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Minerals, like rock phosphate, fire clay, iron, limestone, copper, silica, quartz, manganese and sandstone are found in a considerable amount in the state.

As a result, a few industries related to these are being established in the state. Steel and alloy steel plants in Durgapur and another steel plant in Burnpur are some of the important industries of the state.

Other industries include jute, tea, cotton textiles, automobiles, bicycle, footwear, leather, paper, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, aluminum, sugar, timber processing, ceramic, glass, bone metal, and dairy.

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