Jamadoba is a charming neighbourhood located in the Dhanbad Sadar subdivision in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand state, India. Situated at an average elevation of 153 metres (501 feet), Jamadoba is known for its undulating uplands bustling with coalmines and the Damodar River, the most important river of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, flowing along the southern border.
One of the most famous places to visit in Jamadoba is the Tata park, maintained by TATA. Although the park remains open every day only for Tata employees and their families, on Sundays, all are allowed to visit the park from 4 pm to 7:30 pm. Many people visit this park for refreshment. The park is covered with plants and flowers, making it a good place for amusement for people residing there. Best of all, there is no charge for entering the park.
In terms of demographics, as of the 2001 India census, Jamadoba had a population of 33,981, with males constituting 54% of the population and females 46%. Jamadoba has an average literacy rate of 62%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 71%, while the female literacy rate is 51%.
The economy of Jamadoba primarily revolves around coal mining, with Tata Steel being one of the major players in the region. In fact, Tata Steel acquired six coal mines with metallurgical coal in the Jharia coalfield between 1910 and 1918, with Jamadoba being one of the locations.
Tata D.A.V School, Jamadoba, is an English-medium co-educational school established in 1987 and affiliated to the CBSE. DAV Centenary Public School is located at Baniahir Lodna Area, PO Bhaga, and S.B. High School is located in Jamadoba.
If you’re looking for an off-the-beaten-path travel destination in India, Jamadoba is definitely worth a visit. Its stunning landscapes, rich history, and unique culture make it an unforgettable experience for any traveler.