Nashik is a large city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, the fourth largest city by population in the state. It is a fast growing city with a lot of history and is known by its nickname as ‘the wine capital of India’ because of the large number of wineries which are based in and around the city. There is plenty to entertain any expatriate living in Nashik and some of the most popular places to visit include the Sula Vineyards, as well as the more than 100 local temples including the Someshwar Temple. The latter is particularly popular with visitors due to it being one of the four locations in the world where the Kumbh Mela is held. For expats living in Nashik there are also plenty of opportunities for shopping and entertainment with a number of cinemas, theaters and restaurants in the city. And of course, there are more than enough opportunities to take in the city’s beautiful scenery and watch the city’s most popular sport, cricket.
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The cost of living in Nashik is higher than in a number of other areas in India as a result of the city’s development and growth in recent years. Buses are the most popular mode of public transport in Nashik, with buses operating in the city itself as well as connecting Nashik to other parts of India. Expatriates moving to Nashik will also find that the city is well connected to places such as Mumbai and New Delhi by rail and by road. Nashik is one of the main educational hubs in the state, and therefore has a number of recommended schools, as well as two universities. There are also a number of international schools in the area for expats moving to Nashik with families. If you’re new to Nashik and would like to find information about the city, for example more detailed information about schools and housing, join the InterNations online community where you can network with expats from over 190 different nationalities who may be able to answer your questions and give you much needed advice about Nashik in particular and India in general.
There are a number of different industries in the city which will appeal to expatriates working in Nashik. Amongst the top employers are the aircraft manufacturers, as well as large manufacturers in other areas such as food and drinks production, electronics, technology and more. Nashik is also a center for business outsourcing and further areas which offer employment in the area include textiles, agriculture (grapes and tomatoes) and more, with wine production being a main employer in the area. To get advice about working in Nashik as well as where to find work, expatriates should join InterNations where they can link up with fellow expats from all over the world who may be able to help. Get the answers to important questions about expat life and work in Nashik as well as other queries you may have about the city, or about living in India in general, straight from the source; fellow expatriates in Nashik who’ve been in your shoes before.