Jamshedpur is located in the Chota Nagpur Plateau region of Jharkhand. In the past, it was known as Sakchi, re-named as Jamshedpur in 1919 by Lord Chelmsford.The city of Jamshedpur is named after the industrialist Jamshetji Nusserwanji Tata, as a tribute to the Tata company’s founder. Jameshedpur is known as the first cosmopolitan city and illustrious industrial townships in India.
The Railway station of the city is known as the Tata Nagar Station. The city is a mix of different flavors on one hand it is world-renowned for its industrial townships on the other hand it is a serene and beautiful. Some of the best school and colleges in the country are in the city. Both the National Institute of Technology and XLRI Jamshedpur attract thousands of the best talents across the country. The city is calm and very well planned , with lush green parks, sanctuaries, museum , gardens, shopping areas and industries all under one roof. The city has been named as one of the fastest growing cities of India by the United Nations.
The terrain of Jamshedpur is a mix of different elements, nature enthusiasts can visit the Dalmia wildlife sanctuary , adventure lovers can take up trekking and climbing on the Dalmia hills. The city of Jamshedpur also has a number of man-made attractions to visit such as the Jubilee Park, Tata Steel Zoological Park, dimna lake, hudco lake etc. For religiously inclined people the city has the Bhuvaneshwari Temple, which is dedicated to Maa Bhuvaneshwari and Guruvayur temple.
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