The District Bokaro of the Jharkhand State was created in the year
1991 by carving out one subdivision consisting of two blocks from
Dhanbad District and six blocks from Giridih District. The District
Headquarter B S City is having latitude of 23.29 and longitude of
86.09. The District Bokaro has a Geographical area of 2861 sq Km
and 357663.36 Hectares of Land. The Average altitude of the Land
is 210 mts from mean sea level.
Situated in the Chhotanagpur Plateau, the vast rolling topography
of the city is typical, strewn by graded valleys and winding streams.
In this setting, within a short period of two decades, a new city
with a strong multi-dimensional economic base, has blossomed into
a regional urban centre of around 8.0 lakh people drawn from different
parts of the country, giving the city the character of Mini India.
Bokaro Steel City
As the fourth integrated steel plant in the Public Sector, bokaro
steel city was conceived in 1959. Bokaro Steel Plant actually started
taking shape in 1965 with the collaboration of the then United Sovereign
Of Soviet Republic. Major coalfields are located nearby. Bokaro
City was built to provide housing and other community facilities
for the plant's employees.
Garga Dam And Parasnath Hills
Bokaro City is located in picturesque surroundings on the southern
bank of river Damodar with Garga, one of its tributaries meandering
along the southern and eastern outskirts of the city. On the north,
the city is flanked by the high ranges of the Parasnath Hills and
on the south just beyond the river Garga, it is enveloped by the
Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya
It has a collection of over 40,000 books that meets the reading
requirements of the people in the township.
Bokaro has a well-maintained City Park with an artificial lake.
Recently three artificial islands have also been created.
Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
A Biological Park named after Jawaharlal Nehru with a variety of
animals and birds and a modern aquariu.
There is no direct air connection but SAIL is having a private air
belt at Bokaro.
Bokaro is near Dhanbad, which is on the main Delhi-Howrah railway
Well connected with all the major cities by good motor able roads.
In Winter : 2oC min
In Summer : 45oC max
Annual Rain Fall
157 cm min
195 cm max
Cool Season : October to February
Hot Season : March to May
Rainy Season : June to September
General Information & Accomdation info on Bokaro city of Jharkhand