(Last Updated on : 10/06/2017)
Jamshedpur in East Singhbhum District
is the rapidly increasing city
part of Indian states
. Jamshedpur is the third largest city in Jharkhand. It is also known as the first planned industrial
city of eastern part of India.
Location of Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur is located on the Chota Nagpur Plateau
. It is surrounded by the picturesque Dalma Hills
. The city of Jamshedpur is bordered by the Subarnarekha River
and Kharkai River
on the north and west parts of the city.
History of Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur began its journey from modern era
, when Jamsetji Tata
began to establish the industrial area. With the help of Maharaja of Mayurbhanja
, Jamsetji Tata along with some British businessmen stepped to establish Jamshedpur, as the steel city. The Gorumahisani hills of Babanghati region of the then Mayurbhanja state was the chosen as the main site for the establishment of steel industry
. It is because there present huge amount of Hematite. After the establishment of industrial era in 1908, the city was formed gradually and within 1912, Jamshedpur was grown as the full of industrial city.
Geography of Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur is located at 22.8 degree North and 86.18 degree East. The average elevation of the city is 135 metres from the sea level. Subarnarekha River is the main river
of Jamshedpur. There are many small rivers joined with Subernarekha and formed a place called the "Rivers Meet."
Climate of Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur enjoys a tropical wet and dry climate
. The summers start in mid-March and can be extremely hot in May and June. The temperature variation during summer is from 35 to 49 degree C. The minimum temperature during winters is 1 degree C. The climate
of Jamshedpur is marked by south-west monsoon
. Jamshedpur gets heavy rainfall
from July to September.
Demography of Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur had a total population of 725,623. The males in this city constitute 52.1 percent, while the females have 47.9 percent. The tribal people
constitute around 28 percent of the population. Jamshedpur has an average literacy rate of 85.94 percent.
Education of Jamshedpur
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, National Institute of Technology, National Metallurgical Laboratory are the popular educational
Economy of Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur is the abode of Tata Steel. Jamshedpur is rich in minerals
, including iron ore
and lime. The iron and steel, truck manufacturing
, tinplate production, cement industry
and other small and medium scale industries are revolving the economy
of this city.
Tourism in Jamshedpur
Tourism in Jamshedpur consists of several places like Sakchi, Mango City
, Bistupur, Tata Steel Zoological Park
, Jubilee Nicco Amusement Park, Jubilee Park
, Dimna Lake
, Rivers Meet, Dalma Hills
, Hudco Lake, Sri Dorabji Tata Park
, Gol Pahari Mandir, Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Ghatshila
and many other places that are worth seeing.
Jamshedpur is easily connected with Tatanagar
Junction from all parts of India through railways
. National Highway
33 is the roadway to connect all the states of India
. Sonari Airport
is the nearest airport in Jamshedpur.