Jamshedpur-The first Planned Industrial city in India.

Jamshedpur is the India’s first planned industrial city. Also refferd as a ‘The Steel City Of India’. In 1900, no one believed that India could ever get a company which produce steel. Then a man came with the idea to establish India’s very first steel company. In 1907 TISCO (Tata Iron And Steel Company) was established by Jamshetji Tata. It all started from a small village and now one of the most well planned and busy industrial city in India.

Today Tata steel is one of the world’s largest steel companies with a global annual crude steel production capacity of 34 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA). 

The company has manufacturing units in 26 countries and a commercial presence in over 50 countries. The ecompany is a diversified steel producer with major operations in India, Europe and South East.

In Europe, Tata Steel is amongst the largest steel producers with a crude steel production capacity of over 12.3 MnTPA. It established its presence in the European continent after acquiring Corus in 2007. With steelmaking facilities in the UK and Netherlands and downstream plants across Europe, it supplies high quality strip steel products to demanding markets such as automotive, construction, packaging and engineering.

Tata Steel’s extensive distribution network is the second largest in Europe. It provides processing, service, distribution and sales support for customers

In South-East Asia, Tata Steel operations began in 2004 with the acquisition of NatSteel, Singapore. In 2005, it acquired a majority stake in Thailand-based steelmaker Millennium Steel, which further strengthened its South-East Asian operations.

Industrial City

A city is called industrial city which consists of a cluster of stand-alone industrial facilities, all operating simultaneously. It is usually located on the outskirts of a city, and is normally provided with good transportation access, including road and rail. Industrial cities offer integrated infrastructure for the various plants in one location, which would regulate the operation of all existing processes. Moreover, all available service corridors that can accommodate water transport, access ports that allow corridors to be reached from within a plant facility, and any barriers that exist in between plants and corridor facilities need to be identified.

Jamshedpur is different among all industrial city.

In India, there are more than 100 industries but jamshedpur is different among all these industrial cities. Today in Jamshedpur, a wide variety of products such as outdoor vehicles, vehicles, electric power, construction equipment, industrial equipment, vehicles, mini-types, according to the size of a large number of small-sized sizes in this type of sector.

Automobiles & Machinery

Telco Colony is a major industrial center of the city. This place is Tata Motors. It is a township of Tata Motors. Tata Motors is the second major industry in Jamshedpur.

It was established in 1945 in Jamshedpur. It is in Telco Colony. This is the first plant of Tata Motors. The plant covers a large part of the telco colony. It is one of the largest plants of Tata Motors and it manufactures commercial vehicles.

Steel and Iron Company

The largest industry in Jamshedpur belongs to Tata Steel (erstwhile Tata Iron and Steel Company or TISCO). Tata Steel is the oldest as well as the largest iron and steel producing plant in India. It is also India’s first as well as Asia’s first steel factory.

It is located almost in the center of the city and occupies about 1/5 of the entire city area. It serves as a major center for the industries of the city of Jamshedpur, a large number of which have direct or indirect links with it.


JUSCO was formed in 2004 it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata steel, engaging in management , Construction, Operation and Maintainence of Township and utilities of Jamshedpur.

JUSCO is today India’s only comprehensive urban infrastructure service provider. A Tata Enterprise, its services focus on the Tata Group Purpose “to improve the quality of life of the communities we serve”.

The Group purpose is reflected in JUSCO’s Mission of providing “quality services for life”. Its services include Engineering Construction Procurement (EPC), Power Distribution, Integrated Township Management, Operation & Maintenance (O&M) and Real Estate. JUSCO works alongside civic bodies, large and small industries, local government bodies, communities and individuals to deliver value through sustainable solutions.

Industrial Hub – Adityapur

It is an industrial area located in Adityapur, which is also called Industrial hub of Jamshedpur. It is one of the largest industrial areas not only in the eastern region but also in the whole of India. Before Noida, it was the largest industrial area in the country. The sector mainly has a large number of small and medium scale industries along with a few large scale industries.

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