Bokaro Steel City, the fourth most populous city of Jharkhand, is the 37th largest Hindi speaking city of India with a total population of 4,10,000. Highest employment in Bokaro district is in Construction and Agriculture. 63% of the workers are in agriculture, 34% in Industry and Services and 3% are Household workers. The district is located at an elevation of 200-546 m. from mean sea level, with Damodar, Garga, Bokaro, and Jamunia as the major rivers of the district. The district is a rich agricultural and mineral endowed belt. The Bokaro Steel Plant was set up in the city in 1964 with technical assistance from the Soviet Union and a well planned city was laid out. Bokaro district was created on 1st April, 1991 by combining Chas and Chandankiyari, C.D.Blocks of Dhanbad district with the entire Bermo Subdivision of Giridih district.