[Solved] Account for the present location of iron and steel industries away from the source of raw material, by giving examples. (UPSC GS-1 Mains 2020)

There was a time when the steel industry was born alongside raw materials. For instance, for example, Bokaro, Durgapur near coalfields, and Bhadravati, Bhilai & Rourkela in the vicinity of iron ore sources. Now times have changed. Raw materials are not the most important or the only determining factor if supplies of iron ore and … Read more