Jamshedpur is situated in the southern end of the state of Jharkhand in the East Singhbhum district. It is the 27th largest hindi speaking city of India, with a population of 6,30,000. The city is located on the Chota Nagpur plateau, at an average elevation of 135 meters, surrounded by the picturesque Dalma Hills that are covered with dense forests. The city is bordered by the rivers Swarnarekha and Kharkai on the north and west. Highest Employment in the district is in the Automobile and Cement Industries, in Mining, and in the Railways. East Singhbhum district has 63% Agricultural workers, 34% of the workers in Industry and Services, and 3% Household workers. The region is a large agricultural belt because of the availability of groundwater. Jamshedpur is home to Indias largest and oldest steel plant in India - Tata Steel, as the surrounding areas are rich in minerals such as iron ore, coal, manganese bauxite and lime. In 1919, Lord Chelmsford had named this former village of Sakchi, as Jamshedpur in honor of its founder, Jamsetji Tata. The city of Jamshedpur was the first planned Industrial city of India, and is functioning successfully even today without a municipal corporation.