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Home to 40% of India's mineral wealth

Jharkhand is home to one of India's largest commercial manufacturing units by Tata Motors.

The state is the second largest iron ore deposits.

The country's oldest and one of the largest steel plants, operated by the world's 10th largest steel manufacturer - Tata steel, is located in Jamshedpur. Plenty of business opportunities in Jamshedpur, including auto-component industries, power projects, and cement plants, can be explored as metals and minerals such as steel and coal are highly available. Jharkhand has an installed power capacity of approximately 3000 MW. 

Jharkhand is endowed with a wide variety of natural resources and is one of the most attractive destinations for setting up mineral-based units because of its vast mineral reserves and an industrious workforce. Around 30% of Jharkhand’s geographical area is covered with highly bio-diverse forests, thus affording ample opportunities for the development of Minor Forest Produce-based industries and AYUSH centric units. The State has a rich presence of major Industrial houses, a number of reputed educational institutes and centres of excellence in the field of management, science and technology.


Largest producer of Tasar silk in India

Horticulture Crops

2nd largest producer of horticulture crops


Contributes over 20%-25% to India's total steel production

Textiles & Apparel

Textile, Apparel and Footwear

Jharkhand Government had announced the Textile and Apparel Policy, 2016 to strengthen the entire value-chain of the textile industry through capital infusion, technology transfer, skill up gradation and handholding

Jharkhand is being developed as a textile hub. There has been phenomenal growth in Sericulture Sector and the state has the highest production of Tasar silk in India. Jharkhand primarily exports Tasar silk to the US, the UK, Germany, France, Turkey, Japan, Australia, Sweden and Switzerland. In addition to silk weaving, the State has taken adequate measures for the revival of cotton wool weaving.

Agro-Food Processing and Meat Processing Industries

Agro-Food Processing and Meat Processing Industries

More than 5,000,000 MT vegetables are produced in Jharkhand, which is about 6% of the total national production of vegetables, and 30%-35% of this production is surplus and available for export/ processing

The output of meat has increased in the state to 88 Thousand Tonnes in 2021-22. The production of meat has shown an upward trend in last nine years and accordingly state government is planning to promote.



Jharkhand is one of the richest mineral zones in the world and a leading industrial state in eastern India. The state has a share of roughly 40% in the total mineral resources of the country

The state is one of the leading producers of coal, iron ore, copper ore, mica and cobalt. It also accounts for about 25% of total steel production in India. The state offers investment opportunities in the manufacturing of exploration equipment, mining exploration vehicles, processing and refining equipment, and transportation vehicles.

West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand contributes 26% of total Iron ore (Hematite) deposits of India. The state holds number one position in coal resources (27%) in India and sole producer of non coking coal.

Automobile and Auto-Components

Automobile and Auto-Components

Tata Motors, one of India’s leading automobile companies, began manufacturing of commercial vehicles in the early 1950s at Jamshedpur

More than 600 auto ancillary industries have been subsequently set up at Adityapur, Jamshedpur to cater to the needs of automobile companies. It has generated direct employment for more than twenty-five thousand individuals and several times of it as indirect employment.

The Government of Jharkhand intends to steer its policy to enable e-vehicle and spare part and ancillary unit manufacturing in the state and provide a robust institutional landscape to invite e-vehicle manufacturers to the state.



The state of Jharkhand has identified the Pharmaceutical sector as a Thrust Sector in its Industrial Policy.

The state is contributing 5% of the market in East India and 1% of the overall Indian Pharmaceutical Market. With a burgeoning population, outstanding tertiary healthcare infrastructure, exceptional locational advantage and state-of-the-art infrastructure such as the Pharma Park at Ranchi spread over 35 acres of land with 55 dedicated plots for MSME and non-MSME units, Jharkhand has the natural advantage to emerge as the ‘Pharmacy of East India’. 



Jharkhand state is endowed with rich cultural heritage and bestowed liberally with bounties of nature

A fascinating State with luxuriant forest, captivating wildlife, enthralling waterfalls, exquisite handicrafts, sprawling water bodies, enchanting classical and folk dances and music and above all hospitable and peace-loving people.

The State Government actively encourages both-Indian and foreign private investment/ participation in tourism infrastructure projects. The Government is also be prepared to participate in joint ventures for such infrastructure development project.

Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM)

Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM)

A state-of-the-art Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) under the scheme of the Government of India related electronic park constructed in Adityapur

It is spread over on 82.49 acres of land. Out of total area 82.49 acres of land, 49 acres of land will be used by 51 units to produce electronic related products.

The government of Jharkhand introduced the “Jharkhand ESDM Policy 2016” to establish a selfreliant Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Industry that caters to domestic needs besides gaining a foothold in the international market. The policy features include the development of human resources, creation of local demand for electronic products, promotion of ESDM companies in the State, creation of ecosystem for innovation and promotion of R&D.


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About 41.9% of Jharkhand's population is in the working age group of 15-59 years

Jharkhand, the 14th most populated state in India, is home to about 2.6% of the country's total population. The state's population of 33 Mn is equivalent to the population of Poland.

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