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Bokaro Steel City
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Bokaro Steel City
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Memorial commemorating 50 years of Indian independence
Bokaro Steel City
Location of Bokaro Steel City in Jharkhand and India
Country State District(s) Population • Density
India Jharkhand Bokaro 563,417 (2011) • 8,760 /km2 (22,688 /sq mi)
Time zone Area • Elevation
IST (UTC+05:30) 183 km2 (71 sq mi) • 210 metres (690 ft)
Codes[show] Website www.bokaro.nic.in
Bokaro Steel City (Hindi: बोकारो स्टील सिटी)
pronunciation (help·info) is a major industrial city in the State
of Jharkhand, in India. It is the home of the largest steel plant in India, and several other medium and small industries. Bokaro is the headquarters of the Bokaro district as well as Koylanchal range (Bokaro, Dhanbad and Giridih). It is also one of the three headquarters of the Police IG zone, apart from Ranchi and Dumka, covering seven districts- Hazaribagh, Dhanbad, Giridih, Koderma, Chatra, Bokaro, and Ramgarh.
Situated on the Chhota Nagpur Plateau, the city is strewn by valleys and winding streams. In this setting, within three decades, the area has blossomed into a regional urban centre of around a million people.
1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Economy
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4.2 Electrosteel Castings Limited 4.3 Bokaro Jaypee Cement Limited 4.4 Bokaro Power Supply Co Pvt. Ltd. 4.5 BIADA 4.6 Upcoming projects
5.1 Malls and multiplexes 5.2 Entertainment projects
6 Places of interest 7 Nearby areas 8 Education 9 Sports and culture
9.1 Sports 9.2 Culture
10 Health services 11 Transportation 12 Hospitality 13 Gallery 14 External links
History Formerly there was a village named Maraphari(it is also pronounced as Marafari) deep in the jungles of Chota Nagpur. The closest village cluster was Chas. Purulia was the closest town and the area was ruled by the Maharaja of Kashipur. Folklore has it that this area came under Mughal rule by the conquests of Man Singh. The region was named ManBhoom after him (VeerBhoom and SinghBhoom are the neighbouring regions also named after him, Veer Man Singh). This remote place came into prominence when Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru planned to build the first swadeshi steel plant with the help of the Soviets. The proximity to coal, iron ore, manganese, and other raw materials had helped in the selection of this place. The steel plant was incorporated as a limited company on 24 January 1964, and was later merged with SAIL and came to be known as Bokaro Steel Limited (BSL). The late 1960s and early 1970s saw heavy construction of the steel plant as well as the township. The first blast furnace started on 2 October 1972. The Sector III and Camps I and II were the first to come in the township followed by Sectors II, IX, IV and so on. The first private school came in the form of St. Xavier's School which the Jesuits from Hazaribagh built on invitation from
Giridih Delhi. During this period Bokaro also emerged as the eastern hub for academics.the BSL management. but due to ever increasing demandTenughat dam is supplementing it. the city is flanked by the high ranges of the Parasnath Hills and on the south just beyond the river Garga. zoos and other public amenities. Kolkata Ranchi. Bhagalpur. The late 1990s saw sprucing up of the City Park and creation of islands. it is enveloped by the Satanpur hillocks. In all Bokaro Steel City consists of 12 sectors (sectors VII and X do not exist).5%. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. schools. higher than the national average of 59. Bhubaneswar. See also: List of cities in Jharkhand Economy . under the urban agglomeration of Bokaro Steel City had a population of 563. Bokaro has a cosmopolitan culture as the population consists of people from all parts of India. A dam on river Garga has been built to supply water to the township as well as the steel plant. with male literacy of 93% and female literacy of 79%. Bokaro Steel City has an average literacy rate of 73%. On the north. Geography Bokaro is located in the eastern part of India at 23.417  making it the 87th largest city in India. specially IITs.29°N 86. parks. Township development ceased with the completion of IV/F and IV/G.09°E  It is located in picturesque surroundings on the southern bank of river Damodar with Garga. Hazaribagh Bokaro Steel City Dhanbad. one of its tributaries meandering along the southern and eastern outskirts of the city. Jamshedpur Mrityunjay Asif hasan Khan Demographics As of 2011 India census. Two cooling ponds have been built for use in steel making. Patna. The 1980s saw rapid development of the township with new sectors. new schools and the success of Bokaro's students in all India level competition exams. Raipur.
steel prices hardened due to a huge rise in consumption by China and India. Electrosteel Castings Limited 2 A Kolkata based water pipe manufacturer acquired 2.2 MTPA steel plant. Bokaro Power Supply Co Pvt. Ltd. This resulted in large profits by SAIL which crossed a record Rs 6000 crores (USD 1.6 Bn) on this project which is operational from 2010. Ltd.3 Bn)  by the end of FY' 06. the second joint venture between the Jaypee group and SAIL with management control vested in the Company. SAIL view of steel plant The economy of the Steel City is heavily depended on the steel plant which is the primary source of income for the employees. It has maintained its profitability since then with a slight dip to Rs 4900 crores  (USD 1 Bn) in 2011 due to unfavorable economic conditions of 2011. agriculture has taken a back seat and is nothing worth mentioning except small amounts of paddy grown on the fringes of the city by the villagers.e steel manufacturing). SAIL has assigned its entire business .2001 under Companies Act 1956 as a part of Steel Authority Of India Limited(SAIL) Business Reconstruction and Restructuring Plan and with intent to strenghten its core business activity (i.The city gets its name from the Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) which lies at the core of its economy. Being an industrial area.500 acres (10 km ) of land 18 km from the city and has started its erection of its 2. The company has invested close to Rs 80 Bn (USD 1. Its well aided by the new steel mill Electrosteel Castings Limited and power plants like Bokaro Power Supply Corporation Private Limited.9. is incorporated to set up a 2. Jaypee Cement Limited Bokaro Jaypee Cement Limited (BOJCL). Bokaro  It is located near at Asanbani village under Sabra Panchayat. (BPSCL) came into being on 18. a joint venture of Damodar Valley Corporation and BSL. Bokaro  Power Supply Co Pvt.1 MTPA capacity cement plant at Bokaro Steel City. After the 2001 downturn.
14. nearby on NH-23. BIADA BIADA. The authority. 2 . 55 acres in Sindri Industrial Area and 46. The jointly owned plant is proposed to come up on a 1. capacity of 5 MT. of BSL by the deed of transfer and assignment of business.58 acres in Kandra Industrial Area in Dhanbad. Upcoming  projects Bokaro Steel Plant Modernisation  and extend its capacity from 4.56 acres in Giridih Industrial Area. 2 2 Tata Steel  .000 acres (32 km ) of land but primarily take 2. DVC and SAIL agreed to participate in the equity share of BPSCL in 50:50 ratio. The company is now looking for 8.5 MT to 7. BPSCL become a joint venture of SAIL and Domodar Valley Corporation (DVC) on acquisition of shares by DVC.7 billion. BIADA area comprises 1234. So before 2020 BSL total capacity goes up to 22 MT. Out of them. In another move ArcelorMittal are to use the spare land of SAIL by establishing a new steel plant of 3-4 ml/ton capacity of 50:50 JV with PSU in BSL premises itself by the investment of $2. Bokaro and Giridih districts. The company has been allocated 32-35 million cubic meter of water to be drawn from the Tenughat dam. allotted its land to around 486 industries across Dhanbad. Balidih Industrial Area in Bokaro has shown a rapid growth with 374 industries got its venue here .5 MT before 2011. Apart from this a SAIL Greenfield steel plant is planned to set up before 2015. which has acquired 1470. further plan for SAIL to extend BSL capacity to 17 MT before 2020.000-acre (4. approximately double the present capacity (13 MT) of SAIL all Steel Plants. 134. In the same way.500-acre (10 km ) of land at Petarwar/Kasmar (in Bokaro district) just 20 km from City.000 crore in Bokaro along with SAIL.59 acres. has played an important role in industrial development of this region. formed in 1974.45 acres in Balidih Industrial Area (BIA).as a going concern pertaining to the Capacity of steam generation 660 T/hr.0 km ) plot of land that belongs to SAIL. ArcelorMittal  Steel giant ArcelorMittal is looking to set up a 12 million tonne greenfield plant in Bokaro.Tata Steel wants to set up a steel plant with a capacity of 2-3 million tonnes at an investment of up to Rs.
