Nagpur is a fast-growing metropolis of Maharashtra and is also one of the most industrialized cities of India. Nagpur is one of the biggest trade centers for oranges and is therefore called the Orange City. In the IT world, this city has carved its name as one of the most important ones. Most of the people living here are employed in government offices, state as well as central. In terms of competitiveness, Nagpur is ranked 11th among all the cities of India, according to a recent report by Institute for Competitiveness. The RBI has two branches here, where one of the branches houses all the gold assets of the central bank. Mining is a major economic activity here. Major medium and small industries are located in the MIDC industrial areas.
Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity
The Nagpur Airport is officially called Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. On an average this airport handles 4,000 passengers on a daily basis. The major flights operating from here include Air India, JetKonnect, Jet Airways, IndiGo, GoAir, and Air Arabia. Some of the most important destinations are Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Jaipur, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Srinagar, Pune, Goa, Indore, Raipur, etc.
Airport facilities available here include free trolley services, X-ray scanners, shops having clothes, jewellery, and books, eateries (foods, snacks, and beverages), duty-free shops, etc. Taxis and rental cars are available from the airport. The bus stand and railway station are also located nearby.
More Information on Nagpur
This place is spread over and area of 218 sq km and has a population of 2,405,421. The languages spoken in Nagpur are Marathi, Hindi, and English. The must-visit places here are:
- Dhamma Chakra Stupa
- Futala Lake
- Ambazari Lake
- Maharaj Bagh
- Musical Garden
- Telankadi Lake
- Ramtek Fort Temple
- Bohra Masjid
October to March is the best time for visiting Nagpur.