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Being at the forefront of technologyThe steel plant dominates the industrial landscape of the nation, regularly reinventing itself to stay in tune with the needs of tomorrow.

1907 - The site for India’s first steel plant is discovered, led by Sir Dorabji Tata, making history

1908 - 1915 - The plant takes shape as drawn up by construction engineering firms Messrs Julian Kennedy Sahlin & Co from Brussels, Belgium

1911 - India’s first blast furnace goes on stream

1912 - Steel making at India’s first steel plant begins with the production of the nation’s first ingot

1916 - The First World War triggers a spurt in demand, leading to the first extension scheme of the plant

1955 - Agreement signed with Kaiser Engineers for a 2 million tonne expansion programme

1992 - Commissioning of the highly automated G Blast Furnace with one million tonne annual capacity

2000 - Beginning of a new era with the introduction of Cold Rolling Mills

(inside image) 2012 - Adoption of stamp charging technology to produce high-strength blast furnace-grade coke
2016 - Commissioning of India’s largest greenfield steel plant at Kalinganagar, Odisha

2016 - 2018 - Focus on R&D reflected in multiple operational labs such as enGENE, HPC, PEARL, Sefondre & Alternative Materials

Sports, a way of lifeThe finest infrastructure and world-class training centres continue to nurture talent, often from the grassroots, and enable champions of tomorrow.

1920 - Sir Dorabji Tata steers India’s entry into the Olympics at Antwerp

1932 - Inter-departmental sports for women employees on Founder’s Day

1948 - Introduction of the Phiroz Kutar Challenge inter-departmental 11-a-side football league

1982 - Nine athletes from Tata Steel participate in the Asian Games, Delhi, winning a gold and a silver

1983 - First One Day International cricket match at Keenan Stadium between India and the West Indies

1984 - Tata Steel Adventure Foundation started by Ms Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to summit Mt. Everest

1984 - Super Soccer provides an opportunity to Indian players and coaches to witness gameplay of an international standard

1987 - Tata Football Academy is established to identify talent from the grassroots and nurture them into footballers

1989 - The Harlem Globetrotters, the world’s foremost exhibition basketball team, visits Jamshedpur

1991 - Home to various sports like football, archery, hockey and tennis, the JRD Tata Sports Complex opens

1996 - Tata Archery Academy is established to inspire local talent to achieve excellence in archery through scientific training

2002 - Tata Open Golf is instituted to raise the standard of Indian professional golf

2004 - Tata Athletics Academy is established with the objective of producing international level athletes

2017 - Jamshedpur Football Club is established to showcase the sporting ambitions of Jharkhand on the ISL stage

2018 - Naval Tata Hockey Academy is set up as a high-performance residential training facility

Celebrating perfect harmonySparkling with diversity, the city is home to festivals and landmarks of many faiths that co-exist to signify a tomorrow without boundaries.

1916 - St. George’s Church is set up on B. Road, Northern Town - evidence of our Founder’s belief in secularity

1932 - Kali Bari is built, housing one of the biggest idols of Goddess Durga in the city

1940 - Sakchi Masjid cames up in the heart of the city, its structure reminiscent of the grandeur of Mughal architecture

1960 - The Parsi Fire Temple is established when the holy fire from Cursetjee Manockjee Shroff Agiary in Bombay had to be shifted to the Steel City

1990 - Bhuvaneshwari Temple is founded by Swami Ranga Rajan Ji Maharaj, an ex-employee of Tata Motors

2014 - Jamshedpur Winter Fest began as a 4-month long unique, city-wide, fun-filled fiesta that is truly inclusive

2014 - Launch of Samvaad - a platform for exchanging ideas on tribal culture and attended by tribal communities from India and abroad

Nurturing knowledgeA cradle of education from its earliest days, the schools, colleges and institutes of the city mould minds, inspiring them to imagine a better tomorrow.

