100 Places to visit in India
Auroville, which literally translates to City of Dawn, is an experimental township in Tamil Nadu. As part of the ongoing experiment, the residents of Auroville have account numbers connected to a central database instead of the usual currency. Each month, the residents of the township are encouraged to contribute to the central fund. People of Auroville who are in need are given a monthly amount out of this central fund to meet their basic needs. Set up to meet the vision of united humanity, Auroville is a beautiful part of the world to be in. Despite people from several different castes and religions residing here, you can feel the peace and the harmony. Of course, the beautiful surroundings of the township make it an out of the world experience.