Steel Sector in Chhattisgarh
The steel industry is one of the major heavy industries of Chhattisgarh. Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai operated by SAIL, has a capacity of 5.4 million tonnes per year and is considered as the state’s important growth indicator.
Chhattisgarh has more than 100 steel rolling mills, 90 sponge iron plants and ferro-alloy units. Today Raipur, Bilaspur, Raigarh and Korba have become the steel hub of Chhattisgarh along with Bhilai. Now, Raipur is leading in the biggest market for steel in India and has become the centre of steel sector across India.