Know your city

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Know your city

  1. 1. Know the city
  2. 2. Pune is known to have existed as a town since 937 AD. Pune was originally called Punawadi
  3. 3. The name “Pune” is derived from the Saskrit word “Punya Nagari” which means “City of Virtue.”
  4. 4. Shivaji• The great Maratha ruler was born in Pune at Shivneri Fort.
  5. 5. Highest number of software companies in IndiaPune -212,Bangalore - 208,Hyderabad - 97.Hence called the Silicon Valley of Maharashtra.
  6. 6. 30,000 Cr. worth IT export !
  7. 7. Laavni is Maharashtra’s folk dance
  8. 8. • Celebrated since 1892, Ganesha festival is Pune’s one of the oldest festivals celebrated traditionally.
  9. 9. • Pune has the impeccable record of highest growth within a span of 20 Years
  10. 10. Pune has highest number of pubs in Asia.
  11. 11. Pune’s skyline at Night
  12. 12. Pune has 21 engineering colleges, which is highest in the world in a given city.Pune University has 57 Engineering colleges affiliated to it, which is highest in the world.
  13. 13. • The only airport in the world where both Defense and commercial flights take off from the same airstip.
  14. 14. Pune is also known as Oxford of the east (becauseof the number of Educational Institutes)
  15. 15. • It is also known as Detroit of India (because of a large number of auto manufacturers in Pune),
  16. 16. Cosmopolitan culturePune has only 38% of local population (i.e. Marathi) .20% North Indians,14% Telugites,10% Tamilians,10% Keralites,8% Europeans (Koregaon Park),5% Africans,2% Bangalis, and 6% a mixture of all races.
  17. 17. Monuments in Pune – Agah khan place (MahatmaGandhi’s Prison )
  18. 18. Monuments in Pune• Shaniwaar wada
  19. 19. Monuments in PunePatalehshwar – 8th Century Lord Shiva Cave temple.
  20. 20. Monuments in PuneSinghad Fort – site ofmany important battles.
  21. 21. The beautiful Khadakwasla Dam
  22. 22. Monuments in Pune – National Defense Academy
  23. 23. Parvati temple• Oldest Heritage structure of Pune
  24. 24. Chaturshringi :• A popular hill temple
  25. 25. Shirdi :• The nearest Pilgrimage
  26. 26. Panduranga kshetra – Hadsh
  27. 27. Mulshi lake : another Popular Water front during monsoons.
  28. 28. Lavasa :
  29. 29. Express highway• Connecting Pune to Mumbai in no time !
  30. 30. Around Pune in monsoon - Lonavala
  31. 31. Around Pune in monsoon - Lonavala
  32. 32. Around Pune in monsoon - Lonavala
  33. 33. Karla - Caves Temple
  34. 34. Ishanya
  35. 35. • Thank You !

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