1915 - KMPM School or Perin School, as it is also known, is opened

1921 - JN Tata Vocational Training Institute, also known as Shavak Nanavati Technical Institute, is established to provide skill-based training

1945 - Sacred Heart Convent School is opened to young ladies of all faiths

1947 - Loyola School is started by Jesuit fathers who came all the way from Maryland, USA

1949 - XLRI is set up as a partner in India’s development journey with a vision of ‘renewing the face of the earth’

1949 - Cooperative College fills a critical need-gap in the city after Jamshedpur became a hub of industrial India.

1950 - The National Metallurgical Laboratory is inaugurated and dedicated to the nation by the then Prime Minister, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

1961 - Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College comes into being to fulfil the aspirations of Bihar & Jharkhand

A city with timeless appealCentres of recreation, both old-world and modern, rub shoulders next to lush green parks. The cityscape with tree-lined roads makes Jamshedpur a champion of tomorrow.

1913 - Tisco Institute is opened for interactive social entertainment and later merged with CNR Club to become United Club

1918 - Director’s Bungalow, previously a dilapidated building, is refurbished and goes on to play host to many visiting luminaries.

1920 - Beldih Club is born, spread over 4.85 acres of lush green, offering old world charm and heart-warming hospitality

1935 - A distinctive edifice with a unique polygonal architecture, Regal Mansion, which housed Regal Talkies, comes into being.

1939 - Named after John Keenan, a former GM at Tata Steel, Keenan Stadium is set up.

1940 - Boulevard Hotel, with its distinctive trellised façade, comes up to house American and British air men during World War II

1946 - Jamshedpur School of Art, one of the region’s top institutes of its kind, comes up in Kadma, offering advanced courses in fine arts

1958 - Jubilee Park is inaugurated and dedicated to the people of the city by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru to commemorate the golden jubilee of Tata Steel

1987 - The Tata Football Academy is launched with an array of facilities including a world-class gym, swimming pool, floodlit field, lecture rooms and residential quarters

1991 - JRD Tata Sports Complex is born, comprising a stadium with a seating capacity of 35,000 and training facilities for numerous sports

1992 - Built by architect extraordinaire Hafeez Contractor, the Centre for Excellence is inaugurated.

1994 - Tata Steel Zoological Park is opened on Founder’s Day - the first Indian zoo to house lions of African origin.

2009 - Jamshedpur Coin Museum is started in the heart of the city, showcasing coins both ancient and modern for numismatists, coin lovers and tourists

Sir Dorabji Tata Park is opened and its beautiful landscaping, exotic flowers and tastefully-lit fountains attract both locals and tourists

Best-in-class healthcareFrom being a 5-bed hospital, the Tata Main Hospital has grown in scale and stature over the years. Today, it is a multi-specialty entity equipped for tomorrow.

1908 - Tata Main Hospital [TMH] comes into being with a dispensary, five beds, a chief medical officer, a nurse and a compounder

1909 - The Hospital takes the first steps to expand, graduating from a single tent split into a dispensary and chief medical officer’s room

1919 - The Hospital functions with several more beds and OPD blocks, a far cry from the initial 80 sq. ft. premises

1932 - A pathology department and radiology department are set up

1932 - New wards are opened, including an emergency ward

1933 - A nurses’ hostel is constructed

1947 - TMH establishes an eye clinic, taking up the count to 320 beds, five dispensaries, a surgeon, several doctors and paramedical staff

1968 - 1974 - Bed strength is increased further over the years to 600 as TMH expands its operations

1974 - TMH played a stellar role in curbing the outbreak of small pox in Jamshedpur facilitating vaccinations

1989 - Inauguration of Burn Care Unit

1989 - Sketch of Burn Care Unit by Gauri, daughter of plastic surgeon Dr. R. Bharat who headed the Unit till his retirement

2018 - In addition to general wards, TMH offers intensive care to its patients and has nine operation theatres

2018 - TMH, today, is a 914-bed, secondary care hospital equipped with modern facilities and supported by satellite clinics located across the city