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Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand. Ranchi is one of the fastest developing cities in India. It has also been selected as one of the hundred cities of India to be developed into a smart city.

Ranchi is known as the city of waterfalls due to the many beautiful waterfalls in the city.

Ranchi is also famous for its ethnic handicrafts and metal works.



Until November 2000, Ranchi was part of Bihar. After the formation of Jharkhand as a separate state, Ranchi became part of Jharkhand. It also became the capital of Jharkhand. For a detailed history of Ranchi, visit this Wikipedia page.


What to do in Ranchi

If you’ve just moved to Ranchi, do keep some free time to explore this beautiful city. Since Ranchi is known as the ‘City of Waterfalls,’ visiting the many waterfalls in the city is a must. Ranchi is also well known for the delectable food found in the city. When in Ranchi, do try the local cuisine.


Things for Sight Seeing in Ranchi

There is no dearth of beautiful places to visit in Ranchi. If you’re a nature lover, some of the must-visit places are Tagore Hill, Kanke Dam, Nakshatra Van and Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park.

If you’re the religious types, do visit the Jagannath Temple, Pahari Mandir and Surya Temple.

If you have kids, some of the places they’ll enjoy visiting are Tribal Museum, Children Park, Jharkhand Wildlife and Ranchi Science Centre.


Shopping in Ranchi

When in Ranchi, do adorn your home with some local hand-made handicrafts and metal art works.

Some of the best places to buy these are Jharcraft, Gulfam Kashmir Handicrafts and Tribes India.

For buying everyday items and other things for the house, you can head to Nucleus Mall, JD HI Street Mall and Spring City Mall.


Buying Furniture in Ranchi

Looking to buy new furniture for your home in Ranchi? 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 Ranchi.

If you’re still looking to buy furniture, some of the best places in Ranchi are Manpuria Furniture Mart, King Furniture, Furniture Wala and Space Furniture.


Selling old stuff in Ranchi

Looking to sell off your old stuff after moving to the new house? If your furniture is in a good condition, you can easily sell it online. If you have wooden furniture, you can get in touch with a local furniture dealer to sell your furniture.

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 Ranchi

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 Ranchi

Some of the must-try local dishes in Ranchi are Litti Chokha, Pittha, Handia, Rugra and Malpua.

Some of the best restaurants in Ranchi are Moti Mahal Delux Tandoori Trail, Seventh Heaven, Kaveri Restaurant, FLY Kitchen, Yellow Sapphire and Lazeez Restaurant.


Education: Play schools to pre-university in Ranchi

Moving to Ranchi with school going kids? Some of the best schools in Ranchi are Loreto Convent School, Bishop Westcott Boys School, St. Anthonhy’s School, Kairali School and JVM Shyamali.

For college going children, Ranchi College, Doranda College Ranchi, Marwari College, Institute of Management Studies and SS Memorial College.


Networking opportunities in Ranchi

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 Ranchi 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 Ranchi

One of the major problems people in Ranchi face is garbage disposal. This is only getting worse due to the increasing population.

Another problem is the increasing traffic jam.

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Key Facts
Capital of the State of Jharkhand

  • Area: 175 km²
  • Elevation: 651 m
  • Population: 10.7 lakhs
  • Main Language: Hindi

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Ranchi experiences humid sub-tropical and tropical wet and dry climate. The three main seasons this city experiences are summer, winter and rainy season.

Ranchi 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:

Getting to Ranchi is very easy. There are regular flights from most major cities in India. Reaching Ranchi by train is also very easy. The major railway station here are Ranchi junction, Hatia, Ray, Ranchi Road and Namkon. There are regular trains from most major cities in India for getting to Ranchi.

Moving around the City:

For commuting within Ranchi, you can easily take the city bus, rickshaw or even hail a cab.

The public transport in Ranchi is quite reliable and easy to use.

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