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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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58 news items

Times of India
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 21:56:40 -0800

Aurangabad: The state government has finally denotified prime land located in the Shendra five-star industrial area, paving the way for its return to farmers. The farmers will get back 33.45 hectares of the 35-hectare land. Social activist and Narmada ...
Times of India
Sat, 27 Jul 2013 18:20:20 -0700

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 ...
Times of India
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 13:57:58 -0800

The new units proposed in Marathwada are: Exon Machines at Shendra MIDC in Aurangabad district forauto components, Sanket Pan Masala at Badnapur in Jalna district for mouth fresheners, Endurance Technologies at Waluj MIDC in Aurangabad district ...
Times of India
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:57:57 -0700

AURANGABAD: The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) on Thursday directed Radico NV Distilleries located in Shendra MIDC to stop their manufacturing activities for violating the provisions of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, ...
Times of India
Thu, 15 Oct 2015 07:53:22 -0700

KOLKATA: Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) will soon be submitting a proposal to the union shipping ministry to leasing or renting its 2,724 acres of vacant land lying in prime areas in the eastern metropolis and the port city of Haldia in West Bengal, its ...

Economic Times

Economic Times
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:48:03 -0700

On May 11, Vithhal Thube, a farmer having about 5 acres of land in gat no 125 of Shendra MIDC, lodged a complaint with the divisional commissioner, district collector, MPCB as well as the Chikalthana police stating that hazardous waste was being ...
Times of India
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:30:23 -0700

NAGPUR: A team from Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence and Aerospace visited Mihan for the second time on Thursday. The company plans to take up 1,000 acres land for a proposed unit to make defence aircraft spares in Mihan. Since it is the second visit, ...
Times of India
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:07:30 -0700

AURANGABAD: Taking serious cognizance of the industrial houses rampantly violating environmental norms and releasing untreated hazardous chemical waste into rivers, district guardian minister Ramdas Kadam has asked the Maharashtra Pollution ...

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