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Bokaro District : Jharkhand

About District


Bokaro district is one of the most industrialized zone in India. It was established in 1991 by carving out one subdivision consisting of two blocks from Dhanbad District and six blocks from Giridih District. Bokaro Steel City is the district headquarters.Bokaro district covers a geographical area of 2883 sq.km. The district has a population of about 2 million as per Census 2011 census. Bokaro is famous for its Steel Plant which is the biggest in Asia. It is the fourth integrated public sector steel plant in India. Bokaro houses companies like Steel Authority of India, Bharat Refractories Limited, Hindustan Steelworks Construction Limited, Damodar Valley Corporation,subsidiaries of Coal India Limited, Electrosteel Castings Limited, Bokaro Power Supply Company Pvt. Limited (BPSCL), Indian Explosive Limited, Jaypee Group,Oil and Natural Gas Corporationand many more. Bokaro district is divided into 9 blocks which are the developmental units. Each block has a Block Development Officer who is the representatives of the district administration in the rural areas. The important places to visit in the district are Bokaro Steel Plant - Garga Dam , Garga Dam And Parasnath Hills, Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya, City Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, Babudih , Chandrapura, and TenuGhat.

District at a Glance


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