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Coordinates: 19°52′36.62″N 75°29′27.63″E / 19.8768389°N 75.4910083°E / 19.8768389; 75.4910083 After 1960, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) began acquiring land and setting up industrial estates. Land was acquired near Shendra village on Aurangabad - Jalna highway in the 1990s.

As part of its efforts, the MIDC developed the Waluj and Chikalthana Industrial Areas, which were soon snapped up. This success along with additional demand for infrastructure necessitated the development of a third industrial area in the city - Shendra Industrial Area.[1] Total notified area is 902 hectars.


Shendra is located 17 km from Aurangabad. It is 8.0 km from Aurangabad airport. The Aurangabad railway station is 19.0 km away, and the Chikalthana Industrial Area lies at a distance of 11 km from Shendra. The Shendra Industrial Area is just a 15 mins. drive from the city .[1]


Industries which has made Shendra their home includes Audi India, Škoda Auto, Volkswagen, Wockhardt, EtchON, Perkins Engines, Monginis.

Electrical goods major Siemens has set up a plant for manufacturing of bogies for locomotives, electric multiple units and metro coaches at Shendra MIDC Aurangabad.[2]

DMIC Industrial Park[edit]

Recently Govt of Maharashtra has decided to acquire land from Shendra to Bidkin village under DMIC corridor for setting up of Shendra - Bidkin Mega Industrial Park. Acquisition of 10,000 hectors of farm land is in progress.[3] [4] An Exhibition and Convention Centre at Sendra is being developed.[5] .

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Shendra Aurangabad
  2. ^ "Siemens India - Siemens bogie facility at Aurangabad commences operations". Siemens.co.in. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  3. ^ "Sakaal Times". Sakaal Times. 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  4. ^ Maharashtra
  5. ^ "Maharashtra CM gives nod to integrated industrial corridor plan - Mumbai - DNA". Dnaindia.com. 2011-10-15. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 

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Times of India
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:03:45 -0800

AURANGABAD: The Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) has rolled back the hike in water tariff by about 50%. For every thousand litres, the MIDC had hiked water charges in its industrial areas by Rs 7 and by around Rs 6 at residential ...
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MIDC officials on Saturday said that even if the biotechnology SEZ at the site is cancelled, it will not abrogate its right on the Wadkha Nathsagar land in Shendra. MIDC regional officer Annasaheb Shinde asserted that the land was not acquired by the ...
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The board issued notice to NRB Bearings Ltd. at Waluj and NRB Industrial unit operating in Shendra MIDC and directed them to make necessary pollution control arrangements and execute them continuously to meet the prescribed standards. The MPCB ...
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Aurangabad: Industry minister Subhash Desai hinted at major changes in industrial policies. He said presently at least as many as 75 different permissions are required to start an industry but the government is exploring the possibility of reducing ...
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AURANGABAD: The city is set to get one of the country's premier institutes: the Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The district administration has started the process of identifying 200 acres to set up IIM in the city following a direction from the ...

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