Fondly referred to as the Orange City and the Tiger Capital of India, Nagpur, is the second capital of Maharashtra. It is also the biggest city besides Mumbai and Pune.
It is the 9th largest urban agglomeration in India and the largest city in Vidarbha Region.
Nagpur is a major commercial and political centre of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.
In terms of location it is right at the centre of India. So when you are in Nagpur, you are connected to the centre of this country.
MIHAN - The Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) is a project for the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur.
Being one of the largest economical development projects under construction in India today, Mihan is poised to transform Nagpur into a major cargo hub taking advantage of its centralized location geographically.
Koradi Thermal Power Station and Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station are two major thermal power stations located near Nagpur and operated by MSPGCL.
Nagpur is a major education hub in Central India. Nagpur has the best literacy rate, 93.13%, among cities with more than 25 lakhs population in India. Nagpur has 3 state universities.
With an affluent and highly literate population, Nagpur is a very great city to set up one's business and tap on the huge potential in this location.
The Hingna industrial estate in West Nagpur has more than Nine Hundred SMEs functioning from there. Amongst them are the tractor manufacturing plant of Mahindra and Mahindra, casting units of NECO Ltd, International Combustion, Bajaj Auto group, Candico - which is the country's 2nd biggest confectionery manufacturing plant, Bharat Containers which produces making aluminium aerosol cans, Ajanta toothbrushes, Sanvijay Group and many more.
One of India's most loved ice cream brands, Dinshaws, has its manufacturing base here in Nagpur apart from other equally admired brands like Indian dry food manufacturer Haldiram's, Indian ready-to-cook food manufacturer Actchawa and Ayurvedic products company Vicco and Baidyanath.
Mining is major activity in Nagpur given its bountiful natural resources and naturally you find some of the biggest mining giants like Western Coalfields Limited, here.