Situated on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River, Ujjain is an antiquated city in Indias Malwa district. The city, today is an integral part of Madhya Pradesh, and is the regulatory faction of the Ujjain District and Ujjain Division. There is much to show in the viewpoint of India’s long history; Ujjain has stood with incredible imperativeness in Indias battle for supremacy. With incredible religious emphasis, Ujjain ranks equal to Benaras, Kanchi, and Gaya. Vaishnavism, Saivism, Jainism, and Buddhism have discovered a special bond with this city.
The old city lies towards the northwest of the city, close to the river Kshipra. The southeast part of the city is fashioned in a more modern look, with commercial enterprises and shopping complexes. Some of these are Globus Commerce Academy, Rishi Nagar shopping Complex, Shehnai Garden, I T Park, Saurabh Industries, Soybean Plant, and Pawas Beauty Point.
Political significance is compounded by the investment element of Ujjain being situated on the epicenter of the main trade link between the north, south and west. In turn, this helps Ujjain in achieving a cultural splendor of its own, which is at par with other Indian cities.
Stats And Facts
The population of Roorkee, as per the provisional reports of the Census 2011, is 515,215.
The citys sex ratio is above the national average, at 942 per 1000 males. Although, the child sex ratio is considerably lower – 921 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate of Indore is gradually increasing with the current rate at 85.55%.
Ujjain is famous for the Mahakaleshwar temple, one of the 12 jyotirlingas in India, and an exceptionally holy spot for the Hindus.
Trade And Commerce
Present-day Ujjain is an immense agricultural and textile trade hub. The fertile plains of Ujjain get electrical power from the Gandhi Sagar Dam on the Chambal River.
The district has ample fertile soil to produce wheat, legumes, cotton, pulses, poppy and sorghum. Oilseed milling, cotton ginning, and milling, hand weaving and the manufacture of metal ware, tiles, confectionery, hosiery, batteries, and strawboard are the thriving industries in Ujjain.
In the suburb of Bherugarh, also called Bhairavgarh, dyers and printers use hand-carved teak and vegetable dyes to print classical designs and patterns on bed sheets, mats, hangings, tapestries, and cotton saris.
A large percentage of the citys populace thrives on wholesale and retail trade and commerce. The city functions as a regional wholesale bazaar for food grains and other goods. It also serves as a market center for agricultural produce such as wheat, pulses, maize, soybean, oilseeds and rice – cultivated in remote rural areas.
Ujjain also functions as a distributing center for cement and minerals, iron and steel, drugs and medicines, agriculture equipment, ready made garments and textiles fertilizers, petroleum products and forest produces such as timber.
The industrial areas within the city are Maksi Road and Dewas Road.
The closest airport to Ujjain is the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport of Indore, which is located 55 km from the city.
Along with Indore and Dewas, Ujjain is among the three most important centers in this region. Bhopal Ratlam broad gauge railway line passes through it and the NH-3 is only 35 km away. Besides these national connections, there are many state level highways linking it to the major regional and state centers.
The city is well connected by roads and railways with important urban centers and is connected by a broad gauge railway to Bhopal, Indore, Dewas, Nagda and Ratlam and by a meter gauge line to Indore, Badnagar and Ratlam.
There are two major bus terminals. One is at Dewas gate which is near to the railway station and the other is at Nanakheda.
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