Jamshedpur is located in which state?


Jamshedpur is the first planned industrial city of India, named after its founder Sir Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the man behind the Tata Groups. The city was formerly known as Sakchi and later in the year 1919 was renamed to Jamshedpur by Lord Chelmsford, a British statesman who served as a governor to the queen.

Where is Jamshedpur located in India?

Jamshedpur is located in East Singhbhum (Purbi Singhbhum) district in the state of Jharkhand, India. It is the largest city in the state and is also the headquarter of the district. It is also known as the Industrial capital of Jharkhand.

The steel city is located in the Chota Nagpur Plateau and is bordered by the states of West Bengal and Odisha. It is fenced by the Dalma Hills and the river Subarnarekha and Kharkai. The city falls under Deciduous forest and 33% of the total land is cover under forest.

To know about in which state Jamshedpur was in before Jharkhand was formed, keep reading!

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Jamshedpur Was A Part Of Which State Before Jharkhand Was Formed?

Jharkhand is the 15th largest state in India in terms of area and 14th largest in terms of population. The region existed since the Mesolithic-Chalcolithic period as proven by many ancient cave carvings.

Jharkhand plays a major part in Indian history as it was ruled by many rulers such as the Maurya, Gupta, Pala, Nagvanshi, Khayaravala, Ramgarh Raj, Raksel, Chero, and Kharagdiha Zamindari estates. The region fell captive to the Mughals in the 16th century and finally came under the rule of the East India Company in the 18th century.

After India witnessed Independence in 1947, the region became part of the state of Bihar.

Dimna Lake, Jamshedpur

Why was Jharkhand formed?

Jharkhand is the land of tribal people who played a significant role in the Independence of India. The region has given many freedom fighters to the country. But after Independence, they were given a little or no recognization. The tribal people also received no socio-economic benefit. Therefore, they had always demanded a separate land since the inception of Independent India.

When Was Jharkhand Formed?

Jharkhand was carved out of Bihar and was given recognization as a separate state on November 15, 2000, under the Bihar Reorganization Act.

What Are The Achievements Of The Steel City, Jamshedpur?

Jamshedpur is ranked as 15th cleanest city in India 2019 and 7th cleanest city in 2010 by Swachh Survekshan, an annual survey conducted across cities and towns in India on cleanliness, hygiene, and sanitation. The steel city has also been ranked 84th fastest-growing city in the world by City Mayors Foundation and is the 35th largest urban agglomeration.

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Frequently Asked Question About Jamshedpur And Jharkhand

Who was the first Chief Minister of Jharkhand?

Babulal Marandi, the president of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik), then a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the first Chief Minister of Jharkhand.

Who was the first governor of Jharkhand?

Prabhat Kumar was the first governor of Jharkhand.

Who is the first woman governor of Jharkhand?

Draupadi Murmu is the first woman governor of Jharkhand.

Which was the first ruling party in Jharkhand?

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the first ruling party in Jharkhand.

When was Jharkhand separated from Bihar?

Jharkhand was separated from Bihar on November 14, 2000.

Under which Act, Jharkhand was separated from Bihar?

Jharkhand was separated from Bihar under the Bihar Reorganization Act.

Name the freedom fighters and revolutionaries from Jharkhand.

Name of the freedom fighters and revolutionaries from Jharkhand are
Bakhtar Say 
Birsa Munda
Budhu Bhagat
Dhananjay Mahato
Jagabandhu Patnaik
Kanhu Murmu
Mundal Singh
Nilambar and Pitambar
Pandey Ganpat Rai
Raghunath Mahato
Raja Arjun Singh
Sheikh Bhikhari 
Sido Murmu
Telanga Kharia
Thakur Vishwanath Shahdeo 
Tikait Umrao Singh
Tilka Manjhi

What is the name of the railway station of Jamshedpur?

The name of the railway station of Jamshedpur is Tatanagar.

What is the station code of the railway station of Jamshedpur?

The station code of Tatanagar is TATA.

Who is the founder of Jamshedpur?

Sir Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the founder of TATA Groups is the founder of Jamshedpur.

Jamshedpur is named after whom?

Jamshedpur is named after its founder, Sir Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, the founder of TATA Groups.

What is the name of the airport in Jamshedpur?

The name of the airport in Jamshedpur is Sonari Airport.

What is the capital of Jharkhand?

The capital of Jharkhand is Ranchi.

What is the language of Jharkhand?

Hindi is the official language of Jharkhand. Some of the other languages spoken in Jharkhand are English, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Khortha, Nagpuri, Oriya, Urdu, Sadri, and Angika.

What is the population of Jharkhand?

The population of Jharkhand is 37,933,898 as of November 2019 as per Unique Identification Aadhar India, updated Dec 2019.

What are the districts of Jharkhand?

Jharkhand has 24 districts, namely,
West Singhbhum
Saraikela Kharsawan
East Singhbhum

How is the weather of Jharkhand?

Humid Subtropical climate prevails in the northern part of Jharkhand whereas the South East of the state enjoys a tropical wet and dry climate. The main seasons of the state are Summer, Winter, Autumn, Spring, and Rainy.
Summer began from the end of March to May where April and May are the hottest months. The temperature reaches as high as 48-degree centigrade.
The rainy season began in the month of July and prevails till the month of August. The state receives an average annual rainfall of 1000 mm to 1500 mm by the South West Monsoon.
Winter season stretches from the month of November to the month of February with the temperature falling as low as 7-degree centigrade.

What does Jharkhand mean?

Jharkhand means ‘Bushland’ where ‘Jhar’ means ‘Bush’ and ‘Khand’ means ‘Land’.

What is the sub-capital of Jharkhand?

Dumka is the sub-capital of Jharkhand.

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Monalisa Bose Roy

A travel blogger cum financial expert with a vision to encourage tourism in Eastern India. Bose was born and brought up in the steel city of Jamshedpur, located in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Being born in the Eastern region, Bose has visited a lot of lesser-known places in the region. By her writing, she tries to spread awareness about those undiscovered gems of Eastern India.

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