Q. Which of the following pair/pairs is/are correctly matched?
1.Bhilai Steel plant – Russian Collaboration
2.Durgapur Steel plant – German Collaboration
3.Rourkela Steel plant – United Kingdom
Collaboration Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Explanation: The Rourkela Steel plant was set up in 1959 in the Sundargarh district of Odisha in collaboration with Germany.

  • The Bhilai Steel Plant was established with Russian collaboration in Durg district of Chhattisgarh and started production in 1959.
  • Durgapur Steel Plant in West Bengal was set up in collaboration with the government of the United Kingdom and started production in 1962.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy