About Pune

Home ›› About Pune

About Pune
Pune is one of the important cities of India. Famously known as 'Queen of Deccan', it is Indiaテ「冱 eighth largest and Maharashtraテ「冱 second largest city. The city is known for its historical importance and more recently IT revolution. It is rich in scenic beauty and typical Maratha culture. Several famous educational, research and development institutions are located in Pune. It has also a strategic military base situated here.

High Light Pune

Automobile :
Pune is one of the premier industrial centres of India. It is home to one of the world's three largest two-wheeler manufacturers, Bajaj Auto. Other global automobile names like Telco, Mercedes Benz, Bajaj Tempo, Fiat, General Motors and Kineticテつhave huge manufacturing facilities here.
Apart from the auto giants, a large number of engineering, electronic and electrical industries have set up base in the large, medium and small scale sectors. The industrial township of Pimpri Chinchwad, adjacent to the main city, is dotted with over 4,000 manufacturing units. This vast and well established industrial base has imbibed the city with a 'professional' ethos and work culture.

Corporate Headquarters :
Among the large corporates headquartered in the city are : Atlas Copco, Bajaj Auto, Bajaj Allianz, Bajaj Tempo, Cummins India, Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Kinetic Engineering, Mercedes Benz India, SKF Bearings, Sandvik Asia, Tetrapak India, Thermax, Zensar. . . Multinationals Fiat, Whirlpool and Sharp are some of the big brick'n mortar names that have made huge investments near Pune in the recent past.
The city has also witnessed substantial investments in areas like floriculture and IT-enabled services.

I.T. :
Move over Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune is fast racing to the top slots in the Indian software industry. Till some years ago, people living in Mumbai thought of Pune as the ideal place to get away for a weekend. About a 3-hour drive from Bombay, Pune seemed an idyllic place with a laid-back attitude. But how the little town has metamorphosed into a buzzing metropolis Pune is today fast emerging as an InfoTech hub, challenging biggies like Bangalore and Mumbai to emerge as one of the top contenders for the テ「牢ilicon Valley of Indiaテ「 slot.

In addition to the huge number of educational institutions and universities, Pune has statistics to back its claim for the numero uno destination for IT investments. As per a recent IDC report, Pune has the highest PC penetration among households and has overtaken the much-fancied Bangalore. Pune is also home to well known giants of the Indian software industry like Wipro, Infosys, Microsoft , Satyam, Tata Technologies, TCS, Kanbay, WNS, Veritas, Cognizant, PCS and Mahindra British Telecom. A further feather in the cap is the テ「露ndian Institute of Software Engineeringテ「 coming up in association with Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

Education :
A place for quality education with the advent of british, the british educational system of formal school and colleges was started. Poona sanskrit college was stated in vishrambagwada. This is now converted in to presentテつ day Deccan College (1851). Agarkar, Tilak, Gopal Krishna Gohale and other leader of Maharashtra were educated at the Deccanテつ College. After realising the importance ofテつ national education, there will be starting of Fergusson college(1885), New English School(1880), High School for Indian girls (1884), Nutan Marathi Vidyalaya(1883) and well known education institutions like Bhave High School, Shivaji Maratha High school, Sarasvati Mandir were started. For higher education their is various institutions is here in pune like poona college of Engineering andテつ for Medical education sassoon Hospital is stated which is now converted into B.J. Medical College, the Law College was stated in 1924. Poona Agricultural College was started in 1908 with British Principals the leading agricultural education institute from pune. S.P. College is stated in 1916 and the N. Wadia College is stated in 1932. Thousands of students from outside pune get admission and after taking education from suchテつ colleges, they later on settle their life throughout the length and breadth of india. After independences the poona university started form 10th feb 1949.Under the control of this university, their is various institutions are establied like Ncl, Niv, IUCAA, C-DAC, IAT which now the well known reserch institutions. Premier Institutions like Symbiosis, Bharti Vidaypeeth and Sinhagad Colleges are situatedテつin pune.

Proximity To Mumbai : Thanks to the express way, greater frequency of trains, Volvo Luxury Buses.
International Airport, Direct Flights to Singapore, Dubai and Frankfurt.