Indore is the largest and most populous city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It serves as the headquarters of both the Indore District and the Indore Division. It is also considered a centre of education in the state. It is the only city to include the facilities of the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management. Located on the southern edge of the Malwa Plateau, at an average elevation of 553 meters (1,814 feet) above sea level, the city has the highest elevation among the major cities in central India. The city is located 190 km (120 mi) west of Bhopal's state capital. Indore had an estimated population at the 2011 census of 1,994,397 (city corporation) and 3,570,295 (urban agglomeration). The city spans an area of ??just 530 square kilometres (200 sq mi), making Indore the most densely populated major city in the central province. Indore is India's cleanest city according to the sixth consecutive Swachh Survekshan 2022 Report, conducted by MoHUA, the world's most significant urban cleanliness and hygiene survey. Indore has its roots in the 16th century as a trade centre between the Deccan and Delhi. The city and surrounding areas belonged to the Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Peshwa Baji Rao I took complete control of Malwa. During the era of the British Raj, the State of Indore was a 19-gun state (21 localities) (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty until they joined the Indian Union. Indore was the capital of Madhya Bharat from 1950 to 1956. The Indore Financial District, headquartered in the heart of Indore, functions as the financial capital of Madhya Pradesh and is home to the Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange. Indore has been selected as one of the 100 cities in India to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities mission. It also qualified for the first round of the Smart Cities Mission and was selected as one of the top 20 cities to be developed into Smart Cities. Indore has been a part of Swachh Survekshan since its inception and was ranked 25th in 2016. It has been ranked as the cleanest city in India according to Swachh Survekshan for six consecutive years in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. Meanwhile, Indore was also declared India's first 'plus country' city under Swachh Survekshan 2021. Indore became the only Indian city selected for the Catalyst program International Clean Air Partnership. The project, in partnership with Indore Municipal Corporation and the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board, will be operated for five years to clean the city's air. Find and hire a top agency or company for your next big project related to Digital Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Market Research, PR, Email Marketing, Mobile App Development, Web Design, Web application development, Media Planning and many more in India and other countries on AgencyNetwork.