Localities in Pimpri Chinchwad
Pimpri-Chinchwad is a city in the Pune Metropolitan Region which consists of cluster of towns governed by a common municipal Corporation PCMC (Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation). This city is situated at a height of 530 meters above the sea level with a pleasant climate all over the year. It had a population of 1,729,320 with an average literacy rate of 87.19 percent.
Important Local Areas of Pimpri Chinchwad
Nigidi is in the Pradhikaran Township which is also known as Pimpri Chinchwad New Township Development Area (P.C.N.T.D.A.) and is situated on the Old Pune-Mumbai Highway which is 5kms away from Pimpri Chinchwad and 18kms from Pune Railway Station. Nigdi is well connected through buses to Pune City and nearby places like Bhosari, Hinjawadi, Katraj, Kothrud Swargate.
Bhosari, is also known as Bhojapur and is 6.6kms away from Pimpri Chinchwad. It is an historic place for Talims (gyms) and Kushti (wrestling) in India. It was the capital of King Bhoj who ruled central India two thousand years ago. During the period of Mahabharata, Bhosari was the capital of the Bhoja-Yadava king Rukmi and is also known as Bhojakata. Currrently this city serves as an industrial place and can be reached in 15min from Pimpri Chinchwad travelling through National Highway 50.
Akurdi is situated at a distance of 5.5kms from Pimpri Chinchwad and it stands as a leading provider in the field of Institutes, Training, Research Centres, Coaching and Workshops. India’s famous Bajaj Auto Limited’s oldest plant with Research and Development centre is located in Akurdi and also the Akurdi Suburban railway station is one of the important station of Pune Suburban Railway.
Moshi is one of the prominent suburb of Pimpri-Chinchwad which is situated at the the Dehu - Alandi road and the intersection of Pune - Nashik (NH 50) road and is easily connected to most of the cities and suburbs in Maharashtra. A metro rail project connecting Moshi to the new Pune International Airport via Chakan and An International Convention and Exhibition Center is proposed here. In common Moshi is a residential area and now Real estate in Moshi is booming rapidly.
Sangvi also known as Sangavi is divided into two places namely Old Sangvi and New Sangvi and it is one of the peaceful residential area around Pimpri-Chinchwad with a distance of 6kms from Pimpri-Chinchwad. Sangvi is very well connected by roadways and Dapodi Railway Station is the nearest railway station for Sangvi. In new Sangvi the PWD (Public Work Department) ground is very popular and it includes children’s park and gardens.
It is a small village located in Pimpri-Chinchwad and is well connected to Pimpri and Chinchwad. Kalwadi means people (especially farmers) of ‘Kale’ family and agriculture is the main source here. The main festival of farmers in Kalwadi is ‘Pola’ (Bull Festival) which is celebrated with great excitement.