Chhattisgarh is a state in central India. It is the 10th largest state in India, with an area of 135,194 km2 . With a population of 28 million, Chhattisgarh is the 17th most populated state in the nation. It is a source of electricity and steel for India, accounting for 15% of the total steel produced in the country. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest developing states in India.