One of the oldest colonies situated towards the southeast of Pune is Kondhwa. It is among the most recently developed residential areas and fastest growing suburb in Pune. Located within close proximity to Camp and Cantonment, Katraj-Kondhwa is directly linked to Swargate bus stand, Pune railway station, Market yard, MG road, Airport, Hadapsar, Magarpatta, Hinjawadi, Kalyani Nagar and Deccan Gymkhana. It is popular for its unrestricted panoramic view from all sides and offers a nice blend of modernization and a charming ambience. It is an area with a blend of Residential, Business, Leisure and Support Services.
i. This locality is surrounded by NIBM in the East, Bibwewadi in West, Salunke Vihar in North and Lulla Nagar in South. The Wanowrie area under Kondhwa houses several Army set ups like the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) and Command Hospital and the Artificial Limb Center.
ii.Kondhwa is strategically connected to the Mumbai- Highway through the Katraj-Kondhwa Road. This locality is easily accessible from any part of Pune even while travelling from Camp to Saswad and Mumbai-Bangalore highway to Bypass. The commercial zone is located at a 9-kilometre driving distance from Kondhwa.
iii.The most vital road of the place, NIMB Road connects Kondhwa to significant destinations like PuneInternational Airport, Pune Railway Station and Bus Depot. Kondhwa Budruk is efficiently linked to Pune-Solapur Highway through Fatima Nagar. It is approximately an hour drive away from Proposed Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje International Airport.
iv. The construction of a highway has also been proposed, starting from Katraj to Pisoli Road, which will be about 60 metres wide.
v. Its close proximity to the Mumbai- Highway through the Katraj-Kondhwa Road is one of the major reasons for the large number of migrants settling in the area. Development of the Bypass Road has led Katraj-Kondhwa area to enjoy close proximity with Undri.
vi. Big IT companies Magarpatta (12km) & SP Infocity (14.1km)
vii. Schools and Colleges: Delhi Public School, Bishops Academy, Sinhagad City School, Euro Kids, Kothari National School, IITM School Of Management Studies, Vishwakarma Global Business School and Noble College of Commerce & Information Technology and more
viii. Entertainment and Hotels: D-Mart, Dorabjee’s, Refillers, Indrayu Mall, Deccan, Kanha Veg, Jyoti, Gokul, The Village, etc
ix. Hospitals: Bharti Hospital, Inamdar Hospital, Ruby Hall Clinic, Siddiqui Unani Hospital, Satyanand Hospital, National Hospital, Wankhede Hospital Maternity & General and more.
x. Distance from Major areas of Pune City: Market Yard = 5km, Pune Railway Station = 11km, Swargate Bus Stand = 7km , MG Road/Camp = 7km, Mumbai-Pune-Bangalore Express Way = 4km, Bibwewadi Area = 4km, Katraj Square = 4km, Bhartiya Vidyapeth = 5km