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Dhanbad is a city in the state of Jharkhand. It is the second most populated city in Jharkhand.

Dhanbad is popular for the coal mines in the city and is known as the Coal Capital of India.

Being a city rich in minerals, the name Dhanbad is derived from the Hindi words ‘Dhan’ which means wealth and ‘Abad’ which means abundance.



Until November 2000, Dhanbad was part of Bihar. After the formation of Jharkhand as a separate state, Dhanbad became part of Jharkhand.


What to do in Dhanbad

Dhanbad is a beautiful city with loads of places to explore. During your stay in the city, do keep your weekends free to visit the local attractions and try out the local cuisine.


Things for Sight Seeing in Dhanbad

Some of the must-visit places in Dhanbad are Maithon Dam, Kalyaneshwar Mandir, Panchet Dam, Jharia and Bhatinda Falls.


Shopping in Dhanbad

Once you’ve moved to Dhanbad, you’ll surely need to buy groceries, vegetables and knick-knacks for the house.

Some of the best places to go shopping are City Square, Ozone Galleria Mall, Ozone Plaza, Shankar Mall and Shanti Bhawan.


Buying Furniture in Dhanbad

Looking to buy new furniture for your home in Dhanbad? How about renting furniture instead?

With Glovve’s furniture rental services, you can easily rent the latest and trendiest furniture. Keep it for as long as you want. Return it when you don’t need it anymore. Isn’t that the simplest way to adorn your new home with the best furniture without burning a hole in your pocket?

Learn more about Glovve’s furniture rental services before you move to Dhanbad.

If you’re still looking to buy furniture, some of the best places in Dhanbad are Mobel Furniture, Furniture World, Bishnu Furnitures and Rana Furnico.


Selling old stuff in Dhanbad

Selling your old stuff will help you create more space for new things. Decorate your new home with new things.

Don't wish to sell your old furniture because it's too dear to discard? Or you think you might need it again, later?

Why not store it somewhere safe? Glovve's Home Storage Solution lets you store your furniture or anything you don't need safely. Take it back whenever you want. Isn't that a great way to save space at your new home?


Getting things done in Dhanbad

If you thought packing and moving is the most difficult part of the move, you’re wrong. Setting up your new home and getting things in order is equally stressful.

How do you manage everything in a city you know little about?

Wouldn’t it be awesome if someone experienced were to help you do it right?

With Glovve’s home settling-in services, we help you with everything you need. Whether you are looking for a plumber, carpenter, maid, internet service provider or even school for your kids.


Restaurants & Eateries in Dhanbad

Looking to eat out at Dhanbad? There are some really nice restaurants in Dhanbad serving some lip-smacking delicacies.

Some of the most popular restaurants in Dhanbad are WhatsApp Restuarant, Hong Kong Restaurant, Aranya’s, London Street Bistro and Rang De Basanti Restaurant.


Education: Play schools to pre-university in Dhanbad

The quality of education in Dhanbad is considered to be quite good. If you have school going children, it is best to look for a school near your home.

Some of the best options are, Delhi Public School, DAV Pubic School, Dhanbad City School, Rajkamal Saraswati Vidya Mandir and Dhanbad Public School.

If you have college going children, they can pick a college depending on their stream of study. Some of the well-known colleges in Dhanbad are P.K Memorial College, Law College Dhanbad, BSS Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Raja Shiv Prasad College and Gurunanak College.


Networking opportunities in Dhanbad

Feeling homesick in the new city? One of the best way to get over this feeling is by meeting likeminded people and making new friends.

If you’ve moved to Dhanbad for work, you can strike a friendship with work colleagues.

Since you both work in the same fields, it is likely that you both have similar interests.

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The Woes of Dhanbad

Dhanbad is known for it’s coal mines. One of the major problem the city faces is pollution caused by dumping of by-products from the mines and industries.

This not only causes air and water pollution but is also a major environmental hazard.

But people and the Government has realised the intensity of the problem and have been taking steps to prevent it.

Like any other city, Dhanbad also has its share of problems. While it shouldn’t deter you from moving to Dhanbad, you should certainly keep these issues in mind.

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Key Facts
Capital of the State of Jharkhand

  • Area: 2,052 km²
  • Elevation: 222 m
  • Population: 11.6 lakhs
  • Main Language: Hindi

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Dhanbad experiences humid sub-tropical and tropical wet and dry climate.

The three main seasons this city experiences are summer, winter and rainy season.

Dhanbad receives heavy rainfall.

Summer starts from the last week of March and ends in mid-June. This is followed by rainy season, which lasts up to September.

Winter starts in October and lasts till March.

Moving into the city:

Dhanbad doesn’t have an airport of its own. The nearest airport for reaching Dhanbad is Ranchi, which is 121 kms away.

Reaching Dhanbad by train is the most convenient option. The major station here is the Dhanbad Junction. There are regular trains to Dhanbad from most major cities of India.

Getting to Dhanbad by bus is also very easy. The city is well connected by road to most major cities of India.

Moving around the City:

For commuting within the city, you can easily hail an auto-rickshaw or an e-rickshaw. People are increasingly realising the environmental benefits of taking an e-rickshaw over an auto-rickshaw and are opting for that, instead.

Cabs and other modes of public transport like state Government-run bus services are also available for commuting within Dhanbad.

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