include the following industrial sectors:

•  Information Technology
•  Iron and Steel
•  Hand looms
•  Fertilizer
•  Paper
•  Sugar
•  Cement
•  Ferro Alloy
•  Aluminium
•  Minerals
•  Forest based industries


Information Technology: Bhubaneswar has a thriving Information Technology (IT) sector. The natural mathematical talent which enabled the predecessors of the present day Oriya populace to build stunning temples is now channeled into devising complex codes for computer programs. Information Technology is now one of the major industries in Bhubaneswar . The epicenter of Bhubaneswar Information Technology industry is the National Informatics Center. A few of the big Indian software companies like Satyam Computers and Infosys Technologies have already started their operations in the city.


Iron and Steel: The first steel plant of independent India Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) was set up in Orissa. The regional headquarters of Rourkela Steel Plant is based at Bhubaneswar. Rourkela Steel Plant has a production capacity of 1.9 million TPA of crude steel. In addition to vanilla products, Rourkela Steel Plant also manufactures value added steel products like Auto Chassis steel.


Paper: The paper industry is regarded as one of the major industries in Bhubaneswar . The headquarters of three major paper mills are present in Bhubaneswar.


Cement: Cement is counted as one of the major industries in Bhubaneswar . There are two large cement factories in the state of Orissa. One of them is at Rajganjpur. The other factory is administered by IDCOL and is at Bardol near Bargarh.


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Last Updated on 27 July 2012



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