Jamshedpur City, East Singhbhum District, Jharkhand State (the newly formed state carved out of Bihar), Northeast India, is located at the confluence of the Subarnarekha and Kharkai rivers. The National Metallurgical Laboratory is located here. The 'All India Jharkhand Student Union' was also formed in Jamshedpur.
The city, known as Tatanagar, was founded in 1907 by industrialist Jamsetji Tata, which quickly became an important city. Jamshedpur, the second largest city of the state, is an important rail and road junction.
industry and trade
Industries here include India's major iron and steel factory, vehicle assembly factory, manufacturing of agricultural implements, cast iron utensils, and railway engine parts.
Educational institutions here include the Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI), Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College and several undergraduate colleges. XLRI Jamshedpur is one of the best leading management schools in India.
As of 2001 India census, Jamshedpur city had a total population of 5,70,349.