India’s first facility to produce nickel metal has been launched in which of the following states?

India’s first facility to produce nickel metal has been launched in which of the following states?
[A]Odisha
[B]Chhattisgarh
[C]Uttar Pradesh
[D]Jharkhand

Jharkhand
India’s first facility to produce nickel, a metal for which India is completely dependent on imports, has been launched by the Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) at its Indian Copper Complex (ICC) at Ghatshila in Jharkhand. The new facility “Nickel, Copper and Acid Recovery Plant” is the first facility in India to produce nickel metal of London Metal Exchange (LME) grade from primary resource. The annual demand for pure nickel in India is around 45,000 MT and its domestic market is totally dependent on import.

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