Raipur is the capital city of Chhattisgarh state in central India.
In the center, the ancient Dudhadhari Math temple is a sacred monument dedicated to Lord Rama, decorated with scenes from the epic poem “Ramayana.”
Nearby, a statue of the Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda towers over Vivekananda Sarovar lake. Southeast, Purkhouti Muktangan is an open-air museum featuring landscaped grounds, statues and tribal artifacts.
It is also the largest city of the state. It was formerly a part of Madhya Pradesh before the state of Chhattisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000. It has a widely diverse population from all over the country.
On the industrial propects, it has seen an exponential growth over the years.
With a strong presence of international brands and prominent global automobile companies, Raipur has emerged as a major business hub in the central India.
It is ranked 7th in Ease of Living Index 2018 by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)
Raipur Municipal Corporation had a population of 1,010,087, of which 519,286 are males and 490,801 are females a sex ratio of 945 females per 1000 males, higher than the national average of 940 per 1000.
124,471 children are in the age group of 0–6 years, of which 64,522 are boys and 59,949 are girls —a ratio of 929 girls per 1000 boys. There are 769,593 literates (420,155 males, 349,438 females).
The effective literacy was 86.90%; male literacy was 92.39% and female literacy was 81.10%, significantly higher than the national average of 73.00%