Ranchi is the capital of the newly formed state of Jharkhand- The Land of Forests. The City is named after a local bird ‘Rinchi’, mostly found in and around the famous “Pahadi Mandir”, the Hill Temple in Ranchi.
Located on the southern part of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, Ranchi is richly endowed with enviable natural beauty and picturesque environs. It has numerous waterfalls located in the close vicinity of the city and is known as the ‘City of Waterfalls and Lakes’. Because of its hilly topography, it enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Ranchi is blessed with mineral resources in abundance and is known as the “Manchester of the East”. It accounts for nearly eighteen percent of the national mineral production. With six industrial areas, it is an integral part of the industrial setup of the state of Jharkhand along with Jamshedpur and Bokaro.
It’s a city of industrious and enterprising people, drawn from all corners of Jharkhand and neighbouring states. Always known as an industrial hub, the recent years have also witnessed an explosion of service industries such as marketing, media, healthcare, education etc. The potential of Ranchi as a future powerhouse of the country’s economy has been duly recognized by businesses and government alike, with Ranchi receiving significant investments from both and is fast developing into an economic hub. Boasting of one of the highest growth rates in GDP and job creation among upcoming Indian cities, Ranchi has witnessed a tremendous transformation into a dynamic city pulsating with the dynamism of its people and is a city of India’s future.