The Bokaro Industrial Area Development Authority (Biada) to make land available for the projects. It has suggested availability of land in the Balidih industrial area. 2  Hindustan Petroleum Corporation are putting up a Rs 100-crore terminal.4 km ) in Jharkhand where it is building a 2. 2 2 2 2 2 2 DVC and SAIL  has a joint venture of 50:50 to extend the capacity of Bokaro power plant from 500 MW to 1000 MW.000 crore for the project and is also building a 280-mW power plant.5112 km ) belong to the forest department. establish in BSP periphery of 500 acres (2.Buoyed by the success of the software technology park (STPI) in the state capital.0 km ) land.32 acres (0. 2 Software Technology Park  . Monnet Ispat will invest over Rs 14. . It needs about 2.5-million-tonne steel plant.8 km ) at Dumrada village. has so far acquired around 850 acres (3. The company had identified 850 acres (3.5 mt. has identified 1.1 km ) for the project.45 acres (0.4 km ) at Kumhari and 450 acres (1. where the ancillary units of Bokaro steel plant are housed. Of this. SAIL-POSCO JV Steel Plant steel minister Sri Virbhadra Singh has announced another new steel plant for Bokaro as part of a joint venture with Posco and SAIL by using FINEX technologies for high quality steel.0 km ). which signed an MoU on 2 February 5.300 acres (5. the government is planning to set up two more STPIs — one in Jamshedpur and the other in Bokaro. The capacity of the plant will be 1. 2003. In Bihar and Jharkhand HP have no facilities but are now remedying that by setting up a huge terminal in Bokaro.  Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd  Monnet. SEZ : Jharkhand government's second SEZ after Jamshedpur is planned to set up in BIADA in 500 acres (2.3 km ) for its project. 219.000 acres (8. The remaining land is owned privately by villagers of Kumhari and Dumrada in Chas block that is well connected by rail and road and Just 15 km from Steel City on Telgaria road. ONGC  has started exploring Methane Gas for Commercial use from Parbhatpur (10 km from Bokaro).8881 km ) is state-owned while 126.
The city market situated at the center of the city in Sector 4 has shops selling computer hardware and has computer training institutes. each sector has its own small shopping center catering to the day to day needs of the people. Besides these.4 Harshvardhan Plaza The primary economy is supported by the services sector. and dundi baag is one of the biggest vegetable markets in the region. The old Chas bazaar still remains a cheap wholesale market.sec. making Bokaro a hub of computer studies for the region. . City centre City centre market.Markets Classic and idbi.
Cooperative colonymedical store. Sector-6 market is the centre market of sector 6.located just 1 km from City Centre is famous for fruits and non veg items. Sector-3 Market is the centre market of sector 3. sector XI and in vacant lands behind the residences of Deputy Commissioner and Inspector General of the coal belt. located 6 km from the city centre. The Bokaro Mall-cum-multiplex will soon come up in the heart of the city. sector V. The new mall will be established in the 2 acres (8. 3 km from the city centre (city centre is the big market in all of these every thing is available there). located northward of city. Chas is the wholesale market of district. located 1 km from the city centre. The BSL administration has prepared a blueprint to develop shopping destinations and multiple-screen theaters. malls and multiplexes in sector IV. kurmidih Market is the centre market of Bokaro industrial area Balidih.With a cost of Rs 40 crore. located near NH-23 (next to railway station) Malls and multiplexes The Bokaro administration has taken a step to turn Bokaro into a shopping hub for the region. Ram Mandir market is located in sector 1. located 3 km from the city centre. An anti-encroachment drive has been launched in the steel city to make way for malls and multiplexes. Bokaro Steel bosses decided to build more shopping complexes. steam 2 . Food Court. located 4 km from the city centre. To give an improved look to the city for the residents. Sector-9 market is the centre market of sector 9. located 5 km from the city centre.100 m ) of land with Three Screens of Fame Multiplex. Entertainment  projects The Bokaro Mall . Sector-5 Market is the centre market of sector 5. beauty parlor. Dhundibag is the wholesale market for vegetables/crockery and local and traditional utensils. Restaurants. and in a move to turn it into model township. Big Bazaar. Sector-8 (Rai Chowk) Market is the centre market of sector 8. Club with facilities of sauna bath. Sector-12 Market is the centre market of sector 12. Laxmi Market .
