Jamshedpur - The Steel city of Jharkhand, India
Jamsehdpur city located in the state of Jharkand in India was founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata. In 1919 Lord Chelmsford
named it Jamshedpur, in honour of its founder, whose birthday is celebrated on 3rd March as Founder's Day. Jamshedpur is the first planned industrial
city of India, it is also known as Steel City, TataNagar or simply Tata.
Jamshedpur is the headquarters of the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. According to the 2011 census of India, Jamshedpur has a population of 1,337,131; the Jamshedpur urban agglomeration (UA), which includes the adjoining areas, Jamshedpur Urban Area is the third largest city in Eastern India after Kolkata and Patna. The city is bordered by the r ivers Subarnarekha and Kharkai on the north and west parts of the city.
The areas surrounding Jamshedpur are rich in minerals, including iron ore, coal, manganese and lime. Some of these areas are Jamadoba, Noamundi and West Bokaro.
It is a modern, industrial city, but clean and green city. Jamshedpur was declared the 7th cleanest city of India for the year 2010 according to survey by the Government of India. A major part of the city is run by Tata Steel itself. Jamshedpur has been selected as one of the cities for the Global Compact Cities Pilot Programme by United Nations, the only one to be selected in India as well as South Asia.
The main industries being iron and steel, truck manufacturing, tinplate production, cement and other small and medium scale industries revolving around these products. The largest factory is that of Tata Steel (the erstwhile TISCO), and it is situated almost at the center of the city.
Jamshedpur houses companies like Tata Steel, Tata Motors (previously called TELCO), Tata Power, Lafarge Cement, Telcon, BOC Gases, Praxair, TCE,TCS, Tinplate and many more. It is home to one of the largest industrial zones of India known as Adityapur which houses more than 1,200 small and medium scale industries.
Sakchi is the nucleus of Jamshedpur city. It is the heart of Jamshedpur city and buses autos to any type of transport for communication is avaliable to any part of Jamshedpur through Sakchi.
Jamshedpur has very good medical facilities and renowned educational institutes. It has many famous schools, colleges and other institutions. The National Institute Of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur, XLRI, MGM Medical College, National Metallurgical Laboratory NML, Jamshedpur Co-operative College (JCC), Jamshedpur Workers' College (JWC) are some of the well known educational institutes of Jamshedpur.
Tata Main Hospital, Jamshedpur Eye Hospital, Tata Motors Hospital, MGM Hospital, and many more healthcare and medical facilities are available in Jamshedpur
In the field of entertainment it has many entertainment centres richly known clubs wide range of shopping malls and magnificient parks and picnic spots. The Horizon Mall in Mango and Bindal Mall in Circuit House are the biggest mall in Jamshedpur with all of the well known brands available under one roof. Jamshedpur took pride in its rich cultural heritage and activities.
Jamshedpur provides a wide range of opportunities to its residents and visitors from outside location. Here opportunities for career to business are for any sex, caste or religion. People of Jamshedpur are liberal minded and hence either sex, men or women are humanizing to be successful in carrer.