Off Route Industrial Tour Destination – Part 1

In this series we will be posting some of the very exciting locations spread all across India though not known as a very popular destinations, still may have more than what the conventional destination offers as a Industrial Tour Destinations, as every thing lies in the eyes of the beholder, we believe in your analytical capability in choosing the destination.

It is believed that if you make wish at in front of the Idol at Chauragarh at Pachmarhi(MP) associated with Bhasmasur legend, your wishes will come true, Those whose wishes are fulfilled, return with the offering of a trishul. You find innumerable trishuls lying around, some of which weigh up to 3 quintal. This has in fact created a Product from academic/marketing point of view, worth studying and observing.

Wondering about The Shiny Apple, it’s a Decorative Candle from Nainital, somewhere between in 1960 to 1970 Indian government with the assistance of S.korea initiated this programme to train people to Make candles, as a part of Host community benefit program, this industry flourished until the arrival of rival Chinese candles, still you can find lots of people engaged in the manufacturing of these decorative candles in and around Nainital. Its worth a Visit.

Hogenakkal Falls 42 km from Dharmapuri and 64 km from Stainless city Salem is a site worth Visiting, the main attraction is the boating in local made Dinghies (parisal),  about 2.24 m (7 ft 4 in) in diameter can carry upto 8 people, you must have seen these Dinghies in Various movies Like “Ashoka” Starring Kareena and Shahrukh Khan.

The Pearl Button Industry at Mehsi, only one of its kinds in the whole of the country, which had earned fame in the world.   The industry owes its origin to Mr. Bhulawan Lal, a sub-inspector of schools and an inhabitant of Mehsi. According to reports available it is he who in 1905 tried to prepare buttons from Oyster-Shells, commonly found in river Sikrahna, by hand. Right now more than 30,000 thousand people are directly or indirectly involved with Pearl button Industry. .

Murudeshwara temple in Karnataka is built on the Kanduka Hill which is surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea. It is dedicated to the Lord Shiva, and a 20-storied Gopura is constructed at the temple. Two life-size elephants in concrete stand guard at the steps leading to it. The entire temple and temple complex, including the 237.5-feet-tall Raja Gopura, is one among the tallest, was constructed to its present form by businessman and philanthropist R. N. Shetty .

This is the Picture from Kohima museum, and is of headhunted skulls, in nineteenth century Naga Tribes Had this practice of headhunting and preserved the heads of enemies as trophies.

Bondas are the oldest tribal people of Malkangiri district of Orissa. They live on the mountains at the height of 3000 feet. And the most interesting aspect is that they still practice barter system for exchanging commodities. And one of the most colorful and fashionable tribe.