Nashik, in Maharashtra, is known for its grapes which have earned this city the title of the "wine capital of India." Around 200 kilometers north of Mumbai, Nashik is an ancient city which stands on the banks of the Godavari. It is the 4th largest city in Maharashtra. Its expansive surroundings, the popular tourism and a soothing climate altogether make it a unique place. With thousands of Indians visiting the Trimbakeshwar Temple at Nashik, this city has become a popular pilgrimage for devotees. Nashik is regarded as one of the holiest Hindu cities as it has more than a hundred ancient temples such as the Shiva Temple and the Kalaram Temple. Anjaneri, the birthplace of Lord Hanuman, is also situated near Nashik. The famous Kumbh Mela is held at Nashik. Mythologically, Nashik is believed to be the location where Laxman, upon Lord Ramas advice, cut the nose of Ravanas sister Shurpanakha. Thus the city was named "Nashik," derived from the Sanskrit word "Nashika" which means nose. The economy of Nashik is mainly driven by agriculture, grape production in particular. Several industries have also come up in the area. Hindustan Aeronautics Limiteds aircraft manufacturing plant has made the city a defense and aerospace manufacturing hub. The Currency Note Press, where the Indian currency notes are printed, and the India Security Press, where Indian government stamps are printed, are among the other important units at Nashik. Thus, Nashik is one of those cities that have witnessed drastic economic progress in the last decade.
The Muthoot Group, which has a history of the establishment of around 800 years, was founded in 1887 by Late Shri Ninan Mathai Muthoot, as a modest trading business in the remote village of Kozhencherry, Kerala. The position of the village couldnt be found on the map, and it was lacking all prerequisites for starting and expanding a company such as - mobility, land, resources, industry and favorable market conditions, etc. The Muthoot Group grew and broadened consequently due to sheer will, diligence, honesty, and trustworthiness exhibited by the founders, in spite of such challenging circumstances. Today, The Muthoot Group has garnered the trust of millions of customers. The Muthoot Groups triumph is due to its concern for the society, the hard work put in by its strong workforce of 30,000 employees and the trust of its millions of loyal customers. Each day, the company make an effort to keep their values and ethics intact to serve the customers with services of the utmost quality and ensuring a sustainable existence. The Muthoot Group has entered into every big & small town in India and is diversified into 20 divisions and more than 4500 branches with a global presence.