Akola is one of the well developed districts in Vidharbha (Maharashtra), having the known population of 18,13,906 (Akola City- 4,25,800) (2011). Akola is famous for Raj Rajeshwar Temple and Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Agriculture University (PKV).
Shegaon - 35 Km away from Akola. It is famous for Sant Gajanan Maharaj Samadhi Temple and Anand Sagar Garden.
Chikhaldara - 200 Km away from Akola, It is famous Hill station in Vidharbha. Picturesque view of Chikhaldara is main attraction for tourists.
Melghat Tiger Project - It is Famous for rich and diversified wild life.
By Air – Nearest airport
Nagpur- 250 Km away from Akola, frequently buses and trains are available from Nagpur to Akola.
Augangabad – 250 Km away from Akola, frequently buses are available from Aurangabad to Akola.
By Railway - Akola is a junction on Mumbai – Hawarah railway. It is well connected to Hawrah, Chennai, Ahmadabad, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bikaner, and Mumbai. All mails and super fast trains stop at Akola .
By road - Akola is situated on National highway No. 6 ie. Mumbai – Hawrah road. Frequently, buses are available from and to Nagpur, Aurangabad, Nanded, and Nashik.
Shankarlal Khandelwal College is approximately 1.5 km away from Bus stand and 2 km from Railway station.