Ranchi is the capital of the state of Jharkhand and accounts for nearly eighteen percent of the national mineral resources of India. It is located in the Chhotanagpur valley at an altitude of 2,150 feet above sea level. The picture perfect location includes waterfalls, hills, and lush green valleys. Its cool climate and various attractions of historical importance make it a popular tourist destination. Ranchi used to be the summer capital and health resort of erstwhile Bihar state with its scenic surroundings and crisp mountain air. After India gained independence, Ranchi continued to grow and a number of industrial facilities were located in and around the city. Now it is the hub of commercial and trade activities in Jharkhand and much of eastern India, along with other two industrial townships of Jamshedpur and Bokaro, it completes the industrial structure of Jharkhand. It is 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. The City is named after a local bird `Rinchi’, mostly found in and around the famous `Pahadi Mandir’, the Hill Temple of Ranchi. Located in the southern part of the Chhotanagpur Plateau, Ranchi is richly endowed with enviable natural beauty and picturesque environs. It has numerous `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’. Ranchi is well connected with other metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai.