Where are most of the iron and steel plants located in India?

Most of the iron and steel plants are located in a region that spreads over four states — West Bengal, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. All the important steel-producing centres such as Bhilai, Durgapur, Burnpur, Jamshedpur, Rourkela, Bokaro are situated in this region. Bhadravati and Vijay Nagar in Karnataka, Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Salem in Tamil Nadu are other important steel centres in southern India. The iron and steel industry has developed taking advantage of raw materials, cheap labour, transport and market. 

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