Damodar valley is called Ruhr of India because it is rich in minerals ,specifically coal, which led to the development of many industries in the valley region especially iron and steel industries.
Why is Durgapur called Ruhr of India?
The whole region is called the Ruhr Industrial Region. In West Bengal, coal is found in the Damodar river valley of Burdwan district. The iron and steel industry, cement, engineering industry, etc. have developed here based on coal. That is why, Durgapur is called the ‘Ruhr of India’.
In what way the chotanagpur can be called as the Ruhr of India?
Chotanagpur plateau is indeed called the Ruhr region of India because, like the Ruhr region of Germany, the Chotanagpur region is also very much rich in mineral resources like iron ore and coal.
Is Durgapur a safe city?
Durgapur is a safe and a very well planned city with the completion of the Airport; it will be the 1st Airport City in India.
What does Ruhr mean?
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek) a major industrial and coal mining region in the valley of the Ruhr river in northwestern Germany. synonyms: Ruhr Valley. example of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region.
Why the Chotanagpur plateau is called the heart of industrial India?
Chhota Nagpur plateau is called the heart of industrial India because it is rich in minerals and power fuels.