Raipur is the capital city for the Indian state Chhattisgarh. It is one of the biggest commercial, economical, cultural and education center for South India. Total area coverage is around 226 km as Metropolis and the overall population is around 4,063,872 and ranks 47th in India. Hindi is the major language spoken in Raipur and Chhattisgarhi takes 2nd position. when Raipur was a part of Madhya Pradesh it was the second major commercial centre in Madhya Pradesh after Indore. Traditionally, Raipur's economy has been based on agricultural-processing, Steel, Cement, Alloy, Poha and Rice. The city is located centrally in the state of Chhattisgarh, and now serves as a regional hub for trade and commerce for a variety of local agricultural and forest products. The city is one of the major financial hub in India.
Major transportation services in Raipur are Road, Rail, Air and Transports.The city holds 86.90% in the literacy level among the metropolitan cities in India .There are many public and private schools, colleges and education institutions being run. There are many government and public schools in Raipur. Public schools were affiliated to in Chhattisgarh State Board and were run by Raipur Corporation, while private schools may be affiliated with of the Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education. Bollywood is the Hindi Film industry recognized globally. Cricket is the major and popular sports in Raipur. Raipur is the largest market of steel in India. Raipur is among the richest cities and India’s biggest iron market . As the banking sector, Mumbai holds all the major banks approved by Reserve Bank of India.