Demographics
 
  Located in the state of Maharashtra, Jalgaon is an important trading and distribution centre for tea, gold, pulses and agricultural produce in North Maharashtra
  Jalgaon has a population of 40 lacs
  Jalgaon serves as headquarters for North Maharashtra Region called “Khandesh” having a population of 100 lacs encompassing districts of Dhule, Nandurbar and Jalgaon.
  The city is centrally located within the district and surrounded by major towns within a radius of 50 kms.
  Jalgaon is a major junction on the Mumbai – Howrah main railway line and conveniently located at a distance of 8-10 hrs from major cities like Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Surat, etc
  Acts as a tourist destination also due to its proximity to the Ajanta caves
  56 % of the population is in the working age group while almost 75 % is below 40 years
  More than 50 % of the households fall under A1 and A2 income category, the highest in terms of purchasing power and disposable incomes
  Work participation ratio of 30 % (ratio of working to non working population) compares well with other cities like Pune (34 %) and is an indication of greater disposable incomes
   
* Source: Feasibility study by Chesterton Meghraj
 
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