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Bhilai

Twin City

Bhilai nagar Railway Station
India Chhattisgarh
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81.38
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Country
India
State+
Chhattisgarh+
District+
Durg+

Mayor+
Smt.Nirmala Yadav (congress)
Metric
452
825,697
10,64,000
2011
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Languages
Official
Hindi+, Chhattisgarhi+
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'''Bhilai''' is a city in the Durg district+ of
Chhattisgarh+, in eastern central India. As of 2001, it had a
population of 556,366. The city is
located west of the capital Raipur+, on the
main Howrah+Mumbai+ rail line, and National Highway 6. Bhilai is
famous for the Bhilai Steel Plant+, which is the largest steel plant
in India and known for being the only manufacturer of rails in the
country used by Indian Railways.


In the 2011 census Durg-Bhilainagar Urban Agglomeration had a population
of 1,064,077. Durg-Bhilainagar
Urban Agglomeration includes: Durg (M Corp.), Bhilai Nagar (M Corp.),
Dumar dih (part) (OG), Bhilai Charoda (M), Jamul (M), Kumhari (M), Ahmed
Nagar (Camp-02), Farid Nagar and Utai (NP).

The climate is pleasant and mild in the winter (minimum temperature 10 °C, ). There are medium rains in the monsoon+ season. The
summers are very hot and dry, with maximum temperature
, and minimum humidity.

The town of Bhilai Nagar is the second best planned township in India. Bhilai Nagar is divided into 10 sectors and various other areas. Bhilai is part of the new towns set up in independent India to enhance modernization, productivity, development. Other new Steel Authority of India+ towns include Rourkela+, Bokaro+, Durgapur+. New Towns and cities built in independent India include Bhubaneshwar+, Chandigarh+, etc. Bhilai has been listed as one of the top three best planned cities in India. The steel township campus is managed by in house town planning department. The municipal corporation+ of Bhilai Nagar is Nagar Palik Nigam, Bhilai. Bhilai has three road spines or arterial roads which bind the town.

* Anurag Basu+, movie director
* Rajesh Chauhan+, former Indian cricketer
* Omkar Das Manikpuri+, Indian stage and film actor
* Teejan Bai+, exponent of Pandavani
* Amit Sana+, Runner up in Indian Idol 1.
* Mohammad Aeltemesh+, Advocate Supreme Court of India
* Anupama Bhagwat+, sitar player
* Rockey Pandit+, Indian abacist
* Sandeep Bhatnagar+, film actor in Bollywood.

* List of cities in Chhattisgarh+
* Chhattisgarh+
* Tourism in Chhattisgarh+

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Chhattisgarh:
Durg district:

Bhilai+ Bhilai is a city in the Durg district of
 Bhilai Steel Plant+ The Bhilai Steel Plant, located in Bhilai, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, is India's first and main producer of steel rails, as well as a major producer of wide steel plates and other steel products.
Bhilai Institute of Technology – Durg+ The Bhilai Institute of Technology (BIT) () is the first self-financed engineering college in Central India.
 Bhilai Nagar (Vidhan Sabha constituency)+ Bhilai Nagar is a constituency in the Durg (Lok Sabha constituency) in the State of Chhattisgarh. Prem Prakash Pandey is the current serving Member of the Legislative Assembly from this constitency.
 Bhilai Engineering Corporation+ Bhilai Engineering Corporation Limited (BEC Limited) is a diversified Indian company with interests in heavy engineering, foundry, EPC Projects, fertilizers and agro-inputs, and processed foods.
Bhilai Charoda+ Charoda is a town and a municipality in Durg district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India.