CHAKRADHARPUR AND NEARBY AREA


ABOUT
Chakradharpur is a town with a municipality in West Singhbhum district in the state of Jharkhand, India. It is located on the Chota Nagpur Plateau 62 kilometres west of Jamshedpur, 115 kilometres south of Ranchi, 101 kilometres east of Rourkela and 24 kilometres north of Chaibasa (which is the district headquarters). The town serves the mineral-rich areas of Jharkhand and Odisha, as well as the cement, steel and limestone industries in the region. The major languages spoken in this area are Bengali, Oriya, Gujarati, Hindi, English, Santali, Kurmali, Telugu, Urdu, Punjabi, and Tribal language Ho. Major inhabitants of the town are railway employees. It has a large share of area covered with railway establishments, primarily employees' quarters. It has scenic views and secluded landscapes in the periphery. In the Indian Independence perspective, Chakradharpur had been the place for freedom fighters like Raja Arjun Singh Deo, Jagabandhu Pattanayak (Jaggu Dewan), Pandit Gopabandhu Dash, Pundit Godabarish Mishra, Rahim Bux and Fakeer Chand supporting Gandhiji for his non-cooperation movement and Khilafat Movement by Maulana Mazharul Haque against British Raj in 1920. This is one of the Railway divisions generating huge profits in goods freight sector. It is also known as CKP named after its Railway Station code. It is the divisional headquarters of Chakradharpur Railway Division in South Eastern Railway Zone (India) with a huge historical touch of tribal area of Chotanagpur. Chakradharpur is close to boundaries of two neighbouring states Odisha and West Bengal. It is enriched with huge amount of natural resources like rivers, mountain valleys, and forest reserves.
 

Jubilee Park
Jubilee Park at Tata encompasses a total area of 237.75 acres. The Moghul Garden of Jubilee Park has been modeled on the lines of the Brindavan Garden of Mysore which displays about thousand rare kinds of roses of different colors and sizes. The most attractive feature of Jubilee Park is the colorful fountains, which is situated at the middle of the Park. The other prominent tourist attractions within the Jubilee Park are Jayanti Sarovar, Foliage Park, Tata Steel Zoological Park and Smriti Udyan. The Upvan of Jubilee Park is an ideal picnic spot and is suitable to spend some time with family and friends.The Jubilee Park wears a decorative look on the birth anniversary of the founder of Jamshedpur, Shri Jamshedji Tata.The famous architects, Mr. B.S. Nirody and Mr. G. H. Krumbiegel, had designed the Jubilee Park of Jamshedpur.
Dimna Lake at Tata is an artificial lake in Jamshedpur, which is situated at around 13 km from the city. This lake lies at the foot hills of Dalma Mountain ranges. The Dimna Lake is important for the city, as it serves like a water reservoir for the steel plant and the main drinking water source. This lake is half an hour drive away from the main city and can be visited by a cab or a bus. It is located in the Mirzadih Panchayat of Patamda Block and was constructed by the Tata Steel. Tourists can visit this place in winters between November and February. There are boating and other water sports facilities provided including jet skiing and rowing in this lake.
Dimna Lake


Dalma Hills
Located near Tata a height of 3000 feet above sea level, the exotic ranges of Dalma Hills are at a short distance of just 13 km from the main city of Jamshedpur. The luxuriant dense forests, the swift flowing Subarnarekha River and the vast reserve of wildlife in the wildlife sanctuary represent the beautiful Dalma Hills. The Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary houses several rare and endangered species of wild life like barking deer, leopards, sloth beers, elephants, porcupines and tigers. Dalma Hills provide the tourists with a breath taking view of the surrounding areas. The Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary offers the tourists with an opportunity to explore the natural habitats of the wild creatures. The salubrious weather coupled with the rich natural splendor of the Dalma Hills casts a magical spell on the tourists.
Tata Steel Zoological Park is situated in the corner most area of Jubilee Park. This zoo is known for its 'Safari Park', which enables tourists to drive through the wooden area, where animals roam freely. Tourists can also visit the Nature Education Centre in the zoo, which gives information about the zoo animals. Other things to do in this zoo are to take a boat ride in the Jubilee Lake and walk along the Nature Trail.
Tata Steel Zoological Park

