In order to assess the future development potential of Nashik City, strong points of Nashik city were observed as follows – • Potential for Agro-based Industries like Wineries, Cold-storage, etc. • National & State level Research & Training Institutes like... 1. Artillery Center
3. Indian Security Press / Currency Note Press
4. MERI / CDO
5. Maharashtra Police Academy
6. Yashwantrao Chavan Open University
7. Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
(i) Mumbai, Pune and Nashik are together referred as Golden Triangle of Maharashtra where pace of socio-economic development is very fast. Mumbai and Pune agglomeration having already reached a point of saturation the only alternative centre to experience tremendous development potential is Nashik, which is bound to emerge as New destination for entrepreneurs. Connectivity of Nashik with Mumbai, Pune is improving very fast. (ii) Nashik is a important pilgrimage center. Trimbakeshwar, Saptashrungi, Shirdi are the important other pilgrim centers around Nashik. Tourist prefer Nashik as a central place and plan visiting other places. (iii) Nashik has excellent climate and abundant of land at relatively cheap rates. (iv) Being headquarter of Revenue Division, it is an important centre of Administration. (v) Chavan Mukta Vidyapeeth, Arogya Vidyapeeth and Institution of higher learning in medicine and technology, enhance the importance of Nashik as a centre of education leading to availability of skilled manpower. (vi) Nashik has a cosmopolitan culture with good quality of life indicated through clubs, multiplexes and large departmental stores. (vii) Nashik has good Agricultural hinterland and particularly the district specializes in wineries in addition to vegetables and flowers. District supplies onion all over India. Quality of grapes of Nashik is world class. Recently it has started producing and marketing pepens and tomatos and...