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Better known as "The Steel City", Jamshedpur is the largest city in the state of Jharkhand. Jamshedpur is also nicknamed as "Tatanagar" because it is home to industrial giants Tata Motors and Tata Steel. Located in the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the Chota Nagpur plateau, Jamshedpur is founded by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata and hence got the name. The city of Jamshedpur is not only known for its industrial progress but also recognized to be one of the most well planned and well maintained cities. Because of the high quality of life, standard conditions of sanitation and roads and welfare, Jamshedpur has been selected as a UN Global Compact City.

Some well-known industries in Jamshedpur are:

  • Tata Steel
  • Tata Electric Company
  • Tata Motors
  • Indian Steel & Wire Products
  • Jemco
  • Usha Martin Industries
  • Tata Pigments
  • Tata Ryerson, etc.
Some well-known personalities of Jamshedpur are:

  • Jamshetji Nusserwanji Tata: The founder of Jamshedpur City, born on 3rd March 1839. He laid the foundation of Iron and Steel Works in Jamshedpur.
  • Sir Dorabji Tata: The eldest son of Jamshetji and the first chairman of Tata Enterprise. Born on 27 August 1859.
  • Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhai Tata: Born in 1904, JRD Tata was the pioneer of civil aviation and introduced air transport in India in 1932, which later became Air India. Apart from numerous national and international honours, he was also conferred with the highest civilian award Bharat Ratna in 1992.
Some must-see places in Jamshedpur:
  • Jubille Park: Built on the same pattern as that of Brindavan Garden, Bangalore, this park spreads over an area of 200 acres. This park was a gift from Tata Steel Company to the citizens of Jamshedpur, on its Golden Jubilee Year. This park is covered with a rose garden, lake and an amusement park, which make it favourite for joggers and walkers. A musical fountain at the center adds to the beauty of the garden.
  • Hudco Lake: Nestled in the hilly terrain of the Telco Colony, this park has become a picnic spot for its visitors. This park is embellished with an artificial waterfall and a man-made lake.
  • JRD Tata Sports Complex: Known as one of the premier sports complex in India, this complex was founded in 1937. The main attraction of this complex is its international size football ground and its eight-lane mono-synthetic track. Facilities for all kinds of sports like handball, volleyball, hockey and table tennis are available here.
Last Updated on: 1 July 2013