Raigarh District

General

Raigarh district, in Bilaspur Revenue Division, is situated in the easternmost part of Chhattisgarh State. 

It is bounded by Surguja and Jashpur districts in the north, Orissa in the east, Mahasamund district in the south and Korba and Janjgir-Champa districts in the West. Topographically, the district varies from the lofty forest clad plateau of Pandrapat and Khuria in the north to the treeless, dusty plains of Raigarh and Sarangarh in the south. Raigarh is known for ‘Dhokra Casting’ or ‘Bell Metal Casting’ and for two types of silk namely Tasar Silk and Mulberry Silk.

A district of the state of Chhattisgarh, in India. Raigarh is the district headquarters.The languages spoken in the district are Chhattisgarhi, Odia and Hindi.

Due to Railway and industrial development a fair representation from all over India we can see here. A large population of Schedule Tribe, Marwari, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Christian, Muslim, Gujrati, Punjabi, Bihari and many other community are living here. The city has cosmopolitan nature.

The district was formed by merging the [Princely state]s of [Raigarh State|Raigarh], [Sakti State|Sakti], [Sarangarh State|Sarangarh], [Udaipur, Dharamjaigarh|Udaipur] and [Jashpur State|Jashpur]. Jashpur is now a separate district.

Sakti is now not a part of Raigarh district.

It is rapidly growing as an industrial district of Chhattisgarh.One of the oldest Jute Mill of India is situated here, Mohan jute Mill; it was the only Jute Mill of the state CG and undivided MP.

It is one of the major producers of STEEL & POWER in the country.

Here are situated many steel and power plants such as JSPL, MSP, Monnet steel, and many other small and medium producers.

The volume can be judged by the statement that  itself is consuming about 20,000 tons of coal per day.

It is rapidly growing as an industrial district of Chhattisgarh.One of the oldest Jute Mill of India is situated here, Mohan jute Mill.

it was the only Jute Mill of the state CG and undivided MP.

It is one of the major producers of STEEL & POWER in the country.

Here are situated many steel and power plants such as JSPL, MSP, Monnet steel, and many other small and medium producers. The volume can be judged by the statement that  itself is consuming about 20,000 tons of coal per day.