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Lohegaon is a village in Pune district, India. It is primarily known for the Pune International Airport, a domestic and international airport. This place also has an Air Force base, known as 2 wing, one of the oldest air base in India, after the Ambala Air Base. A lot of ex-servicemen reside in Lohegaon.
Being an Indian Air Force Base, there is a Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 and Primary Nursery school as well, Most of the students in these schools are children of Defense personnel staying in New Project, Gurdwara Colony, Lohegoan.
Many schools have come up here - Sharad Pawar International School,Vaishnavi Primary School(English Medium), Mount St. Patrick's School, Aman Setu School, Dr. Vikhe Patil School, Roshni Public School.
There are two prominent engineering colleges, Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Institute of Technology, and the Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Engineering.
List of colleges:
- Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Engineering
- Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Institute of Technology
- Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Management
- Dr. D. Y. Patil School of Architecture
There is a road which connects Lohegaon and Wagholi, which in turn connects to the Ahmednagar highway.
Roads also coming from Vishrant Wadi, Dhanori, Shinde Wadgoan and Wagholi meet at Lohegoan.
Banks:- Canara Bank, SBI Mini Branch (In New Project, AFS) ATM:- Canara Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI.
Indian Air Force have service quarters known as "New Project". Ex-Service men settled in nearby colony, known as Gurudwara Colony. There is very nice Sikh Gurdwara located in Gurdwara colony, which is run by local Sikh people. Ex-Service mens have also settled at Sant Nagar, Lohegoan. There is a big house known as Ave Maria a beautiful home to see owned by Henry John.
Every Sunday inside Lohegoan there is an Open Vegetable market where vendors from local village and nearby areas gather in school ground and sell fresh vegetable at very low cost. Whole local area including defense personals also buy their vegetable from this market.
Generally people come here on the weekends for visiting the water park, then a refreshing and economical meal at Seventh Heaven restaurant opposite to the Air Force Officers Mess. Also one temple of Tukaram Maharaj which is very famous.
There is a famous water park in Lohegaon, Diamond Water park, previously known as Splash Mountain. You can enjoy full day there with water rides.
Here famous places are - New Project, Lohegaon village, Gurdwara Colony, Khese Park, Kalvad, Dhanori, Sant Nagar, Khandave Vasti (Also known as Dadachi vasti) and Wagholi.
This place is also known as the holy land and also known as the place where famous saints used to live for ex.sant tukaram etc. This is the birth place of Sant Tukaram maharaj.A great maratha/Sant who taught Great Shivaji maharaj.
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