Nashik the third largest metropolitan city of Maharashtra was regarded the 16th fastest growing city in the world. Being the highest producer of grapes in the country it is now also called the 'Wine capital of India'. Being located on the banks of the Godavari it is known for its religious and historical significance. An abundance of temples and Ghats on the banks of the Godavari have made it one of the holiest places in the world for Hindu's.
The Ozark Cargo Airport is India's first cargo designated airport relieving stress on Mumbai airports 40,000 tonne cargo a month by 20%. While the Nashik-Pune Phata flyover is a signal free flyover connecting the two cities and has the ability to handle 50-60 cars per second.
Nashik is located on an intersection of two of the major national highways that connects Mumbai and Pune and the highway that connects Mumbai with Agra.
The Ozark airport 24kms from the city serves as the primary airport for the people of Nashik.
Nashik has a striving industrial sector and has six approved Special Economic Zones as of 2011.
Nashik has a majority of the globally recognized wines in Maharashtra with established liquor companies like United Spirits Limited and Sula Wines setting up factories in the area.
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Aircraft manufacturing plant also present in Nashik generates large numbers in employment.