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Pimpri

Pimpri
पिंपरी
Suburb
Pimpri is located in Maharashtra
Pimpri
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Metro Pune
Area
 • Total 171.51 km2 (66.22 sq mi)
Elevation 570 m (1,870 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,729,320
 • Density 10,000/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 411017, 411018
Telephone code 91-20
Vehicle registration MH-14
Lok Sabha constituency Maval, Shirur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Pimpri, Chinchwad, Bhosari
Civic agency Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation
Distance from Mumbai 165 kilometres (103 mi) (land)
Website .in.gov.pcmcindiawww

Pimpri is a suburb of Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune in the Pune Metropolitan Area in the state of Maharashtra, India. It consists of the twin towns of Pimpri and Chinchwad which are governed by a common municipal body the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation or PCMC. It is located to the North-West of Pune and is well connected to the center of Pune city via the Old Pune-Mumbai Highway.

Contents

  • Demographics 1
  • Geography 2
  • History 3
  • Culture 4
  • Industries 5
  • Transport 6
    • Freeway 6.1
  • PCMC 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Demographics

The main language spoken in the town is Cheti ChandMela is celebrated on a huge scale, where, celebrities from Bollywood are called upon & Julelal Chaliyo is also Celebrated in Full spirit by local residents.

Geography

History

Culture

Gurunanak Jayanti, Chalio, Bahrana Sahib, Navratra, Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated with lot of rigor and joy, Dussehra is also one of the important festival. All industries are closed during that time.

Industries

There are many industries based in Pimpri. These includes Tata Motors, Mercedes Benz, Bajaj Auto, Force Motors, etc...

Transport

Pimpri is well connected by road, rail and air. The nearest airport is Pune Airport, with the Maharashtra government planning to set up a new airport near Chakan.[1] Pune - Lonavla suburban local trains run through this area. The railway station for this area is Pimpri Railway Station. Old Pune–Mumbai Highway has been widened to four lanes, which has improved connectivity to Pune and reduced travel time to less than 30 minutes. It has a State Transport Bus stand Pimpri-Chinchwad Bus Stand at Vallabhnagar. Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited(formed by merger of PCMT and PMT) operates the public transport system in this area. The Maharashtra government has proposed metro connectivity to Pimpri under the Pune Metro project. A BRTS system is also under construction in this area.

Freeway

The freeway is been designed on Pune- Mumbai old highway which streamlines the traffic in the cities of Pimpri, Chinchwad, Akurdi, Nigdi.

PCMC

Pimpri comes under Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. This corporation is situated on the Old Pune-Mumbai Highway in the heart of Pimpri. It was established in 1982 covering an area of about 87 square kilometers.

PCMC logo

See also

References

  1. ^ Nambiar, Nisha (December 8, 2009). "Rs 7,000-crore Chakan airport: new deadline is 2014". Indian Express. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 

External links

  • Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation Website
  • Information about Pimpri-Chinchwad
  • www.dypcoe-akurdi.org/
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