Indore is situated on Malwa
Plateau in the central part of India. The history of the
city is associated with the famous Queen Devi Ahilya Holkar
of the Holkar dynasty, well known throughout the country for
her noble and pious nature and for her religious
Indore is the largest city of Madhya Pradesh
acting as a prominent educational, industrial and trading
centre of the state. It has a population nearing 20 lakhs.
It is well connected with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai
by road, rail and air.
Indore has over four thousand small and medium
industrial units and over thirty-five large industrial
units. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical industry
production centres of the country. Its neighbouring area of
Dewas has developed into a large industrial city
accommodating companies like Tata Exports, Gajra Gears,
Ranbaxy Laboratories, Standard Mills, etc. Its adjoining
area, Pithampur, is fast developing into "Detroit of
India" with the units of leading companies in India
like Hindustan Motors, Kinetic Honda, Eicher Motors, Bajaj
Tempo, Crompton Greaves, H.R.Johnson, Larson and Toubro
(L&T), Bridgestone etc. located therein.
Notably Indore has an ideal atmosphere as a place of education. It has well-established institutions in the Government and Private Sector offering top Class educational facilities. It has a modern yet conservative social outlook in that it is ready to absorb fresh ideas while it maintains cultural heritage through yearly activities. It has a metropolitan atmosphere and has absorbed people from all parts of India. Indore enjoys a pleasant climate all round the year making stay most comfortable.