Nira is a river flowing through the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a tributary of Bhima river and flows through puneDistric, Pune and Solapur districts of Maharashtra. Karha is a tributary of Nira.
This river flows from Shirwal(taluka khandala), Satara District to Pune District and then meets Bhima Basin at Nira Narsingpur near Akluj. Then flows with Bhima water to Solapur District. The Nira river joins the Bhima between Nira Narsingpur in Pune District and Malshiras Taluka in Solapur district. The dams built on Nira river are Devdhar dam and Veer dam in Satara and pune District.