Saswad

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Saswad
सासवड
city
Saswad is located in Maharashtra
Saswad
Saswad
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°33′N 74°00′E / 18.55°N 74.00°E / 18.55; 74.00Coordinates: 18°33′N 74°00′E / 18.55°N 74.00°E / 18.55; 74.00
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District PUNE
Elevation 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,15,000
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration MH-12

Saswad About this sound pronunciation  is a city and a municipal council in the pune (maharashtra). Saswad is situated on the banks of Karha River and is famous because the great Marathi Socialist, Writer and Filmmaker P. K. Atre alias Aacharya Atre was born here. He is One of the Leader in the United Marathi Speaker State Movement, his series of books on the Movement viz. Karheche Pani कऱ्हेचे पाणी created Undisputed Place in the History of Marathi Language.

Geography[edit]

Saswad is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 1500 metres (2522 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Saswad had a population of 1,15,000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Saswad has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 70%. In Saswad, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

About Saswad[edit]

Now a day's saswad is a part of pune city because, saswad is just 25 km (30 minutes) away from Pune city and 20 minutes from Hadapsar and the Hadapsar-Saswad road becomes four-lane is under construction. Saswad is a well developed city. There are many apartments,shopping complex,planned society's are built. Saswad is a junction for picnic, because Jejuri is just 15 km from here, Narayanpur & Purandar fort is just 7 km from here, Balaji temple (Ketkawle) is just 14 km from here. Also Katraj Zoo and Sarasbag are not far. The Eotte(Royal Purandar) city which are under construction are just 10 km from Saswad and other Magarpatta City, Amnnora Tower City are just 20 minutes from Saswad.

Key distance from pune city to saswad city[edit]

Hadapsar = 20 min, Swargate = 40 min, Pulgate (CAMP) = 35 min, Pune corporation = 45 min, IBM (IT park) = 15-20 min, Pune station = 40 min, Shivaji nagar = 45 min, Pune airport = 50-60 min (via koregaon park), Kharadi IT park = 40 min, Magarpatta city = 20 min, Pimpari-Chinchwad = 60 min, (via katraj bypass), Hinjewadi (IT park) = 50 min (via katraj bypass), Balewadi (pune olympics) = 50 min (via katraj bypass), Subrata Roy Sahara Cricket Stadium (Gahunje)= 70 min, Kothrud = 40 min via katraj Glyding centre (Saswad rd)= 20 min

Public transport[edit]

Saswad city has pune city buses(PMPML). Saswad has his own ST depot which is 3rd bigger depot in pune(swarget & shivajinagar). Pune railway station is just 40 min away from saswad. Pune airport is 50-60 min(via Kharadi bypass) away from saswad. In 2013 railway budget decide that to start railway(Local) to saswad.

PMPML (PMT)[edit]

Many buses of pmt are running from different area of pune to saswad. Hadapsar - Saswad running by every 10 min , Swargate - Saswad running by every 25 min. Before few years ago from saswad Saswad- Pune station & Saswad- Alandi these buses also available but due to less no. of buses these routes are temporarily stopped but there are chances to start it again. Manapa- Pune station- Saswad , Swargate- kondhawa- Saswad, Katraj- Saswad are proposed buses starting in few days.

Saswad Colleges and Schools[edit]

Waghire college- Saswad, Purandar college- Saswad, kanya prashala- Saswad, shivaji D'ed college- Saswad, M.E.S waghire high school- Saswad, Purandar high school- Saswad, Shivaji English Medium- Saswad, gurukul primary school- Saswad, Bachpan primary school- Saswad, st. Josef English medium- Saswad, 8 municipal high schools- Saswad, purandar engineering college- Saswad, ITI- Saswad, sheth raghunath sabale college of Pharmacy- Saswad, Annasaheb magar college- Hadapsar, JSPM college- Hadapsar, Sadhana high school- Hadapsar, KJ institute- Kondhawa(saswad rd), Trinity Institute- Kondhawa(saswad rd), Sinhgad city school- Kondhawa(Saswad rd),

Industry[edit]

MIDC's in pune are not so far from saswad. Many peoples in saswad are work's at pimpri chinchwad MIDC, chakan MIDC, nagar road MIDC and jejuri MIDC. Many bank's and their ATM are here. New pune international airport first proposed at saswad then any kind of problem it temporary canceled. Pune's proposed ring road is going near from saswad. Because of that, population and property rate of saswad getting high.

Key distance from pune city to saswad city[edit]

Hadapsar = 20 min, Swargate = 40 min, Pulgate (CAMP) = 35 min, Pune corporation = 45 min, IBM (IT park) = 15-20 min, Pune station = 40 min, Shivaji nagar = 45 min, Pune airport = 50-60 min (via koregaon park), Kharadi IT park = 40 min, Magarpatta city = 20 min, Pimpari-Chinchwad = 60 min, (via katraj bypass), Hinjewadi (IT park) = 50 min (via katraj bypass), Balewadi (pune olympics) = 50 min (via katraj bypass), Subrata Roy Sahara Cricket Stadium (Gahunje)= 70 min, Kothrud = 40 min via katraj Glyding centre (Saswad rd)= 20 min

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