Also called Tatanagar, Jamshedpur is the largest city in Jharkhand. Located in the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on the Chotanagpur plateau, the city is named after Sir Jamshedji Tata who is credited with the foundation of this city at the beginning of the last century. One of the cleanliest cities in India, Jamshedpur is a welcome break from the chaos of other Indian cities. Because of the high quality of life, standard conditions of sanitation and roads and welfare, it has been selected as a UN Global Compact City and is considered one of the best planned industrial cities in the country.
The largest city in Jharkhand, Jamshedpur is an appealing destination with its aesthetically planned infrastructure and landscape. It is the quintessential example of the boon of industrialization in a developing nation and is majorly maintained by the Tata Industries. The prosperity of the city and its people is clearly reflected in the sparkle of industry and infrastructure.
Bisra Munda Airport at Ranchi (130 kms aprx) is the nearest airport connected by flights from Mumbai, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Delhi and Patna.
Jamshedpur is a major railway station and the junction known as Tatanagar connects several important cities of India.
Jamshedpur is connected by good motorable roads to all major cities in India. Cities and towns close to Jamshedpur are Kolkata, Ranchi and Patna.
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