As the first true industrial city in India, Jamshedpur has set benchmarks for many others that have come up thereafter. It has been conferred the ISO Certification for its civic and municipal services and rated as the second best city in the Country as per the survey conducted by ORG Marg Nielsen on quality of life index.
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Being a city that stays updated with time, Jamshedpur never misses out on any of the major festivals and events. While all major festivals are celebrated wholeheartedly, the indigenous events of Jamshedpur deserve special mention. Here there is something to suit everybody’s special interest or hobby. So just as you have an annual golf tournament for enthusiasts, you also have a flower show to display a particularly magnificent bloom. In this section you may check out the different events that happen in Jamshedpur throughout the year.

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Tata Steel Founder's Day

3rd March, the Birth Anniversary of Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata

Jamshedpur, named after the Founder of the Tata Group, never fails to celebrate his Birth Anniversary on March 3, every year. Conceptualised by Mr. D.M. Madan, Founder’s Day was first celebrated by Tata Steel on March 3, 1932. Since then, a representative style of commemorating this day has evolved, with participation from senior management of the Group, employees of Tata Steel and the people of Jamshedpur alike. The entire town becomes festive with a series of events organised to mark the day

 

Steel City Golf Tournament

This happens during the month of January

On account of its increasing popularity, the Steel City Golf Tournament today dwells permanently on the City’s annual calendar. Not only the tournament, but also the festivities that follow generate much excitement among enthusiasts.

 

Art-in-Industry Camp

This happens during the month of January – February

Art lovers in the city get a chance to see the works of renowned artists from across the Country at a three-day camp organised by Tata Steel at the Centre for Excellence.

 

Gram Shree Mela

This happens during the month of March

Organised with the objective of bringing the sellers and the buyers to a common platform, this mela is an ideal means to create a market for the rural artisans. It facilitates the marketing of farm produce and other rural products through stalls that put up the wares. The 18th Gram Shree Mela, hosted by Tata Steel and sponsored by Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART), was held at Gopal Maidan, Bistupur.

 

Jamshedpur International Film Festival

This happens during the month of April

Jamshedpur Film Festival is an annual event organised by city-based premier cineclub, Celluloid Chapter. The 15th Jamshedpur International Film Festival was inaugurated on April 18, 2010 with the screening of award-winning director Rituparno Ghose's Bengali movie "Abahaman".

 

Santhali Film Festival

This happens during the month of May

Films by upcoming directors in the ‘Santhali’ language are screened for the public. It is a popular event and one that promotes the tribal language through a medium that one easily associates with.

 

P.N. Bose- Birth Anniversary Celebrations

This happens during the month of May

This tribute marks the birth anniversary (May 12th) of the man whose very own research for iron ore deposits led the Founder, J N Tata, to put up an industrial base in Sakchi, now a part of the steel city of Jamshedpur.

 

Environment Day

This happens during the month of June

In commitment to build environmental concern among masses, the Company launched a pan-India campaign called ‘Greenfection’ in partnership with WWF on Environment Day 2010 (June 5th). Myriad activities like tree plantation and distribution of free saplings were undertaken in the city.

 

SHORTS Film Festival

This happens during the month of July

Young talent comes down from various parts of the Country to compete in the National Short Film Festival. The film festival is jointly organised by Tata Steel and Celluloid Chapter.

 

JRD Tata Inter School Quiz

This happens during the month of July

About 50 students from schools across Jamshedpur are presented with a deeper insight into the life and times of JRD Tata during the Annual Inter School JRD Tata Quiz competition. The event is held on JRD’s Birth Anniversary.

 

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