Located in the South-West regions of Pune, Kothrud is one the fastest developing suburbs of Asia. An upscale locality, it has seen rapid growth in Real Estate development over the last few years. With a history dating back to the era of Peshwas, Kothrud was known as Kothrud Baag in the yesteryear. The first flyover of the Pune city i.e Savarkar Flyover which connects the two major arterials Karve Road and Paud Road was built in Kothrud. Further to add to its connectivity, it is intersected by the Mumbai-Pune Bypass road thereby allowing vast movements of people and business activities between the two important cities. Apart from this, the area is at a short driving distance from the Pune Junction Railway Station as well as Pune Airport. The area also has a number of reputed educational institutes like MIT Management Institute, Cummins Engineering College, Bhartiya Vidyapeeth and City International School. Kothrud lies in close proximity to IT Infotech and areas like Wakad and Baner which houses some of the corporate giants like Accenture, TCS, Wipro, Cognizant and so forth. The presence of a number of restaurants, shopping complexes, banks and ATMs, markets, retail brand stores, etc. ensure smooth functioning of daily life..