Nagpur, Fondly known as the Orange city of India, Geographically located at the Centre of country, identified as the home of the zero mile monument.
Nagpur is the winter capital and the third largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra and largest city of central India. It has one of the highest literacy rate of 91.92% among all the urban agglomerations in India and one of the proposed Smart Cities from Maharashtra.
Nagpur also famous for Deekshabhoomi, the largest hollow stupa among all Buddhist Stupas in the world. Here Dr. B. R. Ambedkar along with nearly 500,000 followers converted to Buddhism. This was one of the first mass religious conversions in the history of India.
Nagpur is the seat of the annual winter session of the Maharashtra state assembly,“Vidhan Sabha”. It is a major commercial and political centre of the Vidharbha region of Maharashtra.According to a survey by ABP News-Ipsos, Nagpur has been tagged as the best city in India by topping the liveability, greenery, public transport, and health care indices.The city has been adjudged as the 20th cleanest city in India and the top mover in the western zone as per Swachh Sarvekshan 2016.
Nagpur is also called the “Tiger Capital of India”as it connects many tiger reserves in India to the world. It is among the important cities for the information technology sector in Maharashtra.