- In the introduction briefly highlight the locations of coal-iron resources in India.
- In the body explain first why the steel and iron industries were initially located in and around the raw material regions and now there has been a shift from such a trend. Discuss the causative factors of such a trend; transport factor, use of heavy machines to transport etc. Explain that the capital, market and transport are the other factors influencing the localization of iron and steel industry.
- Conclude with significance of development in general that has led to such a trend.