Aurangabad – Ajanta – Ellora Industrial Visit

Industrial visit to the fifth largest city of India i.e. Ahmadabad will be very beneficial for the students who wants to understand the role of state government in promoting industrialization, in Ahmadabad you can find numerous industries like the private power manufacturer, glucose manufacturer, Textile manufacturer, Auto Accessories manufacturers, pharmaceutical manufacturers etc. Ahmedabad is a center for Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries. Two of the biggest pharmaceutical companies of India—Zydus Cadila and Torrent Pharmaceuticals — are based in the city. The Nirma group of industries, which runs a large number of detergent and chemical industrial units, has its corporate headquarters in the city Many foreign companies also have set up their sales offices and production facilities in Ahmedabad, including: Bosch Rexroth, Stork, Rollepaal, and Johnson Pumps of Sweden

Aurangabad is named after Aurangzeb, the last of the six great Mughal emperors. It is a convenient base for visiting the famous rock-cut temples of Ajanta & Ellora.

Sights to See

Aurangabad Caves
Buddhist chapels and monasteries, which are known for their sculpture. Open: Sunrise to Sunset

Bibi Ka Maqbara:
Mausoleum of Rabia Durrani, wife of Aurangzeb modelled on the Taj Mahal. Open from Sunrise to 2200 hrs.

State Archaeology Museum,

H2O Water Park, Near Daulatabad Fort:
Tel: 2615681

Panchaki
An intriguing water mill dating back to the 17th century. Open from Sunrise to 2000 hrs

Siddharth Garden & Zoo
A famous picnic spot. Timings: 0900 – 2000 hrs. Daily one show at 1825 hrs. only. Garden is open all days. Zoo & Musical fountains closed on Tuesdays.

Museums:
History Museum of Dr. B.A. Marathwada University
Timings: 1030 hrs. – 1700 hrs. (Closed on 2nd & 4th Sat./Sun.& Public Holdiays)

Sonehri Mahal

Shivaji Museum

Tel: 2334087. Timings: 1030 hrs to 1330 hrs, 1400 hrs to 1800 hrs

Excursions

Daulatabad Fort (13 Km)
This fort was built by the Yadava dynasty in 1187 and was known as Deogiri.  It was renamed Daulatabad by Mohd-bin-Tughlaq who shifted his capital temporarily here in 1326 A.D. Open: Sunrise to Sunset

Khuldabad (26 Km)
The simple tomb of Emperor Aurangazeb is situated here.

Ellora Caves (29 Km)
The Ellora Caves belong to the Buddhist, Hindu and Jain faiths. There are in all 34 caves, of which 12 are Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain. The most remarkable of the carved shrines at Ellora is the Kailasa Temple chiseled out from a single rock & is lavishly carved and sculpted. Timings: Open from 0900 to 1730 hrs.(Closed on Tuesdays)

Paithan (56 Km.)

Situated on the banks of the river Godavari, is this ancient city of Pratishthan, also famous for it’s association with the renowned Marathi poet Saint Eknath, whose shrine is located here.  Paithan is also famous for it’s gold and silver embroidered saris called  ‘Paithanis’.  4 Km. north of Paithan town is the Jaikwadi Project and the area around Jaikwadi has been developed into the Gyaneshwar Udyan, planned along the lines of the Brindavan gardens at Mysore.

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Industries

  • Goodyear South Asia Pvt. Ltd
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • MAN Diesel India Limited
  • Pepsico India Holding Pvt. Ltd

And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries

Grishneshwar Temple (30 Km.)
One of the 12 Jyotirlingas

Mhaismal (50 Km)
A beautiful hill resort at an altitude of 913 mt

Pithalkhora Caves (75 Km.)
A group of 13 caves – Chaityas and Viharas, dating back to the 2nd century B.C. with additions in the 5th and 6th centuries.

Shani Shingnapur (75 Km.)
Famous for the venerated Shani shrine.

Sindkhed Raja (90 Km.)
Sindkhed Raja is famous as the birthplace of Rajmata Jijabai, the mother of the great Maratha warrior, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Ajanta Caves (104 Km.)
The thirty rock-hewn caves at Ajanta, cut into the scarp of a cliff are either Chaityas (chapels) or Viharas (monasteries).  On the walls of the caves are paintings, many still glowing with their original colours.  The outer walls are covered with brilliantly executed sculpture. The Buddhist theme of the Ajanta paintings recounts the life of Lord Buddha and tales of his previous earthly experiences. Timings: From 0900 hrs. to 1730 hrs(or sunset). (Closed on Mondays). Accommodation: M.T.D.C. Holiday Resort, Fardapur, (5 Km. from Caves), Tel: (02438) 244230.Ajanta Travellers Lodge, Ajanta Caves, Dist. Aurangabad, Tel: (02438) 244226.

Lonar Crater (160 Km.):
The Crater was formed by the impact of a meteorite, nearly 50,000 years ago.  The Lonar Crater, said to be among the five largest in the world, has the distinction of being the only natural impact crater in basalt rock.Accommodation: MTDC Rest House; Tourist Complex, Tel: (07260) 221602

Aundha-Nagnath (203 Km.)
One of the twelve Jyotirlingas, it is an important place of pilgrimage.

Pal and Yawal Wild Life Sanctuary (248 Km.)
The tropical dry deciduous forest of Pal and Yawal of Jalgaon district constitute this sanctuary, which covers an area of 177.52 sq.km. Many species of birds and animals are found here including the panther, jungle cat, neelgai, langur, wild dog, sambar, hyena, tiger, chital and chinkara and birds like the peafowl, grey jungle fowl, red spurfowl, green pigeon, sandgrouse and grey partridge. Accommodation is available at a Forest Rest House.

Nanded (Huzur Saheb) (277 Km.)
The Sachkhand Gurudwara is an important place of pilgrimage for Sikhs.  This Gurudwara was built to commemorate the memory of the tenth and last Guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh.

How would you like to travel?

AIR
Aurangabad is connected by Air India with Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai and Udaipur.
Rail
Aurangabad is directly connected by rail with Amritsar, Bhopal, Gwalior, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatanam etc.
ROAD
Aurangabad is well connected by road with:
  • Ahmedabad 623 Km.
  • Bijapur 430 km
  • Bangalore 1004 Km
  • Bhopal 644 Km
  • Delhi 1371 Km
  • Gwalior 950 Km
  • Hyderabad 599 Km
  • Hubli 677 km
  • Jaipur 1013km
  • Jabalpur 763 km
  • Khajuraho 1026 Km
  • Mahabaleshwar 363 Km
  • Mandu 390 km
  • Mumbai 392 Km
  • Nashik 204 Km
  • Nanded 294 Km
  • Panaji 730 km
  • Pune 233 Km
  • Shirdi 144 Km
  • Surat 399 Km
  • Udaipur 886 Km

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