Presidents Message


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Amravati is located at the right centre of the northern border of the Maharashtra State. It is also the head quarter of the Amravati division.The city is located National Highway No. 06 & is Well connected by bus services & Railway routes with all the major cities across Maharashtra. Amravati was the capital of Berar, which is part of present-day Vidarbha. Berar was part of the Mauryan emperor Ashoka?s empire. In 1833, Berar was handed over to the British East
India company. It was Divided into two districts, South Berar and North Berar. In 1956, due to the recognition of the states, Amravati became part of Bombay state. Later in 1960, with the creation of Maharashtra in 1960, Amravati become one of its district.

The city is wellknown for the Temple of Goddess Amba, which is famous for its architecture in Vidharbha region. There is a legend that when Lord Krishna eloped with Goddess Rukhamini from her wedding ceremony, He used a tunnel from Ambadevi temple to Koundanyapur. In this way, the city is well known for legendary ?Rukhmini Haran? by Lord Krishna. It is the land of saints & social reformers like Sant Gadgebaba & Rashtrasanta Tukdoji Maharaj. Freedom fighters such as Dadasaheb Khaparde, Rao Bahadur Raghunath Narsivha Mudholkar, Moropant Joshi came from this city.

Amravati is also famous for being a land of social activist as well as political icons like Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh, Shri.Dajisaheb Patwardhan, Shri. Gulabrao Honade and many more. Amravati district is well known for its educational facilities. The district gets inspiration from its great leaders like Saint GadageBaba, Saint Tukadoji Maharaj, and Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh who brought about a revolution in the field of education. In the present Context also, the city has retained its importances for having number of educational institutes providing education in various fields .     It is also known as the place from where Honourable President of India Smt. Pratibhatai Patil hails.

The city is near to Nagpur which is famous for the agri produce processing industry.Amravati was famous for the cotten mills.Presently the city is having excellent infrastructure and witnessing the growth in various industrial sectors. Melghat (Tiger Project), Muktagiri (A Jain Holy place), Kaundanyapur (birth place of Rukhmini) and Chikhaldara (a hill station) are located in a radius of about 80 Kms.