Situated in the district of Bokaro at Jharkhand, Bokaro Steel Plant is world famous as it was India’s first swadeshi movement-steel plant. This steel plant is also the fourth integrated public sector steel plant in the country, which was established with Soviet help and later it was merged with the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).
The first blast furnace of the Bokaro Steel Plant was started on 2nd October 1972. This plant houses five blast furnaces at present. Bokaro Steel Plant produces an array of products like hot rolled coils, hot rolled plates, hot rolled sheets, cold roll coils, cold roll sheets and so on.
Created in the year 1989, the Jawahar Nehru Biological Park is a vast area that constitutes a zoological park. This biological park houses an interesting array of species. Being the biggest zoological park of Jharkhand, this biological park proves to be a prominent tourist attraction.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park boasts of a large number of big cats, such as Asiatic lions, white tigers and royal Bengal tigers. Apart from birds and animals, this biological park also has other features, such as a kid’s corner, a toy train called as the Mowgli Express, boating at a man-made lake and a dam.
Established in the year 1967 by labour leader, PT. Parmanand Tripathi, Ram Mandir at Bokaro is administered by the Shree Ram Mandir Trust, which is known to conduct marriages for poor people every year at affordable prices.
This temple’s main deity is Lord Rama, but it also includes smaller temples, such as the Radha Krishna Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Lord Venkateshwar Mandir, Kali Mandir, Sheetala Mandir and more, which are found within the premises of this temple.
Along with the mandirs, this temple also includes a rishi niwas and a holy library. The oldest market of Bokaro is located close to Ram Mandir and it is well known for coffee, samosa, chaat and rolls.
Pupunki Ashram is located in the village of Pupunki, which is near the Damodar river, which separates the Dhanbad and Bokaro district. This ancient ashram was known to be a house of education and residence for the gurus and their disciples. The visitors can witness the remnants even to this day. This village was also renowned for The Multiversity started by Akhanda Mandleshwar Sri Sri Swami Swarupananda Paramhansa Dev, also known as Babamani.