In the socio-economic development of the district agricultural products, old temples, tourist places, business centres, industries contributes a lot.
Old Forts are not present in the district. In view of tourism, few temples and huge forest with beautiful vegetation cover attracts tourist as well as devotees.
Cotton is a major cash crop in the district for which large market is available in the Vidarbha region. Various cotton based industries such as cotton collection centres, cotton ginning factories, textile mills etc are established in the district. Raymond’s cotton related project is working since long back which gives special identity to the district.