Garga Dam is located around 12 km from the city centre.Parasnath Hills are a range of hills located in Giridih district of Jharkhand. Maga hi. Bengali. the Parasnath hills .. The company has about 30000 employees on its rolls as of 2005.671136°N 86.Bokaro Steel Plant( 23. Kurmali. Eyelex multiplex is also one of the upcoming multiplex project in bokaro.bath. In Jainism. Places  of interest Languages spoken: Khortha. The highest peak is 1350 metres. now being run by Bokaro power Supply Company Ltd. gym and swimming pool. Maithili. Magadhi. Urdu. one of the best architects in Eastern India has designed the multiplex which may open in 2012. The green surroundings and variety of aquatic habitat residing in and around Garga Dam lures school excursions and biological expeditions to the area The dam is constructed for the use of the steel plants as well as for a water supply for the people.104531°E  ) is one of the largest steel mills in the country. with an output capacity of more than five million tonnes of steel. J P Agarwal.. English and Bhojpuri Bokaro Steel Plant main gate Bokaro Steel Plant . The plant also has a power plant. Near to railway station on the NH-23. Santhali. a 50–50 joint venture between SAIL and DVC. Parasnath Hills . The plant is undergoing a modernization program. Murmu. Oriya. and the increased demand for steel over the last couple of years saw all the blast furnaces in the company becoming operational together for the first time. d. Hindi. It is a picnic spot for the citizens of Bokaro.
Twenty of the twenty-four JainTirthankaras attained salvation on this hill. People visit the place during the morning and evening for the daily prayer. The latest comers to the market are coaching institutes. Khichri is distributed as the prasad on the occasion of Navmi puja. Ukrid-Located on the side of the NH23. The centre has all major Indian banks. small clinics. Gayatri Mandir is located in Sector-9/A. and food joints. The hill is named after Parasnath. nine Tirthakaras attained salvation on this hill. the other being Shetrunjaya. . Rajrappa is a tourist place and is famous for the 'Chinnamasta Temple' which is situated on the bank of the confluence of the rivers Bhairavi and Damodar. and the wide approach and market roads. located in Gujarat state of Western India. It is managed by the management of the steel plant. Navmi puja at Gayatri mandir is also famous. The temple is nestled amidst dense greenery eight kilometres from the Colony.000 books (including some valuable manuscripts) that meets the reading requirements of the people in the township. located near Bokaro Hotel. According to some. electronics. This is the single place in Bokaro for the Buddhists religious gathering. The difference between the market and most other major markets in Indian cities is in the ample parking space.Jeetendra and Pali Plaza. has a collection of over 40. There are two cinemas . though human habitation is believed to have existed since the 13 hundred AD. City Centre.are referred to as Shri Sammet Shikhar Teerth (Shikharji). The place gets its name from the temple which is known as 'Rajrappa Mandir'. Ukrid is the site of many ancient and medieval monuments. shops for clothing. and hospitals. archaeological sites and remains in Bokaro. Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya. Ukrid has been known to be continuously inhabited since at least the 15th century AD. Rajrappa is 60 km from the Bokaro Steel City. Buddha Vihar is located in Sector-IV/D. Bokaro is the main shopping district of the city. They are one of the two most prominent Jain pilgrimage centers. Ukrid is also widely believed to have been the site of worriers. the 23rd Tirthankara.
is the most famous mandir dedicated to Lord Ram and smaller other mandirs encircling it dedicated to other gods and goddesses. samosa. is one of the oldest temples of the city. located in Sector-8. . Aaiyappa Mandir is located in Sector-5. The airport is 1 km from Ram Mandir. Ram Mandir. located in the Sector-1/C. The temple is a replica of the famous temple in Puri. As the name suggests. it is an important social. Jagannath Temple. chat. batata poori. Sector 4 Ayappa Temple Jagannath Temple. Kali Mandir. cultural and religious meeting place for people from the south. the temple is dedicated to one of the incarnations of Shakti. The Ram Mandir market is known for its coffee house. Ram Mandir houses one of the oldest markets of Bokaro. located in Sector-4. phuchka and egg-rolls. Orissa. ia a newly built temple. Goddess Kali. The temple organizes an annual painting competition attended by hundreds of students from the schools of the city. Besides the religious activities it is also a major socializing place for the Bengalis of the city.
