Raipur is the Capital of Chhattisgarh and New Raipur is the New Capital of Chhattisgarh in the making. New Raipur is the fourth planned city of India with wide roads and miles of greenery and is pollution-free. It is the first Integrated and smart city of the country.
On the industrial prospects, it has seen an exponential growth over the years. With a strong presence of international brands and prominent global automobile companies, Raipur has emerged as a major business hub in the central India.
Raipur has a tropical wet and dry climate; temperatures remain moderate throughout the year, except from March to June, which can be warm.
About half of the total land in New Raipur is being used for public facilities; 23% of the land would be reserved for government and educational institutions; and 30% of the land will be used for residential and economical purposes.
A cosmopolitan city, it forms the hub of educational institutions in the state of Chhattisgarh hosting IIM, IIT, IIIT, National Law University, CIPET, NIT and AIIMS.
The objectives of Naya Raipur also include:
- Becoming a servicing hub, from manufacturing to information technology and bio-technology sectors.
- Becoming the financial centre of the region.
- Becoming a hub for trade and hospitality sectors.
- To supplement the local economy, more focus on cultural services.
- Becoming a place for affordable and high-quality medical services.
It is a well-connected city with transportation modes via Road, Railways and Air. It boasts of The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium or Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium, which is the 2nd largest cricket stadium after Eden Garden cricket stadium (Kolkata) and 4th largest cricket stadium in the world.
Raipur has good shopping malls, parks, nature & wildlife and in addition, it also hosts most National and International brands of Food and Retail Outlets catering to everyone's needs.