Jharkhand the 28th state of India was come into existence on 15 November 2000 on the eve of birth anniversary of the legendary Bhagwan Birsa Munda, an Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader, and the folk hero of the renowned Munda tribe.
Jharkhand is famous for its rich mineral resources such as Uranium, mica, bauxite, granite, gold, silver, graphite, magnetite, dolomite, fireclay, quartz, feldspar, coal (35% of Indian reserves), iron, copper (20% of Indian reserves) etc. Forests and woodlands covered more than 29% of the state which is amongst the highest in India.
Jharkhand coupled with stunning valleys, waterfalls, wildlife, rich history, culture, festivals, music, and dance, Jharkhand is a place of unadulterated delight. Its rich cultural heritage has a multifaceted and glorious history with evidence of human habitation since pre-historic times. Today, nearly two-fifth of the population still consists of various indigenous people with Santhal, Oraon (Kurukh), Munda, Kharia and Ho as the key tribal groups.