Gorumahisani Iron Ore Mines

Gorumahisani is located18 kms from the town of Rairangpur in district Mayurbhanj in eastern Orissa.


  • This was the mother mine based on which TATA’s Steel Plant at Jamshedpur was set up in 1904.

  • Gorumahisani iron ore mines occupy an important place in history as being the first iron ore mine of India, and second of south-east Asia. The first excavated iron ore boulder is still at display at the mines.

  • Has on of the highest grade materials in eastern India (Fe content of 64% - 66% ).

  • Has its own railway siding (Station name – Gorumahisani, SE Railways).

  • GMS deploys more than 4000 labors.