at evening 6. 6. City Park Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park is the biggest zoological garden in Jharkhand. There is a small guest house that is used to host parties for visiting dignitaries.00 pm Shez Aarti are performed.00 p.Bokaro has a City Park with an artificial lake and three artificial islands. These islands were designed in Japanese style. . The zoo came into limelight after multiple breedings of white tigers. The cubs were sent to zoos in India and abroad. and the Asiatic lion.00 Noon Dhoop Aarti. It has animals and birds from different parts of the world.00 p. since the available resources were not good enough to cater to the needs of so many big cats. was built in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Kalika Vihar and Kunj Vihar. A special aarti is performed every Thursday 8.30 Abhishek Aarti. The park used to have some animals but they were transferred to the Jawaharlal Botanical Garden in the early 1990s. situated behind Bokaro Hotel. with the big cats being the biggest attractions.6 near the TV tower. The park hosts an annual Basant Mela (Spring Fiesta) in early February. Sandhya Aarti and 9. Boating is allowed in the artificial lake created within the park. 12. This place is leading the real estate boom in Jharkhand with prominent builders developing new housing projects such as Vastu Vihar phases. There is a kids corner near the bear cage and adjacent to it is a small dam. City Park .30 Kakar Aarti. Chira Chas is a housing suburb of Bokaro Steel City. Daily aartis at morning 5.m. Sai Baba Sansthan is located in Sector . royal Bengal tigers.m.
the BokaroChandrapura railway line and the Damodar river. The village. Pupunki Ashram is the last Kasba on the Bokaro Dhanbad route. Jainamore is one of the 42 villages in the Jaridih block of Bokaro.BTPS-B generates 600 MW of electricity. Established by Akhanda Mandaleshwer Sri Sri Swami Swarupananda Paramhansha Deva. a unit of Damodar Valley Corporation(DVC). The town lies on the northern edge of perhaps the most polluted river in the world. but things changed after electrostatic precipitators were installed in the chimneys. After the decision of government of India to establish the Bokaro Steel Plant it gained in stature. This Ashram was a home for Gurus who used to harbour Gaushalas with hundreds of students being imparted scientific and spiritual knowledge. It was the administrative headquarters of the area when Bokaro was a part of Dhanbad district. The village houses a large number of migrants. Chandrapura is a town famous for the Chandrapura Thermal Power Station. It has two power plants BTPS-A and BTPS-B. popularly known as Babamani. Opposite to the village across the NH-32 is the pious Pupunki Ashram "The Multiversity". Chas . Situated on the NH-23. Bokaro (Thermal) is a town famous for the Bokaro Thermal Power Station. and large-scale afforestation was carried out. it is 7 km away from the Bokaro Steel City railway station. with its fields and fishery ponds. It houses . Nearby areas 'New Pindergoria' is a small village 2 km from Chas Bokaro. a unit of Damodar Valley Corporation. and later when Bokaro became a district. this town first became famous during the Second World War when the British government used it as a base to supply soldiers fighting on the eastern front against the Japanese. the Damodar.Once a small grain trading hub of the region. The place is a popular picnic spot. It was a major source of pollution owing to the coal-based generators. is squeezed between NH-32. It is the oldest power plant of Asia. The headquarters were moved to the steel township.
Islampur. chess. Mahuaar. Islampur. billiards and outdoor sports like swimming and tennis. Kanchnpur and Kundori who live and work at the Bokaro Steel Plant. A few medical clinics . Makhdumpur. It lies southwest of Bokaro near the railway station and the Garga Dam. badminton. It has the Railways Stadium for athletics and football. The village houses a large number of migrants mostly from Bihar living and working in the steel plant. Millat Nager and Haisabatu. Balidih is an industrial area. Gumia and Petarbar are nearby. is known for its power plant and dam on the River Damodar. Bansgora. Co-operative Colony is a private neighbourhood built by ex-employees of Bokaro Steel Plant. Ritudih is adjacent to the NH 23. Tenughat. It is enclosed by a boundary wall and there are three gates for entry and exit. Other landmarks are Tenughat College. Aiyar. The main gate is called Cooperative More. Siwandih is adjacent to the NH 23. the place is noted for the Tenughat Bird Sanctuary. It lies southwest of Bokaro near the railway station and the Garga Dam. Makhdumpur Millat Nager and Haisabatu. It has a State Government Basic School and a Sarvodaya high school. Neighborhood includes Siwandih. It has facilities for indoor sports like table tennis.a large migrant population from Asansol. There are a number of temples and mosques in the neighourhood. It is located close to Naya More as well as the Bokaro railway station. also known as Tenu. Neighborhood includes Bansgora. It hosts the only primary teachers training college of Dhanbad and Bokaro. There are a number of mosques and temples in the neighourhood. The village houses a large number of migrants mostly from Bihar living and working in the steel plant. Ravatdih. It is located parallel to the NH-23 and 28 km from the city . Tenughat Dam and Tenughat Thermal Power Station. A popular tourist destination. It has the core industrial area of Bokaro and the regional office of BIADA (Bokaro Industrial Area Development Authority). Pindrajora is a small village 20 km from Naya.
