Pune Cantonment also known as Pune Camp, located in central Pune. The cantonment houses many military establishments. The headquarters of Indian Army’s Southern Command in located here. This locality also known for its many shopping locations like MG Road and East Street. Pune Cantonment is not a part of Pune Municipal Corporation, instead, the Chairman, Cantonment Board is the head of the civic administration within the Cantonment Board area. The Pune Cantonment Board is responsible for the civic administration of the cantonment. The Pune Municipal Corporation supplies water to the residents of Pune Cantonment. The Pune Cantonment Board has also set up public water posts for usage by economically backward sections. Electricity is distributed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited. Camp, Fatima Nagar, Wanwadi, Wanowrie, Kondhwa, Swargate and Subhash Nagar are its neighboring localities. The nearest rail link to the cantonment is the Pune Railway Station and the nearest airport is the Pune International Airport. Some of the key residential projects in Pune Cantonment are Meera Society 2, Jay Green Heaven, Kohinoor Reina, Marvel Claro, Vishwakarma Sai Royale, ABIL Avaanti residences among others.
Pune Cantonment is connected by public transport buses operated by the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited. Auto Rickshaws are easily available in the cantonment.
Wanwadi Road and Parvati Road are the two major roads which passess through the locality which further has access to Mumbai Highway/Pune-Pandharpur Road. The NH-9 which connects Pune to Machilipatnam via Solapur and Hyderabad passes through the cantonment.
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is located at a driving distance of 11.3 km via Airport Rd.and Phule Nagar-Akluj Rd.
Shivajinagar Railway Station, Pune Junction, Ghorpadi Railway Station and Hadapsar are its nearby railway station. However, Pune Junction is the nearest railway station to Pune Cantonment.
Factors for Past Growth :
Its connectivity to other parts of the city via road and rail and has plenty of amenities and social infrastructure that adds to its convenience.
Easy access to Pune International Airport along with major IT Parks such as The Cerebrum IT Park B1, Pune IT Park and Lohia Jain IT Park have been a plus point for Pune Cantonment, driving rental demand and providing consistent rental yield. A fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs, wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. Thus, driving residential demand and consistent rental yield. Varieties of residential properties are available for sale at affordable rate.
Infrastructural Development (Social & Physical) :
City International School-Wanowrie, Dolphin’s Playschool & Nursery, Hutchings High Schools and Junior College, SM Joshi Hindi Madhyamik School and Dr. Ambedkar Memorial Technical High School are some of the good quality schools in the locality.
There are some renowned hospitals in the locality which provides health care facilities to the resident of Pune Cantonment. Some of them of are Southern Command Hospital, Inamdar Multispeciality Hospital, Vora Hospital and Zuleikhabai Valy Md Unani Medical College & Hospital.
Shopping needs of the residents is catered by nearby malls. Mega Mart, HyperCity Mall, Kumar Pacific Mall are three major malls in and around Pune Cantonment.