Business & Economy


In 2006 the Indian government named Chatra one of the country's 250 most backward districts (out of a total of 640).[4] It is one of the 21 districts in Jharkhand currently receiving funds from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF)


INDUSTRIAL SCENERIO OF CHATRA:
Sl No. Head Unit Particulars
1. REGISTERED INDUSTRIAL UNIT NO. 756
2. TOTAL INDUSTRIAL UNIT NO. 756
3. REGISTERED MEDIUM & LARGE UNIT NO. --
4. ESTIMATED AVG. NO. OF DAILY WORKER EMPLOYED IN SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES NO. 1.70
5. EMPLOYMENT IN LARGE AND NO. --
  MEDIUM INDUSTRIES    
6 NO. OF INDUSTRIAL AREA NO. --
7 TURNOVER OF SMALL SCALE IND. IN LACS --
8 TURNOVER OF MEDIUM & LARGE SCALE INDUSTRIES IN LACS --

DETAILS OF EXISTING MICRO & SMALL ENTERPRISES AND ARTISAN UNITS IN THE DISTRICT:
TYPE OF INDUSTRY NUMBER OF UNITS INVESTMENT (Lakh Rs.) EMPLOYMENT
Agro based 147 183.75 302
Ready-made garments & embroidery 87 113.10 200
Wood/wooden based furniture 40 87 112
Chemical/Chemical based 41 946 251
Metal based (Steel Fab.) 78 77 178
Electrical machinery and transport equipment 57 124 122

Information Source: District Administration ,Chatra , India