Strategically located at the geographical center-point of India, Nagpur is not too far from any Indian city. The British rulers identified the exact center-point, and built the Zero Mile Stone in Nagpur to measure distances of all major Indian cities from there. Thanks to its central location, Nagpur has always been an important trading center in India. While being the largest producer of famous Nagpur orange – earning it the nickname “Orange City” – Nagpur is also an established IT hub. The city is called the “Tiger Capital of India” for being a gateway to many tiger reserves, including Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve, Bor Tiger Reserve, and Pench National Park.
Nagpur is growing fast and has recently made it to the list of 98 Indian cities nominated for the Government of India’s Smart Cities Mission. As part of the project, the central government will fund an annual Rs 100 crore for five years to upgrade the city’s infrastructure and IT connectivity. According to a recent survey by ABP News-IPSOS, Nagpur has been named the best city to live in India for its greenery, top-class healthcare, and public transport facilities. It is no wonder then that young talents from around the country flock to the city for a rewarding career opportunity.
Job Opportunity and Key IndustriesBeing the second capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, Nagpur houses many administrative offices, including Vidhan Bhavan – where the winter session of state government takes place. Moreover, many acclaimed banks and financial institutions, including the Reserve Bank of India have regional offices in Nagpur. Public sector jobs are also available with the NTPC Limited and Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MSPGCL), in their thermal power plants, such as the Khaparkheda and Koradi power stations. Other key job generating sectors include information technology, education, healthcare, and manufacturing.
Indian FMCG giant Patanjali Aurved is investing Rs1000 crore to set up a huge plant in Nagpur, for the production of orange juice and herbal products. The proposed plant across 230-acres of land in the special economic zone (SEZ) of Mihan is likely to create more than 10,000 jobs over the next few years. In addition to orange, the city produces and exports large amounts of manganese oxide, spun yarn, wool yarn, aluminum sheet, steel bar, and fabric. Thanks to its thriving economy, Nagpur provides ample opportunity to almost every jobseeker – from engineers, teachers, accountants to fresh graduates and unskilled workers.
ManufacturingNagpur’s economy is mainly driven by its manufacturing sector, with the city having more than 10,000 registered industrial units. Located on the outskirts of the city, Butibori is the largest Industrial region in Asia. It houses a number of large-scale manufacturing units, including Rama Synthetic, Hyundai Unitech, Gammon India Ltd. (Infra), ACC Nihon Castings Ltd. and KEC. Another industrial region in Nagpur, Hingna accommodates most of the small and medium Industrial units, including Bajaj Auto group, Mahindra and Mahindra, NECO Ltd., and Candico. Some other acclaimed companies with manufacturing units in Nagpur include;
Haldirams, a leading manufacturer of Indian sweets and snacksDinshaw's Dairy Foods Ltd, a leading manufacturer of milk and dairy productsVicco, a leading manufacturer of herbal productsActchawa Foods Pvt. Ltd.Evidently, Nagpur’s manufacturing sector creates both entry-level and high paying jobs for a diverse workforce.
EducationIf you are planning to build your career as a teacher, researcher or non-teaching clerk, Nagpur could be your job destination. The city houses many acclaimed schools, colleges, universities, and technical institutes. These include Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur, and Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering (YCCE). There are three medical colleges, three reputable state universities and many centrally funded training institutes in the city. Finding a job in Nagpur’s education sector should not be a problem, if you have the required skills, qualification, and experience.
Information Technology and AerospaceMany of India’s leading IT companies, including TCS and Infosys have campuses in the city. The TCS campus is located in the special economic zone of Mihan on a sprawling 50-acre area. The aerospace industry in Nagpur is also growing fast. Indian conglomerate Reliance Group is planning to build an Aerospace Park in Mihan that could pioneer aerospace structure, designing, and platform integration in India. TAL Manufacturing Solutions and Air India already have their manufacturing units in the special economic zone of Mihan.
Nagpur’s tourism, healthcare, and real estate sectors also have huge potential for job creation. If you want to build your career in this city, keep updated with jobs in Nagpur.