|Nickname(s): Educational City|
|• Type||Munciple council|
|Elevation||315 m (1,033 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||MH 29|
Pusad gets its name from River Pus, as the town is located on bank of river Pus. Pusad falls under Yavatmal district. Pusad is known as "Educational City" Because it has many schools and colleges from long time when it was uncommon in the surrounding area. Although officially a Taluka place, Pusad is comparable to the size of a District in terms of size and revenue. A proposal of declaring Pusad a district officially is under procedure at the moment.
Pusad is located at  It has an average elevation of 315 metres (1033 feet). Pusad is surrounded by hills from almost all the sides and is at little lower elevation than these hills. The name of the city originates from the name of the adjoining river called Pus Nadi. Pus nadi is lifeline of the city and also a source of drinking water and irrigation water. Pusad is also believed to be derived its name from its ancient name "Pushpawanti Nagari"..
As of 2001[update] India census, Pusad had a population of 67,152. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Pusad has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 72%. In Pusad, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Pusad's climate is extreme with the temperatures going as high as 49 degree Celsius in summers and as low as 5 degree Celsius in winters. Experts believe this due to a phenomenon called as "Basket Effect".
Pusad is connected to major cities in the Maharashtra State by the roadways. The MSRTC buses runs from Pusad to Washim, Hingoli, Yavatmal, Nanded, Solapur, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai, Amravati, Akola, Aurangabad, Adilabad and Indore. In the British era, Pusad was connected to nearby towns with Railway. However, due to unknown reasons, British rule discontinued the service. Pusad is being considered as a future station halt for Wardha-Nanded railway halt. Chondhi is a Village in Pusad Taluka in Yavatmal District of Maharashtra State, India. It belongs to Vidarbha region . It belongs to Amravati Division . It is located 87 KM towards west from District head quarters Yavatmal. 14 KM from Pusad. 588 KM from State capital Mumbai There is no railway station near to Chondhi in less than 10 km. How ever Akola Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 107 KM near to Chondhi
Colleges and Schools
Pusad has many notable institutions and colleges as well as reputed schools. The leaders and visionaries in town realized the importance of education and established several institutes in the city.
B.N.College of Engineering: It was a first technical institute in the region.
Dairy Technology College: One of the few colleges in India who offers UG degree for Dairy Technology.
Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya: Medical College with degrees and diplomas offering in Ayurvedic Medical Science.
N.P.H. Polytechnic: Technical institute offering Diploma in Engineering.
Sudhakarrao Naik Institute of Pharmacy College: Offers Ph.D, Post Graduates Degree, Under Graduates Degree and Diploma Course in the field of [Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences]
Shri shivaji highschool Koshatwar Daulatkhan High School: Oldest school in the city which offers education from standard 5th to 12th.
Other many institutes are also there offering various courses in fields of Arts, Science, Commerce and other.
Some of the well known schools in Pusad city are:
1. Jyotirgamaya English School, 2. Navjeevan Dnyanpeeth English Medium School, 3. St. Mary School, 4. Jet Kids International School, 5. K.D.High School, 6. Rani Laxmibai School, 7. Asegaonkar School, 8. M.P.N. Convent.
Pusad has a lot of temples around city and outside. One of the Shakti Pitha Mahur is located just 40 km east to the city. Following are other temples in and around the city Sargadi Aai Tempale: Located at Chondhi Village [15 km From Bus Stand, Pusad]
Karla: Temple of Lord Krishna.[5 km from Bus Stand, Pusad],
Amba Temple: Temple of Goddess Jagadamba [6 km from Bus Stand, Pusad]
Other Temples around town: Vitthal Rukmani Temple Dhankeshwar[Washim Road] Jageshwar Temple RamMandi Temple[old city] Hatkeshwar Temple[old city] Karunewar Temple[old city] Gajanan maharaj Temple Sai Baba temple Harshi Mahadev Chintamani Temple Narsinha mandir : A beautiful temple of lord Narsimha located in Chowbara chowk. Khandi: A pilgrimage of Mahanubhav people located at the banks of river pus on east of town.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Pusad
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
||Washim (district)||Manora||Digras, Darwha, Akola Bazar, Yavatmal|
|Mahur, Nanded district|