Ballarpur is a town and a municipal council in Chandrapur district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The city is also one of the large industrial areas of the region making it the second largest town in the district.
The climate is tropical in Ballarpur. In winter, there is much less rainfall in Ballarpur than in summer. The climate here is classified as Aw by the Köppen-Geiger system. The average temperature in Ballarpur is 27.3 °C. The rainfall here averages 1236 mm.
Lala Karam Chand Thapar established company in 1945 as Ballarpur Paper and Straw Board Mills Limited, with ‘Three Aces’ (paper) and ‘Wisdom’ (stationery) being its first two brands. In 1969 Shree Gopal Paper Mills Limited in Yamunanagar was merged with the company.
The town is served by Balharshah Junction railway station (BPQ) of the Indian Railways. It is the last station in the Central Railway zone and South Central Railway zone of Indian Railways. Hence all the trains entering these zones stop here for crew change as well as to upload pantry stuff from the base kitchen in the station. Ballarpur has a good connectivity to Nagpur through MH SH 264. The functioning nearest airport is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur. Ballarpur is 165 km. from Nagpur and well connected through trains and buses.