Welcome to Ozar, a charming census town located in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. With a population of 51,297 as of the 2011 India census, Ozar is part of the Nashik Metropolitan Region and is one of the fast developing and growing towns in the district. The town is situated on the Indian national Highway no. 3, which is the Mumbai Agra National highway.
Ozar is famous for its Vineyards, Grapes, and Onions. In fact, in early 1925, the table grape revolution was started in Ozar by Shri Raosaheb Jairam Krishna Gaikwad. The town also has major central government installations such as HAL and an Indian Air Force & Military Engineering Services (MES) Station. The Pragati Aerospace Museum is also located here.
One of the main attractions of Ozar is its defence-based airport, also known as Nashik Airport or Ozar Airport. Daily cargo services are available from here, making it an alternate option to reduce air traffic of major nearby cities. The town, also called Ozar Mig, is a great place to visit for aviation enthusiasts.
Ozar has an average literacy rate of 78.9%, higher than the national average of 74.04%. Male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 75%. In Ozar, 12.35% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Overall, Ozar is a hidden gem that is often overlooked in favor of its more famous neighbors. However, with its rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and mouthwatering local cuisine, Ozar is a destination that should be on every traveler’s bucket list. Come and experience the charm of Ozar for yourself!