THE RICE BOWL OF INDIA: RAIPUR
Raipur is the capital and the largest city in Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh a fairly new formed state, came into existence on November 1st, 2000.
Raipur is the upcoming business hub in Chhattisgarh promoted by the state government.
The city of Raipur is located near the centre of a large plain, sometimes referred as the “Rice Bowl of India”.
Capital of Chhattisgarh - Raipur, is the center of trade, economy and administration.
Chhattisgarh has an excellent means of transport which includes transportation by road, railways and air.
Raipur is surrounded by many National Highways - NH 6, NH 43, NH 200, NH 217, NH 12A, Asian Highway Number 46 – AH46 passes through Raipur.
Swami Vivekananda Airport is one of its kind in central India and presently connects Raipur to major Metro cities of India.
Raipur Junction (railway station) is situated on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line of the Indian Railways and is connected with major cities.
Raipur has become the educational hub of Central India . It is the only city in India which is home to IIM, NIT, AIIMS, IIT &Hidayatullah National Law University.
Chhattisgarh has emerged as one of the most preferred investment destinations in India. The state has been acclaimed as “one of the best fiscally managed states” by the Reserve Bank of India.
A resource-rich state, having enough source of electricity, steel & cement is one of the fastest-developing states in India. Chhattisgarh is the 10th largest state in India.
It is surrounded by Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Orissa, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.