Pune was known as Punnaka – an agricultural settlement in the 8th century.City has a glorious history of nearly 1600 years.
Pune is recognized as the Cultural Capital of Maharashtra as it truly carries the heritage of Maharashtra along with modernization.
“Oxford of the East”, simply put, Pune is a bona fide,tremendous vibrancy, one hundred percent university City
Pune is emerging as a pioneer Business hub with well equipped infrastructure & facilities.
The many cultural activities and renowned places of interests for art lovers have made Pune earn a distinct popularity and among tourists to Maharashtra
The origin of various movements – social, religious, educational, political, economic and literary. Pune is the eighth largest metropolis in India, the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai, and the largest city in the Western Ghats. The city is the administrative capital of Pune district. Pune is a major transportation hub for Western Maharashtra.
Today, Pune is known for its educational facilities and relative prosperity. Pune is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Pune has well established manufacturing, glass, sugar, and forging industries since the 1950-60s. It has a growing industrial hinterland, with many information technology and automotive companies setting up factories in Pune district. The city is known for various cultural activities like classical music, spirituality, theater, sports, and literature. As one of the largest cities in India, and as a result of its many colleges and universities, these activities and job opportunities attract migrants and students from all over India and abroad, which makes for a city of many communities and cultures.
Pune is emerging as a prominent location for IT and manufacturing companies to expand. Pune has the sixth largest metropolitan economy and the second highest per capita income in the country.
KSB Pumps, Thyssen Krupp, Atlas Copco, SKF Bearings, Forbes Marshall, Serum Institute, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Bharat Forge, Thermax, Jaihind Industries, Tata Autocomp, Tata Ficosa, Tata Johnson, Cummins India, Honeywell Automation, Honeywell Turbochargers, Pudumjee Papers, Tyco, Leoni, Godrej Appliances, 3M, Avery Dennison, St. Gobain, Suzlon, Kalyani Lemerz, Tata Yutaka, Tata Hendricks, Bobst India, Kinetic Motors, Century Enka, Akzo Nobel, Vishay Components, Jabil Circuits, Emerson, Tata Bluescope, POSCO, Emcure, Venky’s, ITC, Frito-Lay’s, Coca Cola.
Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, Volkswagen, Mercedes Benz India, Behr Engineering Services (BES), FIAT, General Motors, Force Motors, Mahindra Navistar, John Deere, JCB, Premier Automobiles, Mahindra & Mahindra, Kinetic Motors, Saint-Gobain Sekurit, TATA Autocomp Systems Limited, Robert Bosch GmbH, ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Visteon, and Continental Corporation
LG, Whirlpool, Godrej Appliances, Sharp, Haier.
Larsen and Tourbo Infotech, Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Capgemini, KPIT Cummins, Persistent, Symphony Services, SunGard, Tech-Mahindra, IBM, Accenture, Allscripts, Symantec, Systems Plus Technologies, Aztec, Atos, Siemens, John Deer, WNS, Tata Technologies, Capgemini, Veritas, Cognizant, Patni Computer Systems, Eaton, AVAYA, Zensar, Parametric, Geometric, Xansa, HSBC, Barclays, Credit Suisse, Syntel, Fujitsu, Softenger, Oracle Financial Software Solutions (Formerly Iflex), ThoughtWorks, Red Hat. Geometric Limited, Symphony Services, Syntel, Fujitsu ,Cybage, IBM global, Sybase and Crest Premedia Solutions (P) Ltd. Software giant Microsoft intends to set up a ₹700 crore (US$141.96 million) project in Hinjewadi,Pune
EXL Services, WNS Global, Convergys, Aegis, Mphasis, Vcustomer, Capita.
Alfa Laval, Sandvik, Atlas Copco, Keihin FIE, Panasonic, Sharp, Enkei, Tata Tokyo, Tata Yazaki, Tata Yutaka, Lumax and many more.
Queen of the Deccan, Oxford of the East, and cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune is a city with a future that promises to be as interesting as its history.