Europe. The city also boasts of very large expatriate population in US. Education Besides the steel plant. and Rajeev) belonged to Delhi Public School at Bokaro Steel City. Not only did Neeraj Sinha excel in medical college entrance examinations. Australia and New Zealand. Pondicherry). Bokaro is a dream destination for IIT JEE and CBSE medical aspirants as the education here is quite focused toward competitive exams. Bokaro Guru Gobind Singh Public School. and a community hall. The wave of success was started by Prasoon Kumar Jha who topped [Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination(IIT JEE)] in 1993. including the ones conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER. Kali mandir. The students from the city schools are well known to excel in numerous public competitive examinations especially in engineering and medical streams. Hanuman mandir. The neighbourhood houses a small shopping complex. Subsequent years have continued to witness students from the city excelling in all major entrance examinations of the country.1 . Bokaro DAV Public School. Sector 4 DAV Public School.and the Manpasand sweet shop are located close to the main gate. In fact during 90's and early 2000s Bokaro used to have more than 100 students clearing IIT JEE every year. Sector 6 Delhi Public School. Bokaro is also known for what the students from the city have achieved over the years. All the above mentioned students (Prasoon. UAE. Some renowned Schools & Colleges in the city ARS Public School Bokaro Ispat Senior Secondary School 8B Bokaro Ispat Senior Secondary Schools (4) Bokaro Ispat vidyalayas (13) Bokaro Public School Chinmaya Vidyalaya. Neeraj. The following year 1994 saw Neeraj Sinha topping several national level medical college entrance examinations. Chandan Mishra and Rajeev Ranjan Rakshit achieved outstanding IIT JEE AIRs of 3 and 8 respectively the same year. Chandan. but he achieved a covetable AIR (all India rank) of 105 in IIT JEE. Bokaro Crescent Public School . Bokaro Kendriya Vidyalaya No. Neeraj joined the prestigious All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS) at New Delhi that year to pursue his MBBS degree.
Sec.6 Swami Sahja Nand College.8 Dental College . Xavier's School The Oriental Public School.Sec.Sec.3 Women's College .C Don Bosco School B.Marafari Guru Gobing Singh Technical Campus .Sec.2 Kendriya Vidyalaya No.5 Imamul Hai Khan Law College. Colleges and institutes Kendriya Vidyalaya No.S. Bokaro Tenughat College.6 Birsa Munda Dental College . Tenughat.3 Mar Gregorios Memorial Higher Secondary School Saraswati Vidya Mandir Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir Sree Ayyappa Public School St.Chas Girl's Polytechnic.Sec. Chas S S College. Bokaro Visthapit College.L +2 High School. Bokoro RBS College . Bokaro The Pentecostal Assembly School.Sec 12 Chas College.E. Chas B S City Chapter Of Cost Accountants (For ICWAI) . Bokaro Bokaro Institute of Technology .Sec-12 Bokaro Steel City College .L. Balidih Bibi Amina Law College . Chas.Sec. Bokaro Holy Cross School ARS Public School Sardar Patel Public School N.6 Bokaro Mahila College .
