Dehu is a suburb situated in the north of Pune. This locality is considered as a holy place and comes under Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. Holy Indrayani river flows through the Dehu which later flows through Alandi too. Dehu is a place of Sant Tukaram – well known sant in Maharashtra. Dehu Road Railway Station is an important[by whom?] suburban railway station of Pune Suburban Railway. It is on the Mumbai – Pune Railway route. Other prominent areas situated close to it are Talwade, Moshi, Alandi, Charholi, Dehu Road, Chakan, Vadgaon among others. It is 12.8 km away from Pimpri-Chinchwad while 28.3 km from Pune via Mumbai-Pandharpur Road and Old-Mumbai-Pune Highway. Dehu-Chinchwad Road, Dehu-Yelwadi Road and Dehu-Moshi Roads are the major roads which passes through the locality and connects it with Old-Mumbai Road and NH 48. It lies 14 km north-east of Pimpri-Chinchwad Industrial City. Some of the premium residential projects in Dehu are Mayur Tathastu Paradise, Aaradhya Apartment, Mercury Gulmohar Park, Shiromani Heights, Kshitej Anandban, Midas Regency among others.
The area enjoys excellent connectivity and is well linked to other parts of the city through a strong network of roads. Dehu- Chincholi Road is the major road which further links the Dehu with Old Mumbai Road (NH 48).
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is about 35.2 km via Chinchwad-Akurdi Link Road.
Dehu Road, Begdewadi, Akurdi, Talegaon, Ghorawadi are its nearby railway stations. However, Dehu Road railway station is the nearest railway station to Dehu Road which is situated at a distance of 3.8 km via Dehu-Chincholi Road.
A number of PMPML buses ease the lives of commuters by providing them better avenues for transportation. Major bus stops in the locality are Sangurli Phata, Malwadi Dehu, Malinagar, Dehugaon etc.
Factors for past growth
Its proximity to Pune International Airport along with major IT Hubs such as Talawade MIDC IT Park, Pune Software Park Pvt Ltd, MIDC Software Technology Park, Fujitsu Consulting India etc. have been a plus point for Dehu. A fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs, wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. As a result, properties for sale in Dehu has attracted many homebuyers.
The ease of transport and commuting has resulted in even higher industrial and retail activity, and has given a major boost to the residential property sector, as well.
Employment hubs near Dehu
Talawade MIDC IT Park,
Pune Software Park Pvt Ltd,
MIDC Software Technology Park,
Fujitsu Consulting India,
Sopra Steria India Pvt Ltd
Factors for future growth
With an increase in the city’s population, the IT boom and a resulting large migrant population, the region has seen considerable residential activity. Dehu has potential for growth in the future largely due to the two large IT Parks located in the region.
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
Dehu offers very good social infrastructure to its residents. Some of the reputed schools include Z P School, Jagadguru English Medium School, Zilla Parishad Primary School, Joy Nest Pre Primary English Medium School etc. It also houses some good colleges and educational institutions nearby. These are Conquest College of Arts, Commerce, and Computer Studies, IIBM College of Hotel Management, Deeksha College, ASM’s School of Hotel Management, Siddhant College of Engineering among others.
Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. Some of the reputed hospitals in the vicinity are Lotus Multispeciality Hospital, Icon Hospital, Mayur Hospital, Dhanashree Hospital, Akurdi PCMC Hospital, ESIC Hospital, Dhanwantri Hospital among few.
The shopping needs of the residents are catered by nearby malls such as Cantt. Shopping Centre, City One Mall, Premier Plaza Mall, Vision PLus, Bombay Bazar etc. It also Houses retail outlets of famous national and international brands such as Max Fashion, Peter England, Raymond Retail Shop, Pantaloons, My Jio Store, Amul Retail Outlet to name a few.