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Town (Neighbourhood of Sangli Metropolis)
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency = Sangli||Vidhan Sabha constituency = Palus-Kadegaon|
|Nearest city(s)||Sangli, Palus, Tasgaon, Ashta, Islampur, Kolhapur.|
Bhilawadi is a town (Neighbourhood) of Sangli City which is 27 km away from the heart of City Sangli in Sangli district, Maharashtra state, located on the bank of Krishna River. This town is one of the prominent producers of Grapes and Sugar Cane in Sangli district. Bhilawadi town has won the Nirmal Gram Purskar in Sant Gadage Baba Gram Swachhata Abhiyan.
Bhilwadi has many attractions. One of the main attractions in Bhilwadi is the beautiful river bank along Krishna River, built more than 100 years ago.
- Secondary School and Junior College
- Marathi Prathamik School, Bhilwadi
- Z. P. School 1
- Z. P. School 2
- Babasaheb Chitale Mahavidyalay
- English Primary & Highschool School, Bhilawadi
- Bharati Vidyapeeth (P.V.P.V.K.H)
Secondary school & Jr. college, Bhilawadi has of Career Guidance Centre, SSB-IAPT-ANVESHIKA,Bhilawadi, Universal Science Club, Bhilawadi
By Air: Kolhapur Airport which is about 60 km from town which is connected by direct flights to Mumbai, Pune Airport. The land has been reserved for Sangli Airport for the industrial and business purpose which is still waiting for government order(s).
By Road: Bhilawadi town is well connected by road to the nearest cities Palus, Sangli, Tasgaon, Ashta, Islampur. NH4 Pune-Bangalore Highway is about 20 km away from the town which direct connects to Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has facilitated the City Bus service to the town from Sangli and Miraj.
By Railway: Bhilawadi town has railway station by its own name Bhilawadi railway station, which facilitates connections to Pune, Mumbai, Sangli, Miraj, Kolhapur, Belgaum, Chennai, Hayderabad, Bangalore.
By situating on the bank of river Krishna, Bhilawadi is also known for the production of Grapes, in the Verity of "Sonakka, Sharad, Super Sonakka, Thomson, Dongari Sonakka, and Export Quality (Europe)" Grapes, Turmeric and large scale of Sugarcane production. Bhilawadi and region[clarification needed] also rank the highest Milk producing town in the Sangli District with the number of types of milk products.
Industries around the Bhilawadi:
- B.G. Chitale Dairy.
- Chitale Agro Industries Pvt. Ltd.
- Chitale Foods and Sweets
- Patil Dairy
- Bramha Dairy and Milk Products
- Karvi Milk and Milk Products
- Sangram Cane Agro Ltd. Bhilawadi