hardware and multimedia. which is at the heart of Bokaro. Sports Sports Stadiums and culture Mohan Kumar Mangalam Stadium MohanKumar Mangalam Stadium stadium is situated in heart of the city. The stadia is managed by BSL. The stadium hosts National and State football leagues. Sec-5 (For AMIE) The city has technical institutes providing training in the field of software. It has an athletics track. The Senapati Cricket Stadium is situated behind the Mohankumar Mangalam Stadium. Bokaro school teams participate every year in Subroto Cup and have emerged as winners on many occasions. The base camp for the National Women Cricket team was organized at the stadium. There are small institutes providing coaching to those preparing for competitive examinations.000 with a corporate gallery for VIPs. in sector 4. The SAIL Football Academy nourishes football from school level and provides free education to students who perform well in football. hosting events in city. It is managed by BSL. . Institution of Engineers(India). in front of the Bokaro Library. The SAIL Football Academy students' team has three Subroto Cups to its credit. The capacity of the stadium is 30. It has hosted some Ranji Cup and state level matches. Most of these institutes are located in and around the city centre. The stadium is the HQ of SAIL Football Academy.
badminton. . Diwali. The Trainees Hostel Ground accommodates local and guest players. The students also get opportunities to showcase their talent and training. It is managed by Indian Railways and hosts athletics and football. The Blood Bank of BGH has been given the status of Regional Training Centre by Government of India. handball. The Railway Stadium is situated near Bokaro station in the Balidih area. kabaddi and khokho. The lodging facility is provided by Trainees hostel No. especially classical music. table tennis. Health services Bokaro General Hospital The township has a 910-bed Bokaro General Hospital (BGH) with specialised units like Critical Care Unit. The Child Care Unit of BGH has been recognised as a Baby Friendly Hospital by UNICEF. Nuclear Medicine Laboratory. Haemodialysis Unit. The Bokaro Club and Ispat Club is situated in Sec.1 and No. It is the only blood bank in the state of Jharkhand. Culture Bokaro Sangeet Kala Academy offers learning opportunities in fine art. Eid and Chhath Puja are celebrated across the township. with facilities for indoor sports like table tennis.5 and Sec. and basketball. etc. billiards as well as for sports such as swimming and tennis. Several players from the city have also represented India at International championships. Kala Kendra in Sector-2 is a center for Arts and Culture. Coaches are available for volleyball. Accommodation facilities for the players is provided at a nearby hostel.4 respectively. Intensive Coronary Care Unit. chess. basketball. which gives training to blood bank officers and technicians in Jharkhand.2. Festivals like Dussera. Hostel 1 provides a facility for sporting events such as weightlifting.
Bokaro Sri SAI Hospital. More than 24 private hospitals and nursing homes serve the health of the city. Sector-8 Shanti Health Care Hospital. City Centre Sneha Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Centre. Sec-4 Krishna Murari Memorial Hospital & Research Centre. Sector 4. New Delhi as a centre for imparting post-graduate training to candidates appearing for the Diplomat of National Board examinations. Bye Pass Road Om Sri SAI Hospital & Reseearch Centre. The 10 neighbourhood health centres provide primary health services to people for minor ailments and are a valuable network during free immunization drives. an Occupational Health Services Centre has been provided within the plant premises. Near Devi Cinema. Ramnagar Colony. City Centre.To take care of the employees working in the plant. The Dental College in Sector-6 has 120 bed capacity. City Centre Muskan Eye Hospital. Sector 4 Mother Care Hospital. Bokaro General Hospital is recognised by the Indian Medical Council for imparting training to Housemen and Interns and also by the Nursing Council of India for training of Student Nurses. The medical team has around 200 skilled doctors and over 1000 paramedic staff. List of Some Hospitals is as belows:- Transportation Bokaro General Hospital. Sec-4. Bokaro Bokaro Steel City station . Main Road Chas. Chas. Co-operative colony Muskan Hospital & Research Centre. Bokaro General Hospital has the distinction of being the only one in Jharkhand being recognised by the National Board of Examinations.
Lucknow. All mail/express trains including Rajdhani Express. Other stations within the city limit are- . Visakhapatnam.Gorakhpur. Hyderabad. Bokaro Steel City is the main station of the city situated 12 km from the city centre. Chennai. Kolkata. Patna. Varanasi etc by rail. Mumbai. Shatabdi Express.Bokaro Steel City Platform NH-23 Airport Rail Bokaro steel city is connected with all parts of the country like New Delhi. Garib Rath and Jan Shatabdi Express stop here. It is under the administration of the South Eastern Railway zone of Indian Railways. Guwahati. Bhu baneshwar. Amritsar.