Hudco Lake
Situated in the midst of enchanting landscape of Telco Colony, Hudco Lake is one of the prominent Jamshedpur tourist attractions. Easily accessible from all parts of the city, Hudco Lake draws several tourists who are enthralled by the captivating sight of the place. The Hudco Lake is an ideal place to spend some time with family and friends. Far from the hustle bustle of the busy streets of Jamshedpur, the calm and pleasant ambience of the beautiful lake relieves the tourists from the stress and strains of routine life. The beautiful Hudco Lake and the Sumant Mulgaonkar Park is a perfect place for nature lovers. The tourists can explore the natural scenic beauty of the place by boating in the crystal clear water of the Hudco Lake. The luxuriant garden of the Sumant Mulgaonkar Park is an ideal place for organizing picnics.
Located near to attractive Jubilee Park in Jamshedpur, Russi Modi Center for Excellence is a complex enclosing many professional organizations in Jamshedpur. This building structure is adorable with its architectural style and beauty. This was constructed under the leadership of renowned architect Hafeez Contractor. This impressive structure was designed as the formal entrance to the Jubilee Park and presently this center houses the Archives of Tata Steel, a worthy collection of origin and evolution of the one of the largest industries in the world. This is a favorite place for management students to understand the management practices required to bring up a spectacular industry and continue to in the high echelons.
Centre for Excellence

Sir Dorabji Tata Park
Sri Dorabji Tata Park of Jamshedpur lies near the Keenan Stadium of the city. One of the notable places of Jamshedpur tourist attractions, Sri Dorabji Tata Park draws several tourists who are enchanted with its captivating beauty. The sprawling gardens, colorful flowers and artificial fountains represent the beautiful park of Sri Dorabji Tata. This well known park of Jamshedpur derived its name from Sri Dorabji Tata, who was one of the pioneers of the Tata Iron and Steel Company. The local population of Jamshedpur visit Sri Dorabji Tata Park on weekends to refresh their mind from the stress and tensions of regular life. The illuminated fountains of the park are an added attraction for the tourists. The park is an ideal place to spend time with family and friends.

Domohani or River's Meet in Jamshedpur offers the nature lovers with a unique opportunity to experience the convergence of two swift flowing rivers of Subarnarekha and Kharkhai.Situated at the north western corner of Jamshedpur, Domohani or River's Meet draws numerous tourists from far and wide who are enthralled and enchanted with the bewitching natural scenic beauty of the place. Encircled by luxuriant green fields, the tall trees of Eucalyptus add to the charm of the beautiful place of Domohani. The place provides the tourists with a unique scope to experience the sunrise on the river side of Domohani. A delight for the nature lovers, the place of River's Meet rejuvenates the mind, body and soul of the visitors with a fresh bout of renewed energy and vigor. River's Meet is flocked by local tourists during weekends. The place is ideal for spending some time with family and friends in the midst of nature.
Rivers Meet

Parsee Fire Temple
The Parsee Fire Temple in Jamshedpur was installed in the year 1960 and is situated at one corner of the Jubilee Park with lovely flowering bushes, creeps, rose and seasonal plants. It is here where the Parsees worship the holy fire. This Parsee temple was built on 3rd March, the birthday of Jamshedji Tata. The fire has an interesting history. It has been burning in the Cursetjee Manockjee Shroff Agairy of the khades Parsee in Bombay since 1790. The trustee of the agairy, who had fallen on lean days was finding it difficult to keep the holy fire burning and approached the Parsees of Jamshedpur to establish the Cursetjee Manockjee Shroff Agairy here. The offer was accepted and the setting up of the agiary fulfilled the long cherished dream of the Parsees of Jamshedpur to have their place of worship in the Steel city.