Indore (550 m MSL) is the business, trading, and commercial centre of Madhya Pradesh. With a population of over two million in a land area of 530 square km, it is the most populous and the largest city in the State. It is the education hub of the state and has campuses of both the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management.
Indore was founded in the 16th century as a trading center between the Deccan plateau and Delhi. The city and its surroundings came under Hindu Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I assumed the full control of Malwa. During the days of the British Raj, Indore State was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India. Indore is one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission in India. It has been ranked as India’s cleanest city since 2017. It has one of the largest transshipment centers in INDIA.
How to reach Indore: Indore is located in the geographical heart of the country, and is easily reached. It is well-connected by road, rail and air to all the metropolitan and other cities of INDIA. Foreign travelers will find it fast and convenient to reach Indore, an international airport, by air either via Mumbai (772 kms) or New Delhi (825 kms). The University is about 15 kms and 25 minutes from the airport, and less than 15 kms and 30 minutes from the railway station.
Moving around Indore is convict and easy. City features a large and comprehensive public transport, which is also relatively cheap, price for a single fare oscillate around … INR. There are also other option like Ola, uber or Auto.