Pune – The Silicon City

Pune is considered as one of the fastest growing IT centres in India. It has attracted many IT giants to setup and expand their facilities to cater to their clients world over. Infosys which is like a brand-ambassador of whole Indian IT excellence world over has its origin in Pune. Another display of IT excellence the Param – Super computer is pride of PUNE and India. Now Pune is the 2nd largest Software Exporter from India only next to Bengaluru, so assumes great importance as an IT city.

Smart City Pune

Pune is a proud participant in the India Smarts Cities Challenge, a competition inspiring innovation in cities to improve the lives of citizens.


Since age old days Pune is well connected to the developed countries. Many puneites are settled abroad. It is industrially well developed with many tie-ups and collaborations with developed countries like US, UK, Europe, Japan, etc.. The inherent working connection and exposure to developed countries and developed technologies has produced many entrepreneurs who are sphere-heading the city as one of the congenial growth centers of information technology in India.

Geographical Advantage:

Pune city is geographically well placed enjoying the advantages of both a developed city as well as a countryside. Pune is a countryside locality in terms of pleasant climate and compact size (The different corners of the city can be traversed in a short period.) It is a big city in terms of knowledgeable populace, infrastructure, a varied cultural mix, and open minded urban lifestyle. The city is least prone to natural calamities. The big advantage is its proximity to Mumbai which is the gateway of international trade and travel.


Pune has a decently built infrastructure in terms of roads, railways, airways, telecommunications, and both office and residential accommodations.. It has number of ISP’s providing sufficient bandwidth. It has moderately prised to luxury five star hotels to suit all budgets.

Skilled Human resource:

Perhaps Pune is the most gifted city in skilled human resources. Pune is the center of both technical and non-technical education. Probably Pune has the maximum number of technical colleges in the country. This makes easy availability of very skilled technical people at low costs which is the backbone of information technology industry.

Compact City:

The different corners of the city can be traversed in a short period without wasting more time in travel. Numerous hotels and restaurants offer variety of wholesome food from Indian to Continental to Chinese in different price range. Thousands of office and residential spaces are available in different sizes and prices. Whatever your religion, be rest assured of religious places of worship of all faiths are found in the city. It has got several good hospitals at reasonable cost. One can relax at multiplexes, water parks, clubs, sports events cultural programmes, music concerts, green parks, historic forts, countryside resorts, nearby hill stations,etc.. The city is well known education hub.

Maharashtra Information Technology Policy 1998:

The Government of Maharashtra State has taken a number of policy initiatives to make the state to reap the benefits of technology revolution.