WELCOME TO Jamshedpur: "The Industrial City""
Jamshedpur, as the burgeoning township was named in 1919 in tribute to Tata Steel's Founder, is India's first planned industrial city. It is a model for the harmonious co-existence of industry and environment. Acres of verdant parks and gardens dot the city and provide bucolic sanctuaries from the pressures of everyday life.
Jamshedpur, also called Tatanagar is just 171 kms from Dhanbad & 140 kms from Ranchi. Both the names come from the legendary Jamshedji Tata. It was his vision that saw Bihar in the steel map of world so long back. Iron ore found in the area made Jamshedpur the idle location for a steel plant. Jamshedpur has a number of tourist attractions too.
JUBILEE PARK, DIMNA LAKE, DIMNA WILD LIFE, SIR DORABJI TATA PARK, HUDKO LAKE, KEENAN STADIUM, TATA FOOTBALL ACADAMY, JRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, GLIDING AND FLYING CLUBS, TATA STEEL ADVENTURE FOUNDATION, TRIBAL CULTURE CENTRE etc.
HOW TO REACH
Air:Nearest airport: Ranchi .
Rail:Railway Station is Tatanagar located on Howrah-Mumbai line on South Eastern Railway.
Road:Well connected with all the major cities by good motor able roads.
||JUBILEE PARK: Ravana went to Mount Kailash and prayed to Lord Jubilee Park is Situated in the heart of city, Jubilee Park is a replica of the famous Brindavan Gardens of Bangalore. This park is spread in approximately 225 acres, dotted with flower beds and illuminated fountains to add to the beautiful decor maintained. Earlier every weekend the garden used to attract thousands of tourists when the fountains were illuminated. Recently this practice has been suspended. However, on the 3rd of March every year tourists come to watch the spectacular sight. This day marks the birth anniversary of the founder of Tata empire Jamshedji Tata. The park was presented by the Steel Company to the citizens of Jamshedpur in it's Golden Jubilee Year.
|DIMNA LAKE: DIMNA LAKE is Surrounded by flora the Dimna lake is 13 kms from Jamshedpur. This is situated at the foot of Dalma Hills. It is an ideal picnic site and a very scenic place.
|DALMA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY: DALMA WILD LIFE SANCTUARY is a thick forests spread in some 195 sq. kms. makes the Dalma Wild Life Sactuary where one can find elephants, barking deers, sloth bears, porcupines, leopards, tigers etc. The steep slopes of Dalma offers excellent trekking opportunities. |
|HUDCO LAKE: HUDCO LAKE is a nestle in the picturesque and hilly terrain of Telco Colony, the lake is a delightful retreat for those desirous of being in nature's- lap' within the city precincts.|
|JUBILEE AMUSEMENT PARK: A special gift to the children of Jamshedpur,the park has been designed to provide entertainment,which was available in metros only.The park has redefined entertainment in the steel city.The green hillocks and the water body provides a wonderful ambience for an outing where games like whirling in the wind,dashing cars,derby riding,caterpillar ride and a 75-meter slide can be enjoyed.|
|KEENAN STADIUM: This cricket stadium has been acknowledged by many visiting cricket teams as one of the finest in the country. The lush green outfield can compete with the best in world today.|
|JRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX: This magnificent complex has an international size football ground with an eight-lane monosynthetic track. This is one of the best sports complex in India. Facilities for handball, volleyball, hockey and table tennis and a modern gymnasium are available at the complex. Based here are the Tata Chess Centre and the Tata Archery Academy.|
|GLIDING AND FLYING CLUBS: The Jamshedpur Gliding Club, the Jamshedpur Co-operative Flying Club Ltd. and the Tatanagar Aviation Pvt. Ltd. offer wide scope for 'extra terrestrial' sporting activities, such as gliding and flying. Jamshedpur has facilites for gliding and flying at the Sonari airport.|
|TATA STEEL ZOOLOGICAL PARK: A variety of flora and fauna exists in condition close to their natural habitat at the zoological park. Situated besides the Jubilee Park, it is a treat for all the nature lovers. Any one can closely observe the flourishing nature here without a microscope. Migratory Birds visiting every year during winters is equally enchanting for all the bird lovers. The park also has a beautiful lake, a boathouse and "Machaan Restaurant".|
|TATA STEEL ADVENTURE FOUNDATION: The Foundation provides scope for a wide variety of adventure sports, such as rock climbing, river rafting, para sailing, etc. The 40-old adventure clubs under its umbrella maintain a hectic pace of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. There are a number of other private clubs offering a variety of sporting activities such as golf, tennis, squash, billiards, horse riding etc.|
|TRIBAL CULTURE CENTRE: The Centre showcases the ethos of our indigenous peoples. Besides imparting vocational training, it also organises tribal festivals and cultural programmes.|
|TATA FOOTBALL ACADEMY: India's first football academy has an ultra modern gymnasium and imparts training based on international techniques to budding young footballers. The hostel in the sports complex can accommodate some 500 persons.|