Almost 76 per cent of the nine crore population of Bihar will remain
under Patna administration and only 2.18 crore, or 24.22 per cent
of the population, will find their homes in the new state of Jharkahand.
revenue generated in the Jharkhand districts is much more than that
in north Bihar, it follows that the per capita revenue collection
of Jharkhand will rise by a substantial margin. Out of the 2.18
crore population in the 18 districts of JHARKHAND
- spread over 203 blocks - 60 lakh will be from the schedule tribes
and 25 lakh from the schedule castes. Similarly, the literacy rate
will be 52 per cent (higher than that of all-India average of 51).
Also, the female literacy rate will equal the all-India average
of 34 per cent.
numero uno coal producing state With an area of 74,677 square kilometres,
JHARKHAND accounts for 33 per cent of the country's total coal production
and will rank first among the states in terms of amount of coal
produced. It is become the leading producing state in many other
ores and minerals, for example, copper ore (34 per cent of the country's
total production), pyrites (58 per cent) and quartzite (87 per cent).
In iron ore (34 per cent of the country's total production), graphite
(18 per cent) and quartz & silica sand (17 per cent), among
others, it will be the second leading producer.
new state also have the distinction of making major contributions
in the national production of bauxite (109 million tonnes), copper
(156 million tonnes), limestone (658 million tonnes) and granite
(581 million tonnes). Apart from these, the state also produces
a fair amount of chromites, magnetite,manganese ore, cobalt, nickel,
titanium, uranium, phosphorite, gold, dolomite, etc.
all the major industries in Bihar are in the JHARKHAND area. The
big names among them are Tata Iron & Steel Co, Tata Engineering
& Locomotive Co, Tata Timken, Tata Cummins, Tata Yodogawa, Tinplate
Co of India, Usha Beltron and ACC in Jamshedpur, Heavy Engineering
Corp, Central Coalfields Ltd, Usha Martin and Indian Aluminium Co
in Ranchi, Bharat Coking Coal Ltd and Eastern Coalfields Ltd in
Dhanbad), Hindustan Copper Ltd in Chaibasa and Bokaro Steel Plant
from these, there are units of Dabur, La Opala, Fertiliser Corp
of India, Bihar Sponge, TRF, etc. Among the technical support units
in the JHARKHAND area, the major ones are Mecon, SAIL's R&D
centre, Central Mining & Planning Development Institute, Central
Mines Research Institute, Indian School of Mines, XLRI and Central