The city of Bhilai is located in the Durg district in Chhattisgarh. It is situated on National Highway No.6, 25 kms away from Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh. The largest steel plant of India, Bhilai Steel Plant is situated here. It is the only manufacturer of rails in the country.
Culture and Festivals
All major festivals like Diwali, Holi, Durga Puja, Id all are celebrated with great vigour and pomp in the region. As the Sikh population in the region is high, a large number of Sikh festivals like Baisakhi, Guru Gobind Singh's Guruparba etc. are celebrated here. Bhilai is also known as “Mini India” because of its multi religion population.
The major tourist attractions in Bhilai are Maitri bagh, Civic center, Kalibari etc. Maitri Bagh is a zoo and a large number of visitors come here. The region is mostly an industrial area. There are many small temple complexes here.
The climate of Bhilai is hot during summers and pleasant in winters.
Bhilai is well connected with roads, rail and air.