• As of 2011 India census, the Jamshedpur city proper has a population of 7, 25,623. The Jamshedpur Urban Agglomeration (UA) had a population of 13, 37,131 in 2011. It is designated as a Million plus Urban agglomeration as per Govt terminology. Males constitute 52.1% of the population and females 47.9%. Tribals constitute around 28% of the population. Jamshedpur has an average literacy rate of 85.94%, higher than the national average of 74%. In Jamshedpur, 11.5% of the population is under 6 years of age.
  • The conversational language is Hindi, though the city itself is cosmopolitan in nature.
  • Jamshedpur is the first planned industrial city of India, founded by the late Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata. It is also known as Steel City, TataNagar or simply Tata.
  • Jamshedpur was declared the 7th cleanest city of India for the year 2010 according to survey by the Government of India.
  • It has been predicted as the 84th fastest growing city in the world for the timeframe 2006–2020.
  • Jamshedpur is consider as house of companies like Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Lafarge Cement, Telcon, BOC Gases, Tata Technologies Limited, Praxair, TCE, TCS, Tinplate and many more.
  • It is home to one of the largest industrial zones of India known as Adityapur which houses more than 1,200 small and medium scale industries.
  • The other statistical details of Jamshedpur are as per following:
Area 149.23 sq. km.
Longitude 86.120 East
Latitude 22.470 North
Altitude (at Tatanagar) 159 mtrs. above mean sea level
(at Dalma) 933 mtrs. above mean sea level
Railway Station Tatanagar Jn.
Aerodrome Sonari
Distance from Ranchi 128.4 km (Road)
Distance from Kolkata 281.8 km (Road)
Population 1,337,131 (2011)
Temperature 45.0oC maximum
6.0oC minimum
Total Average Rainfall 1217 mm
Number of Schools by JUSCO 9
Number of School Children 8,000
Number of Colleges run by JUSCO 1
Roads maintained by JUSCO 524 km.
Sewer lines maintained by JUSCO 487 km.
Water Mains maintained by JUSCO 490 km.
Drains maintained by JUSCO 358 (storm water drains)
Literacy rate 85.94%% (2011)
Vehicle (Nos.) 3,53,198 (2011)
Small and large parks 17 maintained by JUSCO
JUSCO (Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Co. Ltd.) maintains the civic amenities and facilities in Jamshedpur


  • Miss India World 2000; Miss World 2000 and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was born here.
  • Popular Indian cine star R. Madhavan was born & brought up in Jamshedpur.
  • Miss India Universe 2004 & Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta was born & raised here.
  • Popular Indian TV star Simone Singh was born and brought up in Jamshedpur to Sikh-Bengali parents.
  • Imtiaz Ali, a young & upcoming Film Director (his works include Socha Na Tha and Jab We Met) born in Jamshedpur.
  • Indian Cricketers Saurabh Tiwary and Varun Aaron belongs to Jamshedpur.
  • Pratyusha Banerjee, Indian television actress playing 'Anandi' in Balika Vadhu was born and brought up in Jamshedpur.
Other Famous Personalities who belongs to Jamshedpur are :
  • Rajit Gadh, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles.
  • Mahesh Aney, an alumnus of Loyola School, Class of 1971 (ISC) was conferred the National Award for Cinematography for the film Swades.
  • Abhinav Kumar, first ranker in the IIT-JEE in 1998 and currently assistant professor at MIT and with Ph.D. from Harvard University.
  • Environmentalist Ajit Kumar Singh, born and brought up in Jamshedpur, working for Nature and for Mother "Gaia" Earth.
  • Allama Arshadul Qaudri, a well-known Urdu Islamic Writer and religious leader. His famous books are Zalzala, Zer-o-zabar, Lalazar.
  • Dr. Suhas S. Patil, born in Jamshedpur, is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist. He founded the company Cirrus Logic.
  • Padma Shri Astad Deboo, modernist dancer and choreographer.
  • Dr. Yashwant Gupta, Director, National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune.
  • Atul Kochhar, globally acclaimed chef and Michelin Star recipient.
  • Shumone Chatterjee , MD of Levi Strauss & Co. India.
  • Saurabh Sinha , Country Head for IndiAds Network.
  • Prawal Raman (earlier Pandey), Hindi film director of films including Darna Mana Hai and Gayab.
  • Siddhartha Basu, renowned quiz master & media personality.
  • Shilpa Rao, playback singer for Hindi films such as Aamir and Bachna Ae Haseeno.
  • Rajdeep Chatterjee, Indian Idol 4 finalist. Finished in the top 4.
  • Siddharth Das, AVP, Wipro BPO.
  • Rajkumar prasad [mimicry artist] [hello kaun- pehchan kaun]duplicate of baba ramdev.
  • Purnima Mahato, Coach of Indian Archery team to 2012 London Olympics.

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