Chhattisgarh Industrial Areas

Chhattisgarh Industrial Areas boast of a varied array of commercial units most of which deals with thermal power plants, steel plants, mineral mining, cement factories and agriculture engineering companies. Bhilai, Urla, korba, Raigarh, Durg, Siltara and bilaspur are the main regions where the the industrial areas have emerged.

The commercial contours of Korba have changed dramatically ever since the National Thermal Power Center came into being. The center with a 200 MW and 500 MW capacity distribute electricity to adjoining states of India too. The six units of the state installed in the year of 1983 are able to produce a total of 2100 MW. Hasdeo Barrage supplies required amount of water resource to NTPC in Chhattisgarh . Bharat Aluminum Company Limited is another important unit of the Korba industrial area of the state.

Bhilai in Chhattisgarh is one of the most profitable steel producers of India which specializes in manufacture of bars, beams, structural, wire rods, rails, pig iron, plates,channels, billets, rebars and slabs. Apart from a major economic hub, Bhilai Steel Plant has become a major attraction among the various industrial areas of Chhattisgarh.

The growth unit of Silrara in Chhattisgarh symbolizes one of the commercially-viable industrial parks of the state which is located in the nearby region of Raipur district. It is equipped with 48 industrial centers and there are upcoming plans of cooking gas bottling plants, sponge iron units and ferro-alloy plants. The entire area occupies a total of 1291 hectares.

Employing a total of 11259 people, the Urla industrial area of Chhattisgarh is spread over 334 hectares. The area comprises of 414 large, medium and small scale industries, all of which contribute significantly towards the growth of the economy of Chhattisgarh.

The South Eastern Coal fields are the key components of the Bilaspur industrial area of Chhattisgarh. Supplying a huge amount of coal to different manufacturing zones of the state, this industrial area is counted as one of the vital economic link.

The Durg district of Chhattisgarh houses the Borai industrial area. With 45 industrial zones, this area symbolizes one of the pioneering joint ventures of state government and private bodies in the field of water supply. The total area spans over 437 hectares and engages 1505 local people.

Undoubtedly, Chhattisgarh Industrial Areas are the biggest catalyst in the economic progress of the state.

Last Updated on: 29th March 2013