Which is the oldest Iron and Steel industry in India?

Options :
  1. TISCO at Jamshedpur
  2. TISCO at Burnpur
  3. Durgapur Iron and Steel Plant
  4. Rourkela Iron and Steel Plant

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


TISCO or Tata Iron and Steel Company Limited at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand (earlier in Bihar) is the oldest Iron and Steel Industry in India. The steel plant was established in 1907 and started production in 1912. The TISCO steel plant at Burnpur came up later then in 1919. Durgapur and Rourkela Steel Plants came much later in 1956 and 1961 respectively.

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