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Rakha Mines are copper mines situated near Ghatshila in Jharkhand state of India. The nearest air-port and big town is Jamshedpur. There is also another copper mine nearby called Kendadih copper mines and refineries at Indian Copper Complex at Ghatshila.
The first industrial copper mining started at Rakha Mines by British firm in 1900. After independence the mines were nationalized and are presently being run by a Government of India undertaking, Hindustan Copper Limited, which was formed in 1967. The Name Rakha was put upon the Name of Mr. Rakhal Chandra Bhakat.He Belongs from a small Village called Swaspur, whole area in which the Mines,Colony and Mill was constructed belongs to him.
There is also a Railway Station for the mines by same name Rakha Mines on Tatanagar - Kharagpur railway line. The station code is RHE. This station is also the nearest railway link to nearby Jaduguda Uranium mines.