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Locational, socio and economic data of major cities of India including Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune are provided in user-friendly power point slides.

Besides, a brief write-up on each of these cities throws light on the typical nuances, competitiveness and the moving spirit behind each of them as ‘emerging centers of growth’.

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Nagpur Updated ()
Nagpur is winter capital of the state of Maharashtra, the largest city in central India and third largest city in Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune. It has also recently been ranked as the cleanest city and the second greenest city of India after Bangalore

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Jaipur Updated ()
Rajasthan's beautiful Pink City Jaipur, was the stronghold of a clan of rulers whose three hill forts and series of palaces in the city are important attractions. Known as the Pink City because of the colour of the stone used exclusively in the walled city, Jaipur's bazaars sell embroidered leather shoes, blue pottery, tie and dye scarves and other exotic wares.

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Coimbatore Updated ()
Coimbatore is also known as Kovai. It is the second largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu . It is a major commercial centre and has often been referred to as the "Manchester of South India"

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Chandigarh Updated ()
Chandigarh, the dream city of India's first Prime Minister, Sh. Jawahar Lal Nehru, was planned by the famous French architect Le Corbusier. Picturesquely located at the foothills of Shivaliks, it is known as one of the best experiments in urban planning and modern architecture in the twentieth century in India.

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Vishakhapatnam Updated ()
Vizag or Vizagapatnam or Waltair (British colonial name), is a port city in Andhra Pradesh. The city has emerged into an industrial hub and has seen tremendous growth since India’s economic liberalization in the 1990s. How has this small city managed to achieve such great heights. To know more read along

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Mysore Updated ()
Located about 140 Km to the South of Bangalore, is an older but smaller and fast emerging city, Mysore. Will this city manage to rub off on it some of Bangalore’s brand equity? If so then how is this cultural seat of Karnataka changing and adapting itself to the new environment? To know more read along…

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Hyderabad Updated ()
was founded in 1586 by Mohammed Quli, fifth Sultan of the Qutb Shahi Dynasty of Golconda.Today it is the capital of Andhra Pradesh.From being a Centre of trading pearls ,the city has now got a lot more tech-savvy since then, but it still retains quite a bit of the charm of the Shahi and the Nawabi days. While you find a younger crowd that is at once cosmo and geeky, you also find a lot of the old world aura about it.
The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad have almost grown together.

The Software Technology Park in Hyderabad has a representation of almost all major IT companies of the world. This Hi tech city is also referred to as Cyberabad in its new form.

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Pune Updated ()
While retaining its old aura charm Pune has now emerged as a major IT destination. This has lead to a real estate boom in the city. The overall development of this Maratha 'center of learning' has been manifold. Having a large industrial base the city is now among the others in its race as an investment destination

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Kolkota Updated ()
The capital of West Bengal, is known for its cultural activities and its intelligentsia. It remains a relatively cosmopolitan city and is the gateway to all commerce in Eastern India. The ‘City of Joy’ is now in a new avatar as a major investment destination.

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Mumbai Updated ()
Mumbai is the financial capital of India.

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Economic Indicators Value
Stock Market  
Dow Jones

Monetary Latest
WPI (February 2015) 175.8
M3growth (%y-o-y) 11.3
Repo-Rate (%) 7.5
Reverse-Repo(%) 7

Forex Latest
Exchange Rate  
Rs./U$ (31.03.15) 62.6
Foreign Exchange Reserves (as on 20.03.2015 US $317.04 Bn.) 339.99
Brent (U$/bbl.) (31.03.15) 53.65
* Figures in bracket indicates change over previous value. In case of WPI it is y-o-y change.
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