Jamshedpur or Tatanagar is the largest and most populous city in Jharkhand and first planned industrial city in India. It was founded by Jamsetji Tata, founder of Tata Groups in the 1900s, and was named after him. The city is also ranked as 2nd in India in terms of 'Quality of Life'. Jamshedpur is the 84th fastest growing city in the world according to City Mayors Foundation. It is the headquarters of the East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand and is the 36th – largest urban agglomeration. And 72nd largest city in India by population.
The largest industry in Jamshedpur is that of Tata Steel. It is situated in the centre of the city and occupies approximately 1/5 of the entire city area. It acts as a pivotal centre for the industries of the city of Jamshedpur with a large number of them having direct or indirect linkages with it. Tata Motors is the second major industry, situated in the eastern side of the city. It manufactures Medium and Heavy commercial vehicles and the main components. The company also has its own township commonly known as Telco.
Nuvoco Vistas Corp. Ltd is a cement plant located in Jojobera, Jamshedpur. It is Asia's largest Cement Grinding Unit.
There is a varied and powerful industrial base in the Adityapur Industrial Area. Jamshedpur is regarded as the industrial capital of Jharkhand.
Jamshedpur was ranked #252 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Jamshedpur has a population of over 1,599,000 people.