Jamshedpur is the largest urban conglomerate in the state of Jharkhand and stands at seventh position in the listing of India’s cleanest cities earning the score of 57.96 points. Founded and designed as per the vivid imagination of one towering individual – Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata – by Messrs Julin Kennedy Sahlin of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., the city is a planned industrial region also referred to as ‘Steel City’ or ‘TataNagar’.
It is home to the one of the largest industrial zones of India, known as Adityapur, which houses more than 1,200 small and medium scale industries. MNCs like Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Lafarge Cement, Telcon, BOC Gases, Tata Technologies Limited, Praxair, TCE, TCS, Timken India, Tinplate, etc., are located at Jamshedpur. Besides being 7th cleanest city in India, Jamshedpur is also 7th richest, and has been selected for the Global Compact Cities Pilot Programme by United Nations, the only one to be selected in India as well as the entire South-East Asia.
Incidentally, the city has no municipal corporation and the major part of the city is run by Tata Steel itself with three other civic bodies.