The new airport would have the capacity to allow commercial airliners such as Airbus A320 to land and take off which was not possible from the present airport Hospitality The Bokaro Hotel provides hospitality service to all SAIL officials and other distinguished guest to the city. . New Airport Steel cities of Bokaro will soon figure on the country's air map as the Airports Authority of India will set up new airports there. autos.  . Air Bokaro Steel City airport is used only by private carriers of Sail and dignitaries. NH-32 passes through Chas whereas NH-23 passes through the main city. Private cars and taxi facilities are available everywhere in the city. The city boasts of one of the most well maintained roads in the whole state as maintenance is under the authority of the Steel Plant. A Government Bus Terminal is just adjacent to the main bus terminal. Other transport is trekkers. Bokaro Steel Limited has expressed its readiness to allow the use of its airport for the purpose. Regular Volvo bus services from the city centre and Naya More are available. Basanti More in Sector-9 and Dharamshala more in Chas. Naya More is the main bus terminal.A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed by the AAI and the Jharkhand government for establishing airports in both the cities(Bokaro & Jamshedpur) in the presence of AAI chairman and Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda.. The Steel City is all set to figure in the commercial flight map soon. The bus stand is divided into platforms for private buses. with Kingfisher Airlines initiating the process to launch its flights between Bokaro and Kolkata. Besides Naya More there are two more bus terminals. rickshaws and mini buses. The State government own and operates circuit houses and guest houses in the city. Radhagaon Tupkadih Bandhdih Chas Ispatnagar Telgaria Road Bokaro lies on the junction of NH-32 and NH-23.
Benali. There are other budget hotels located in the major market places like City Center. Naya More and Chas. Chinese and South Indian food. there are two 3 star hotels in Bokaro namely Hotel Hans Regency and Hotel Limcas both at Ram Mandir of Sector 1. Restaurants serve Bihari.For commercial purposes. Gallery Sri Mahatma Gandhi Statue Hans Regency Sri Jawahar Lal Nehru Statue Hotel Classic and IDBI Bank . Punjabi.
City centre Sector 5 Ground Sector 1 Roads in Bokaro Roads in Bokaro .
City Park Ayyappa Temple River Damodar Zoo .
Very old Banyan tree on the way to Sec 1 Main railway station Sector 4 Sector 5 Sector 6 .
2. Inc . ^ HP terminal in Bokaro 16. 5. ^ ArcelorMittal explores other Jharkhand sites for steel plant in Bokaro 12. 3. ^ Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd . ^ http://timesofindia. ^ ArMittal hunts for new J’khand site in Bokaro 13. ^ Monnet Steel & Power 17.cms Bokaro Industrial Area 10. ^ POSCO-SAIL new greenfield Plant 15. ^ Tata Hunting place for its steel plant in Bokaro 14. ^ PM inaugurates the modernization of Bokaro Steel Plant 11.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/Biada-to-buy-700-acres-fornew-industries/articleshow/11996703. ^ Bokaro Police Zone ^ Falling Rain Genomics. 8.com/financials/steelauthorityindia/profitloss/SAI#SAI 6.jpg==References== 1.com/1110521/jsp/jharkhand/story_14008716. 7.telegraphindia.Airport BOKARO ^ Bokaro Census 2001 ^ MoneyControl . 4.SAIL ^ http://www. City entry from airport side Steel gate File:DSC00111.j sp 9. ^ Electrosteel in cash chase for Bokaro unit ^ Electrosteel-Bokaro ^ http://www.moneycontrol.
^ Wikimapia: Bokaro in Wikimapia 26. marketing malls to come up in Bokaro 25. ^ http://articles.com/2012-0221/ranchi/31082473_1_aai-chairman-present-airport-new-airport New Airport in Bokaro [ edit]External links Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Bokaro Steel City Bokaro District website Bokaro Steel Plant Bokaro in Wikitravel Bokaro in Wikimapia Bokaro Population 2001 Census Bokaro travel guide Bokaro Retail [hide] V T E Cities and towns in North Chotanagpur division Bokaro district Amlabad Bandhgora . marketing malls to come up in Bokaro 24. ^ DVC-SAIL joint venture to set up 500-MW power plant 20. ^ Steel cousins to host twin software technology parks 22.timesofindia. ^ New multiplexes. ^ New multiplexes. ^ Coal bed methane output at ONGC's Bokaro block to begin in 2008 21.18. ^ Malls in City 23. ^ BMW Steel Unit In Bokaro 19.indiatimes.
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