Naya Raipur is the new capital city of Chhattisgarh, a state in Central India. Located between National Highways NH-6 and NH-43, it is 17 km away in the south-east direction from the current capital Raipur;Swami Vivekananda Airport separates the old and new cities. Naya Raipur is serving as the administrative capital of the State and also cater to the infrastructural needs of industry and trade in the region.
Naya Raipur spreads over an area of about 8000 hectares. It includes 41 villages out of which 27 villages form the core of the Naya Raipur. The population of just one village has been displaced in this renovation of villages for the construction of Naya Raipur. About half of the total acquired land is being used for afforestation, roads, parks, public conveniences, water facilities-canals, green belts etc. 23 percent of the land would be reserved for educational institutions, government offices and public auditoriums etc. 30 percent of the land will be used for residential and economical purposes. Naya Raipur would be India's fourth planned capital city after Gandhinagar(Gujarat), Chandigarh (Punjab and Harayana) and Bhubaneshwar (Orissa).