Indore is a beautiful city of Madhya Pradesh located on the edge of Malwa Plateau and the banks of small rivulets ? The Khan and the Saraswati. The rivulets unite near the temple of Indreshwar, in the middle of the city. Incidentally, this city is named after the presiding deity of the Indreshwar Temple, Lord Indra.
The well-planned city of Indore is an important commercial center, and along with its satellite town, Pithampur is known as the Detroit of Madhya Pradesh. It is also part of the Smart City flagship program launch by the Government of India and among the first 20 Smart Cities of the country. Indore has several zones offering free Wi-Fi services by several telecom operators. The city is very clean and has won the title of ?Cleanest City of India? in the Swachh Survekshan Program in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Home to several prestigious educational institutions offering quality education to students, Indore has been an important center of education. Reports suggest that it is one of the safest cities in India, with low crime rates.
The weather of Indore, due to its location on the Malwa Plateau, is very comfortable. During hot summer?s nights, a pleasant breeze flows through the city, making the nights romantic and surreal.
Indore is very famous for its textile and handloom goods. The region is one of the largest producers of cotton. Popular Chanderi and Maheswari cotton saris are produced here. Also, the area is well-known for its leather toys and other leather artifacts.
The historical city of Indore was once the part of the Maratha Empire. During 1732, the area came under the Malhar Rao Holkar of the Holkar Dynasty. The famous women ruler of the kingdom, Ahilyabai Holkar, played an important role in developing the city and the region. During 1818, the British defeated the ruling dynasty and ruled till India?s independence.