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Nashik is a city and the largest city in the northern region of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Situated on the banks of river Godavari, Nashik is the fourth largest city in Maharashtra, after Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur. Nashik is located about 190 km north of state capital Mumbai. The city is called the “Wine Capital of India” as more than half of India’s vineyards and wineries are located here. Around 90% of all wine produced in India comes from the Nashik Valley.

Nashik is one of the fastest-growing cities in India. It has been a major industrial center in automobile hub. The city houses companies like Atlas Copco, Robert Bosch GmbH, CEAT Limited, Crompton Greaves, Graphite India, ThyssenKrupp, Epcos, Everest Industries, Gabriel India, GlaxoSmithKline, Hindustan Coca-Cola, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Jindal Polyster, Jyoti Structures, Kirlosker Oil Engines, KSB Pumps, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra and Mahindra, United Spirits Limited, Perfect Circle Industries, Samsonite, Shalimar Paints, Siemens, VIP Industries, Indian Oil Corporation, XLO India Limited and Jindal Saw etc.

The Igatpuri-Nashik-Sinnar investment region is an important node in the US$90 billion Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project. Nashik is a defense and aerospace manufacturing hub with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited aircraft manufacturing plant located at Ozar. Existing industrial areas in Nashik district are Satpur, Ambad, Sinnar, Igatpuri, Dindori and Vinchur. The proposed additional areas are Sinnar, Malegaon and Rajur Bahula.

Large-scale industries present in Nashik district are Atlas Copco, Robert Bosch GmbH, CEAT Limited, Crompton Greaves, Graphite India, ThyssenKrupp, Epcos, Everest Industries, Gabriel India, GlaxoSmithKline, Hindustan Coca-Cola, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Jindal Polyster, Jyoti Structures, Kirlosker Oil Engines, KSB Pumps, Larsen & Toubro, Mahindra and Mahindra, Mahindra Sona, United Spirits Limited, Perfect Circle Industries, Mahindra Ugine Steel, Samsonite, Shalimar Paints, Siemens, VIP Industries, Indian Oil Corporation, XLO India Limited and Jindal Saw.

Apart from manufacturing, Nashik is an emerging investment destination for Information Technology companies. Tata Consultancy Services has invested in Nashik under the government of India BPO promotion scheme (IBPS). Also WNS, Accenture, TCS has set up Digital Impact Square, or DISQ, which is a social innovation center.

Nashik has a textile industry. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has selected Yeola Block for development of Paithani Cluster. To facilitate exports, a container freight station was started at MIDC Ambad by the Central Government.

After Pune and Mumbai, Nashik is third industrial hub of the Maharashtra state, for the highly industrial development in Maharashtra. Nashik city is located about 200 km far from the main industrial city Mumbai and Pune. Nashik has many government companies as well as undertakings. Such as-

  • Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (Defense Ministry) at Ozar-Mig.
  • Security press of India, Nashik Street
  • Press of currency Note, Nashik Street.
  • Thermal P. Plant at Eklahare
  • Artillery centre at Nasik street camp.
  • Artillery school, Deolali
  • Maharashtra Engineering R. institute (MERI)
  • Health university of Maharashtra state, (MUHS)
  • C. Maharashtra O. University, (YCMOU)
  • Police academy of Maharashtra (MPA)
  • IRIEEN at Nasik road
  • Cantonment B. of Deolali, Nasik

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