Silicon Valley of Maharashtra - 18 things about pune

1. Pune has the impeccable record of highest growth within a span of 20 Years
2. Pune has highest number of pubs in Asia.
3. Pune has highest number of cigarette smokers in India.
4. Pune has the highest number of software companies in India-212, followed by Bangalore - 208, Hyderabad - 97. Hence called the Silicon Valley of Maharashtra
5. Pune has 35 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.
6. Pune is the only city in the world to have commercial and defense Airport operating from the same strip.
7. Pune has highest number of public sectors and government Organizations in India.
8. Pune university has highest number of students going abroad for higher studies taking the first place from IIT-Kanpur.
9. Pune has only 38% of local population (i.e.Marathi) .Hence a true cosmopolitan with around 20 North Indians,10% Tamilians, 14% Telugues, 10% Keralites, 8% Europeans(Koregaon Park),5% Africans,2%Bangalis and 6% a mixture of all races.
10. Pune police has the reputation of being second best in India after Bombay.
11. Pune has the highest density of traffic in India.
12. Pune has the highest number of 2-wheelers in the world.
13. Pune is considered the fashion capital of east comparable to Paris
15. Pune has produced the maximum international sportsmen in India for all sports next to Mumbai & Delhi.
16. Pune has produced the maximum number of scientists considered for many high profile Prize nominations.
17. Pune has produced the highest number of professionals in USA almost 60% of the Indian population abroad is from Pune (except Gulf).
18. Pune is the only city in India where there are seven Universities.


Bhavin Shah said...

thanks friend i am proud to be from pune

Anonymous said...

I am proud to be from Pune...every body keep complaining abt crowed in Pune. But see Pune have provided all facilities and local crowed is only 38%..I think localites should complain...but it is going other way round..those who have made careers in Pune, whom there birth place was not enough to grow, are not saying good things about the land which gave them name and money.....still Pune is Best place to live ...I am pround that I am born and brought up in PUne.

Anonymous said...

hi...i m not from pune...but ive been a frequent visitor as ive my relatives was once a punya nagari but now its so traffic rules and regulations makes the commutors at risk...god save pune

madhuri said...

hey bhavin, even I am from pune, I like this post very much.