Chhattisgarh witnesses rapid overall development after bifurcation
Industries prosper in Chhattisgarh
State


New Delhi: Mineral rich Chhattisgarh has written a new story in the agricultural and industrial development since its bifurcation from Madhya Pradesh on November 1, 2000.

Chhattisgarh is rapidly growing as a developed state. The pace of development in the state can be gauged from the fact that its parent state has only Rs 27, 250 per capita income, whereas it is Rs 44, 097 in Chhattisgarh.

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state has increased to 19.88 percent due to rapid development.From a power-starved state, Chhattisgarh has now become power surplus state by using its coal reservoir.

Presently, the state is generating over 5,000 mw electricity.

As per the Power Finance Corporation report, the state has electricity generation capacity of 61, 000 mw.
On the agricultural front too, the state has witnessed significant development. In 2000, the state has a total of 13 percent or 13, 32, 800 hectare irrigable land which has doubled after 12 years. This has boosted the agricultural output in the state. 

(JPN/Bureau)