Indore is the most populous and the largest city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is also considered as an education hub of the state and first city to have campuses of both the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management. Indore's financial district, based in central Indore, functions as the financial capital of Madhya Pradesh and is home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange, India's third oldest stock exchange. Indore has been elected as the cleanest city of India as per the Swachh Survekshan 2017
It is industrial, cosmopolitan, prosperous and resembles Mumbai as far as the lifestyle is concerned. Therefore Indore is also called as Mini-Mumbai. It is also a melting pot of different ethnic groups such as Marathi, Gujarati, Marwari, Muslims and Sindhi etc.
Indore is a commercial centre for goods and services.Indore had GDP of $14 billion as of 2011. The city also hosts a Global Investors' Summit which attract investors from several countries.
Indore is well connected via rail, road and air transport services. To travel locally in Indore there are both government and private transportation including I-bus, taxis, tele-auto rickshaw, mopeds and bicycles and even Tonga which will help you to move around and explore the city
Indore is served by Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh with 1,067,712 passengers and 7,668 tonnes of cargo in FY 2016-17 and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
The Indore Junction is an A-1 grade railway station with a revenue of more than Rs. 50 crore(500 million). The station comes under Ratlam Division of the Western Railways. Except the main Indore Junction, the city of Indore has 8 other railway stations too