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Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) is an airport project for Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur. It is the biggest economical development project currently underway in India in terms of investments. The project aims to exploit the central location of Nagpur and convert the present airport into a major cargo hub with integrated road and rail connectivity.


MIHAN itself is designed to provide excellent infrastructure for modern living, be it roads, water supply, power or telecommunication. Part of this infrastructure is a central facility building that will house a post office, banks and other related agencies.


An international school providing quality education is next door. The airport and the city centre are a short distance away, which mean that a home at Nagpur make sure you’re close to almost everything you need.


Special Economic Zone (SEZ)


A new SEZ of 2086 hectares, the largest multi-product SEZ in India, would be built alongside the airport. Out of 2086 hectares, 1472 hectares would be used by various processing units to be set up and remaining 614 hectares for service sector units.


Like all SEZs it will have financial incentives and soft taxation policy to attract investment. The initial setup material for these units and later raw material will be duty-free. Major sections of SEZ would be -


Information Technology Park spread over 500 hectares and would include all necessary infrastructures for IT companies.


SEZ will have residential zone adjoining it to take advantage of the various developments in SEZ. An international school would impart education to MIHAN employee children. It would have other recreational facilities like golf course, flying club, and multiplex theatre complex.


Nagpur Weather


The weather of Nagpur is dry with negligible amount of humidity in the atmosphere because of the location of the city. It is situated at the central region of the part of India known as the peninsular region of the country. Therefore, the coastal region is situated far away from the city. The relative humidity is a mere 60 percent.


Health city spread over 40 hectares that will have multi-specialty hospitals along with training institutes for nurses and medical technicials.


Industries in Nagpur


India’s first Multi-modal International Cargo Hub, which is also known as MIHAN is possessed by Nagpur. MIHAN works for the economically backward Vidarbha area around Nagpur.


Innumerable Multi-national companies are expected to set up their base in Nagpur which will be another impetus to the industries of Nagpur. Industries of Nagpur also enhance the infrastructure of Nagpur greatly. Some of these industries are :


Chemicals, Cements, Coal based, Engineering, Electrical, Electronics, Food Processing, Paper products, Wood based, Pharmaceuticals, Textile, Ceramics etc.


The 8 industrial estates of Nagpur are the foundation of the economy of Nagpur.


Education in Nagpur


Nagpur education system largely contributes towards the socio-economic growth of Nagpur. Like all the other developing cities of India, education system at Nagpur also forms an important part in the society of Nagpur.


Education system of Nagpur comprises of the nurseries and kindergarten and the different schools, colleges and universities housed within the territory of Nagpur. It is noteworthy that the computer institutes also seem to be a part of Nagpur education system. In the present world of Information Technology, the computer institutes form a vital part of the education.


Nagpur Metro Rail


On 22 February 2012, the Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) signed an agreement with Delhi Metro Rail Cooperation (DMRC) to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the metro in Nagpur.[2] The Central Ministry has allocated INR2.4 crore (US$436,800) to the State Government for carrying out the DPR work.


Accordingly, the DMRC submitted the report to the nodal agecy Nagpur Improvement Trust on February 12, 2013 [3]. The total cost of the project is estimated at around 9007 crores INR. The project comprises of 2 routes viz. Automotive square, Kamptee to MIHAN Metro depot and Prajapati Nagar, East Wardhaman Nagar to Lokmanya Nagar, Hingna. There would be 18 stations on route no. 1 with a terminal cum depot at MIHAN and 19 stations on route no. 2 with a terminal cum depot at Lokmanya Nagar. A criss cross major station is proposed at Munje Square where the 2 routes would meet and the commuter would be able to exchange the routes.


It is expected that 12.21 percent of Nagpur's estimated population of 29 Lakhs in 2021, i.e., around 3.63 Lakh commuters would use the Metro by 2021.


The Nagpur Metro has been approved by the Urban Development Ministry.[4] Construction of the metro is expected to start in 2013