From Mahabaleshwar we headed towards Goa taking a day off at Kolhapur. At Kolhapur, we were given to understand about a site close by called Panhala. Not very well known outside, it is an important place where Chhatrapati Shivaji, one of the greatest icons of Maharashtra, is stated to have spent more than 500 days. It is known for its fort which is supposed to be the largest of all Deccan forts.
Increased internet penetration, improved security measures, convenience of shopping in lives pressed for time, and, of course, dozens of retailers to choose from" are some of the factors which, according to the Government of India's e-Commerce Report, have given fillip to e-retailng.
In 1979, my jurisdiction was enlarged with the headquarters remaining at Nagpur. Earlier, it was only confined to the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra; now it included the Marathwada Region as well which meant inclusion of four more districts, numero uno of which was the District of Aurangabad.