Zero Mile is a stone pillar locating the geographical center of India in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Zero Mile Stone was erected by the British who used this point to measure all the distances.
MIHAN – Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur is the biggest economical development project currently underway in India in terms of investment. MIHAN is spread over an area of 4354 Hectares. The MIHAN project is spread over on above 4300 Ha. of land of which Airport is on about 1360 Ha. SEZ is on about 2000 Ha. and area outside SEZ comprising of R&R, PAP, Residential, Commercial and others SEZ related facility on about 1000 Ha.
Nagpur is important for the banking sector as it hosts the regional office of Reserve Bank of India, which was opened on 10 September 1956. The Reserve Bank of India has two branches in Nagpur in which one of it houses India’s entire gold assets.
Deekshabhoomi is famous throughout India as the site where Dr. B. R. Ambedkar embraced Buddhism to promote his efforts to overcome discrimination against lower-caste and untouchable Hindus, and is also the largest hollow stupa in the world.
The Sitabuldi fort situated near Kasturchand Park was the site of a fierce battle between the British and the Bhonsle Empire in 1817. The fort built by a British officer at the time of war was attacked by Appa Sahib’s forces. The war ultimately ended when the British overpowered Appa Sahib’s army. Following the victory, British converted the structure into a formidable fort. It was here that Nawab Kadar Ali, the grandson of Tipu Sultan was hanged along with eight aides for fighting the British.
The Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground (VCA) in Jamtha, Nagpur is one of the nine test venues in the country Spread over 33 acres (130,000 m2), VCA Stadium is a swanky stadium with 45000 sitting capacity, world-class training and practice facilities for cricket players.