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Dates : 12th - 16th October 2022 | Venue : Hotel Le Meridien, Nagpur

About The Orange City


Nagpur with its zero-mile marker is the precise geographical center of India. Colloquially referred to as orange city, it has also the claim of being the second greenest city of India. The second Capital of Maharashtra is fast emerging as a commercial hub. This 319 years old city (1702 AD-2021 AD) exemplifies a unique blend of antiquity and modernity.
Formally declared as the tiger capital of India, Nagpur is the Gateway city to some of the most popular wild life destination like Tadoba Tiger Reserve, Kanha National Park, Pench National Park and Many more across central India where one can come face to face with the elusive Tiger.
Being the geographical center of India, Nagpur automatically becomes the meeting point of many travel routes with the best air and rail connectivity with all major cities of India.
Also, the city is counted among the most secure cities of the country; and hence, India’s majority gold asset is kept in Nagpur’s Branch of Reserve Bank of India. The city is taking sturdy steps towards growth and development.

Nagpur is surrounded by many tiger reserves and acts as a gateway, hence called Tiger capital of India. Tiger reserves such as Pench Tiger Reserve is situated around 90 km from the city and can be reached through NH44 in Nagpur – Jabalpur road.
Umred Karhandla Wildlife Sanctuary, Bor Wildlife Sanctuary, Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, Navegaon National Park, Melghat Tiger Reserve and Kanha Tiger Reserve(MP) are the other tiger reserves which are located at a radius of 200 km from the city. The city has its own reserved forest area at Seminary Hills and Gorewada.
Notably Maharashtra's oldest and largest National Park, the "Tadoba National Park", also known as the "Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve" is one of India's 47 project tiger reserves existing in India. It lies in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state and is approximately 150 km from Nagpur city. The total area of the tiger reserve is 1,727, which includes the Tadoba National Park, created in the year 1955.

Kasturchand Park

One of the biggest meeting places in Nagpur city, Kasturchand Park is situated at about 1 km. from central railway station. It is the most popular place when it comes to holding big processions in the city. In fact, a lot of trade shows and fairs are also organized in the park owing to the space available here. The park is always thriving with all sorts of activities the entire year.

Nagardhan Fort

Nagardhan, situated 38 kms northeast of Nagpur and about 9kms south of Ramtek, is an old town founded by a Suryavanshi King. Main attraction of Nagardhan is the Nagardhan Fort, supposed to be built by Raja Raghuji Bhonsle, a maratha king of the Bhonsale dynasty. The square shaped palace inside the fort has an outer rampart with bastions and had an inner wall surrounding the buildings. The main gate of the fort on the north-west side is still in good condition. Inside the fort, nearby the palace there is a well which has two levels underground for people to stay with proper rooms. It also houses an idol of goddess Durga

Sitabuldi Fort

Sitabuldi Fort in Nagpur Sitabuldi fort, site of the 1817 Battle of Sitabuldi, is located atop a small hillock in the middle of Nagpur. The fort was built by Appa Sahib or Mudhoji II Bhonsle of the Kingdom of Nagpur, just before he fought against the British East India Company during the Third Anglo-Maratha War. The area surrounding the hillock is now known as Sitabuldi and is an important commercial hub for Nagpur.
Inside the fort one can find graves of numerous British soldiers and a cell where Mahatma Gandhi was imprisoned. At present, Sitabuldi fort is the home to the office of the territorial army. The fort opens to the general public only on two national holidays- 26th January and 15th August.
The nearby attractions here are the temple of Ganesha (Tekdi Ganapati) at the back of the hillock, ancient temples of Lord Shiva and Vishnu, squash court, indoor swimming pool and the mausoleum of Nawab Kadar Ali (the great grandson of Tipu Sultan) near the eastern boundary wall of the fort.

Zero Mile

Zero Mile in Nagpur Nagpur lies precisely at the center of the country with the Zero Mile Marker indicating the geographical center of India. The Zero Mile Stone was erected by the British who used this point to measure all the distances. The Zero Mile Stone consists of four horses and a pillar made up of sandstone. It is located on the south east of Vidhan Bhavan, Nagpur. The English rulers considered Nagpur as the centre of India and hence identified this point and constructed the Zero Mile Stone. Being at the center of the country, they also had a plan to make Nagpur the second capital city.

Dhamma Chakra Stupa

Also known as Deeksha Bhumi, the stupa is a marvelous architectural body and can accommodate more than 5,000 people. It is built out of Dhaulpur sandstone, marbles & granites and is 120 feet in height. Followers of Ambedkar & Buddhism gather here on Ashoka Vijaya Dashmi, marked to celebrate the amalgamation of many dalits to Buddhism by Doctor Ambedkar, to offer their tributes. The place is of great religious importance to them.

Lata Mangeshkar Musical Garden

An amphitheater accommodating 2,500 people in its sprawling and enormous spread-out, the place is true to its name. This place is filled with musical fountains, soothing tunes and music all played out by the musicians. This garden soothes the soul of every visitor.

Amba Khori

Remember that scene from your favorite movie, where the hero and heroine dance to a romantic song by a waterfall? Well, a visit to Amba Khori, at about 80 kilometer from Nagpur, will make this scene come to life. Situated close to the banks of River Pench, this location is nothing short of an exotic foreign location. Sitting in the lap of Mother Nature, Amba Khori has more than just a waterfall to attract. The mesmerizing Totladoh Lake Dam, which is said to resemble the teary eyes of Kalidasa's renowned heroine, Shakuntala is a sight to behold.

Sri Ganesh Mandir Tekri

Situated on the Station Road in Nagpur, Sri Ganesh Mandir Tekri is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple boasts of rich architecture; the idol of Ganesha can be seen seated under a tree inside the premises of the temple. The busiest time of the day is during early morning or evening aartis.


Nagpur by Flight

Regular flight services ply to and fro Nagpur. 8.8 km. away from the main city is the nearest airport, Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, which serves regular domestic flights to her customers.
Nearest Airport: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (NAG)

Nagpur by Road

Regular bus services ply to and fro Nagpur. Buses, in a range from affordable to slightly expensive rates, are available from places like Mumbai, Pune, Panjim, as the list goes on. You can also take a shared taxi or cab for the same route.

Nagpur by Train

Regular rail services ply to and fro Nagpur. Nagpur Junction railway station is the principal station that connects Indore to the rest of India via railways.

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