Hadapsar

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Hadapsar
हडपसर
Suburb
Mastani lake near Hadapsar
Mastani lake near Hadapsar
Hadapsar is located in Maharashtra
Hadapsar
Hadapsar
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°29′48″N 73°56′30″E / 18.49667°N 73.94167°E / 18.49667; 73.94167Coordinates: 18°29′48″N 73°56′30″E / 18.49667°N 73.94167°E / 18.49667; 73.94167
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Population
 • Total 78,563
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 411028
Telephone code 020
Vehicle registration MH-12
Nearest city Pune
Literacy 67%
Lok Sabha constituency Shirur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Hadapsar

Hadapsar is an eastern suburb of Pune City, Maharashtra, India. Until 1990s Hadapsar was a small village surrounded by farms. It has grown to be a major industrial area .

Industry[edit]

Hadapsar was an Industrial suburb of Pune, and is a part of Pune Municipal corporation. Mumbai Hyderabad National highway runs through Hadapsar. This is also known as Pune - Solapur Road. Hadapsar is home to industries like Serum Institute of India, Honeywell, Bharat Forge, Gits Food Products,[citation needed] Indian Hume Pipe Factory, rudraksha infotech softwer company,[1] Kirloskar, EDP and Accurate.

Hadapsar has three SEZs: Magarpatta, Amanora Park Town and SP Infocity.

Tourism[edit]

Gliding Centre Pune[edit]

The Gliding Centre at Hadapsar, Pune (GCP) is an undertaking of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Civil Aviation Department, Government of India. Currently, three 'Super Blanik L23' aircraft, which are two-seater gliders (Sailplanes), are flown at the gliding centre.

Pilots with valid Glider Pilot Licenses can fly there, and the centre offers training to aspiring pilots. GCP is open to the general public on Sundays (excepting national holidays) and offers a joy ride. Typically, flying season at GCP starts post monsoon by October and continues until the onset of the next monsoon by May or early June.

Gliding Center - Sunset at Hadapsar Pune

Other tourist sites[edit]

Tourist locations in the vicinity are Theur, Kanifnath Temple, Purandhar Fort and Mastani Talav (a lake). Hadapsar is located around 8.5 km from the centre of Pune. Every year Sant Dyneshwar and Sant Tukaram palkhi go from Alandi and Dehu to Pandharpur through Hadapsar where the routes get separated. Chintamani temple (Theur) is 16 km from Hadapsar. Chintamani Ganpati is one of the eight Ashtavinayakas.

Kanifnath Temple: This ancient temple is believed to be one of the Navnaths, and there is a small cave opening within it, which women are barred from entering. Kanifnath temple is located around 30 km away from Pune. From Hadapsar, there are two roads that reach the temple. One is via Wadki, and the other is via Wadki and Saswad.

Theur: Theur is a pilgrimage site and houses the Chintamani Ganapati Temple. This Ganesha Temple is part of the Ashtavinayak series in Pune. The temple is the 5th Ashtavinayak. It is also believed that a restive Lord Brahma found peace of mind at this place by seeking the help of Lord Ganesha.

Mastani Talav: Some peoples suggest that Bajirao and Mastani used to ride on horseback and spend time along the octagonal lake on outskirt of Pune. This lake is known as Mastani Talav. It can be seen from Dive ghat on the way from Saswad to Pune.

Purandar Fort: Purandar fort is well known for birthplace place of Sambhaji Raje Bhosle (Second Chhatrapati and son of Chhartapati Shivajiraje Bhosle). Purandar stands 4,472 ft above sea in the Western ghat southeast side of Pune ahed of Saswad village and about 40 km from Hadapsar. Purandar fort is also well known for its tracking sites.

Tukai Tekadi: This hill is located near gliding centre. There is a temple of goddess 'Tukai' there. The area in and around Tukai Tekdi is seen as a future residential area of interest.[2]

Amanora Town Centre: This is a shopping mall comprising 400 acres of gated community consists Pune's one of tallest buildings.

Seasons Mall: Building up on a 17-acre plot, this mall is located on the outskirts of Magarpatta which has largest multiples in India which includes 18 screens.

Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary: This is a wildlife sanctuary located about 60 km from Hadapsar and is home to the Indian gazelle (Chinkara) in addition to a number of other flora and fauna.

Educational institutions[edit]

Schools and colleges in Hadapsar include Sadhana college, P.D.E.A.'s College of Engineering, Manjari(Bk.) EuroSchool - Undri, Delhi Public School, The Bishops School-Undri, Annasaheb Magar College, College of Engineering Hadapsar, Ayurvedic college, ISMR, Jayawantrao Sawant College of Engineering, Jayawantrao Sawant College of Pharmacy, and Sane Guruji Vidyalaya. Etlhive - Hadoop And All IT Professional Cources

Areas[edit]

Hadapsar gaon (the original village), Gadital, Malvadi, Gondhale nagar,Manjri BK,Nandini SpringField,Manjri Greens, Satyapuram, Satav Nagar, Sadhana society, Aakashwani, Sadesatra nali, Sadhunana vasti, Orient garden, Sasanenagar, Sayyad nagar, Magarpatta, tukai darshan, Kalepadal / Kale Borate Nagar, Laxmi Cololy, Mahadev Nagar, Undri are the main areas.

Transport[edit]

Hadapsar railway station exists ahead of Amanora town center. Pune Junction railway station provides more rail services. The nearest airport is Pune Airport.

Hadapsar is connected to the other parts of the city by PMPML buses. The PMPML also operates AC buses on the Katraj-Hadapsar BRT Route. Several State Transport buses also have a stopover at Hadapsar.

The traffic density on the roads is higher during the morning and evening rush hours due to the companies located there, and the National Highway passes through. Three flyovers have been constructed to ease the traffic.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rudraksha Infotech – Software & Technology Companies". www.rudrakshainfotech.com. Retrieved 2017-03-07. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]