About Nashik City
Nashik is a pilgrim center known for its historical importance and its intangible heritage manifested in various religious occasions like Kumbha mela, one of largest religious congregations in the world and rituals performed here at Ramkund and Godavari Ghats. Various aspects of its physical heritage include Godavari River and its awe-inspiring banks in the heart of city.Dadasaheb falke memorial at foothills of Buddha caves, Mangi-tungi near jain temple, Lasalgaon, Nashik is Asia’s largest wholesale market for onion.
Nashik city will be clean, green, safe, economically developed and well planned having world class infrastructure well connected with major cities of India by 2020.Nashik, a renowned historical city and now ‘onion Capital of India’ offers diverse cultural and lifestyle experiences to its citizens and visitors. Being a part of the Golden Triangle (Mumbai-Pune-Nashik), it offers diverse employment opportunities along with good infrastructure and a responsive local government.
The physical heritage is manifested through the Godavari Riverand its beautiful ghats in the heart of the city Nashik enjoys pleasant climatic conditions. Over 40% of city’s land is green cover which contributes to cool and pleasant environment.
Nashik is a gateway to several religious places such as Trimbakeshwar, Saptashrungi, Shirdi,Shingnapur and also famous trekkers’ and historians’ attractions such as Kalsubai(the highest peak in Maharashtra with elevation of 1646 meters). The district houses more than 100 built forts/ gadhs.
Air connectivity from Nashik to delhi, Ahemdabad andHyderabad. Nashik is a defense and aerospace manufacturing hub. Employment generation through the currency note press and India security press.
There are 45 wineries in Nashik region with spirit majors Sula, Moet Henessy and Vinsurra having establishments.