Pimpri Chinchwad, India
Pimpri Chinchwad, also known as Navi Pune, is a part of Pune in the state of Maharashtra, India. It is the urban agglomeration of Pune. It consists of the towns of Pimpri, Chinchwad, Nigdi, Akurdi, Ravet, Bhosari, Pimple Gurav, Moshi, Punawale, and Sangavi, which are governed by a common municipal body (the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation or PCMC). It has been divided into sectors for proper planning of the city. It is located to the north-west and is connected to the centre of Pune city via the Old Pune-Mumbai Highway. Pimpri Chinchwad is also the part of Smart city mission and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
Today, Pimpri Chinchwad/Navi Pune is an acknowledged masterpiece of community-oriented real estate development. It has a unique blend of sustainable residential spaces, highly advanced transportation networks, a broad spectrum of employment opportunities, modern housing typologies such as township properties and superior supportive infrastructure. At every stage of planning, this city’s inherent natural, cultural, sociological and economic resources have been carefully preserved.
It has some uptown and affluent localities like Shivaji Park in the East and Pradhikaran, Wakad & Pimple Saudagar located in the West with series of top end bungalows & posh residential complexes surrounded by ample public amenity spaces.
Morya Gosavi temple in Chinchwad gaon is the most famous tourist attraction.
Pimpri Chinchwad is well connected by Road, Rail and Air.
The airport is Pune Airport, with the Maharashtra government planning to set up a New Pune International Airport in Purandar area.
Pune - Lonavla suburban local trains run through PCMC area. Old Pune – Mumbai Highway has been widened to four lanes, which has improved connectivity to Pune and reduced travel by 30 minutes.