Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya
Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of the River Khan and Sarawati. The
two rivulets unite at the center of the city where a small temple of
Sangamnath or Indreshwar exists. The city of Indore derived its name
from the deity itself. At an altitude of 553 m above sea level on the
Malwa Plateau, this city is nearly the heart of the nation. With growing
population, the city is expanding rapidly and so is its tourism
industry. Travel to Indore city will present a blissful blend of the
past and the future.
Indore is known for its architectural splendor. The tales of the
glorious past are narrated by these splendid historical monuments and
cast a magical spell on the visitors. Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar was a great
architectural patron and spent a lot of money on the construction of
many temples across the nation. The queen is taken in great regard by
the people and as a tribute; her statue was built in the center of the
city, near Rajwada. Apart from being a historical city, Indore is also
the commercial capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Indore is a host to many industries, like automobile, textile, IT etc.
With latest technological advancements, the city is about to become the
IT hub of the state of MP. Other than this, there are a number of
educational institutes in Indore which are amongst the best in the
country. The first and foremost is IIM Indore, which is amongst the
pioneer management institutes in India. With world class facilities, the
institute produces world acclaimed professionals.
Ahilya Vishwa Vidyalaya
of the city was established in the year
1964 and today, it is one of the most renowned universities of India.
The university offers a number of varied courses and attracts a huge
number of students from all the corners of the nation. It has made
Indore a center of learning. The increasing influx of students and
people to Indore has given it a cosmopolitan lifestyle. As a result,
Indore is progressing fast. It is famous for its food, festival and
handicrafts. People are very simple here and enjoy life. So, one can say
Indore is the most appropriate place for spending quality time and
relishing the experience.