41 Facts About Indore


Indore is the largest and most populous city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

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Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956.

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Indore has been selected as one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission.

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Indore has been part of Swachh Survekshan since its inception and had ranked 25th in 2016.

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Meanwhile, Indore has been declared as India's first 'water plus' city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021.

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Indore became the only Indian city to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme.

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Indore summoned Ahalyabai, who he loved deeply, and said: “You are now my son.

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Indore's is specially renowned for refurbishing and reconsecrating some of the most sacred sites of Hindu pilgrimage that had been desecrated and demolished in the previous century by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb including:.

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Indore municipality became the first city to have an elected municipal government responsible for the welfare and growth of the city.

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The Indore Municipal Corporation is a unicameral body consisting of 69 Council members whose districts are divided into 12 zones and these zones had been further divided into 69 wards defined by geographic population boundaries.

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Indore municipality follows the guidelines as per the Madhya Pradesh Municipal Corporations Act 1956, as well as the Madhya Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1961.

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Indore city is represented in the parliament through the Indore Lok Sabha constituency, which covers most of the district.

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Indore district is divided into 39 police stations and seven police outposts.

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Indore is a seat for one of the two permanent benches of Madhya Pradesh High Court with Gwalior, the city, its agglomerates, and other 12 districts of western Madhya Pradesh falls under the jurisdiction of Indore High Court.

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Electricity in Indore is supplied by the Madhya Pradesh Paschim Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company Limited, the state's agency.

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Indore used to receive 350 MLD of water from Jalud pumping station on Narmada river; while in 2019 the quantity reduced by 100 MLD, as of 2020 it has regained its capacity.

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Indore set up a Plastic Collection Centre to reuse and recycle the city's plastic waste and installed a plastic cleansing machine known as a 'Phatka Machine'.

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Impetus, headquartered in Los Gatos, California, USA, with multiple offshore offices in Indore, has started operations at its 25-acre land, procured from the SEZ.

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Indore is notable for its wide variety of namkeens or savory items and has many popular namkeen stores across the city.

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The major art centers in Indore are the Devlalikar Kala Vithika, Ravindra Natya Grah, Mai Mangeshkar Sabha Grah, Anand Mohan Mathur Sabhagrah, DAVV auditorium, and Brilliant Convention Centre.

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Indore Junction is an A-1 grade railway station with a revenue of more than Rs.

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City of Indore has eight railway stations in addition to the main Indore Junction:.

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Indore is connected to other parts of India through National and State highways.

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Indore BRTS – Indore BRTS is a bus rapid transit system with 53 air-conditioned buses equipped with services like GPS and IVR which are used to track the position of the bus with information displayed on LED displays installed at the bus stops.

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Indore Magic – Indore Auto Rickshaw is a magic service for small distance travel.

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Indore Metro is a rapid transit system that is currently under construction in its first phase.

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Indore is one of the education hubs of India and is the only city to both an Indian Institute of Management and an Indian Institute of Technology.

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Indore has a large student population and is a big educational center in central India, it is the education hub of central India.

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Indian Institute of Technology Indore is one of the most prestigious institutions in the country.

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IIT Indore has several disciplines including Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy, and Material Science.

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IIT Indore ranked 15 under the engineering category in the National Institute Ranking Framework.

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Later on, in the year 1959, the Government College of Agriculture, Indore was established with the merger of the erstwhile Institute of Plant Industry .

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Indore has two other Privately run medical colleges which act as teritary care hospitals, they are SAIMS and Index Medical College and Hospital.

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Indore is home to 51 public health institutions and has a number of private hospitals.

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Indore switched to complete digitalization of cable TV in 2013 under the second phase of digitalization by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

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Indore is the second city in India to provide free Wi-fi across the city.

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Indore is home to the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association, Madhya Pradesh Table Tennis Association, and the city has one international cricket ground, the Holkar Cricket Stadium.

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Besides cricket, Indore is a center for many national and international championships.

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Indore was included in holding two Guinness World Records for holding the largest tea party in the world and for making the largest burger in the world.

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Khajrana Ganesh Temple is a pilgrimage center in Indore, dedicated to Lord Ganapati, built during the reign of Holkar Dynasty.

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Maharani Usha Devi, the daughter of late Maharaja Yeshwant Rao II Holkar of Indore is the Chief Patron of the club, the Honorary Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh being the President of the club.

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