Dehu Road is a cantonment town situated in the north-western parts of Pune city. It is lies 15.4 km north-west of Pimpri-Chinchwad Industrial City and 26 km north-west of Pune city along the Mumbai Highway (NH 48) which connects it to Pune City. This locality lies between two south-east flowing tributaries of the Bhima river. The Indrayani River flows to its north while the Pavana river to its south. It comes under the jurisdiction of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC). The area is administered by all the three civil administrator namely Cantonment, Municipal Corporation and Gram Panchayat. Some of the prominent localities situated close to it are Dehu, Chikhali, Nigdi, Punawale, Talawade, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Tathawade, Moshi, Bhosari, Kasarwadi, Wakad Hinjewadi, Pimple Saudagar, Baner, Aundh, Khadki, Bopkhel etc. It is surrounded by small towns including Thomas Colony, Shitala Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, Mamurdi, St Tukaram Nagar, Vikas Nagar, Bapdev Nagar, Sri Nagar, Sai Nagar, Mukai Nagar, Purandar Colony, Bhimashankar Nagar, Shelarwadi, Yerwada, Garden City, Ashok Nagar, Kinhai Gaon, Teachers Colony, Chincholi etc. Recent developments in the Vikas Nagar area has made it one of the densest and fastest developing areas of the town. It houses offices of Central Government departments, especially Defence are located here. It is very close to the the IT Parks such as Hinjewadi IT Park, Talawade as well as ICC Trade Tower. Dehu Road is about 13 km from the Talegaon Industrial Zone (IndoSpace Industrial Park, Chakan) via Talegaon Chakan Road where major manufacturing industries including Ordnance Factory Dehu Road of the Ordnance Factories Board. Some of the premium residential projects in Dehu Road are Manisha Shree Vithal Plaza, Vighnaharta Sai Kunj, Vighnaharta Sai Hills, Tirupati Forest Villa, Shri Renuka Vanshri, Kunal Iconia among others.
The newly constructed Mumbai-Pune Expressway ends at its junction with the Dehu Road-Katraj bypass Road, close to the town of Dehu Road. The Dehu Road-Katraj bypass diverts traffic from Mumbai to Bangalore on National Highway 48 (NH 48) out of Pune from this town of Dehu Road to Katraj and the New Katraj Tunnel.
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is about 35.4 km via Mumbai-Pandharpur Road/Old Mumbai-Pune Highway.
Dehu Road can be reached from Pune by Suburban rail, and PMPML operational buses.
Dehu-Chincholi Road, Vikas Nagar Road, Dr Ambedkar Road, and Madhuban Colony Roads are its internal roads which further links Dehu Road with NH 48 and MUmbai-Pune Highway.
Dehu Road, Begdewadi, Akurdi and Chinchwad are nearby railway stations to Dehu Road. However, Dehu Road Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Dehu Road which is about 3.8 km via Dehu-Chincholi Road and Talawade Road.
Factors for past growth
Recent developments in the Vikas Nagar area has made it one of the densest and fastest developing areas of the town. Huge residential and commercial developments have been seen in the past.
Dehu road is turning out to be a preferred location for property buying due to its vicinity to Hinjewadi, Talegaon, Pimpri Chinchwad and Chakan Industrial areas. Also Dehu road is very close to the Mumbai Pune expressway. 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 Road has attracted many homebuyers.
Factor for future growth
Once the Nigdi-Dehu road widening into 4-laning will be completed Dehu Road to Pune city driving time will be only 25 minutes.
Employment hubs near Dehu Road
ICC Trade Tower
IndoSpace Industrial Park, Chakan
Ordnance Factory Dehu Road
Talawade MIDC IT Park
Pune Software Park Pvt Ltd
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
Dehu offers very good social infrastructure to its residents. Some of the reputed schools include Army Public School, Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1, Dehu Road, Swami Vivekanand School, Republic School, Shri Shivaji Madhyamik School, Mahatma Gandhi Marathi School, Wisdom English Medium High School among others.
Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. Some of the reputed hospitals in the vicinity are Dharaskar Hospital, Dhanwantri Hospital, Icon Hospital, Mayur Hospital, Sterling Multispeciality Hospital, Navjeevan Hospital, Akurdi PCMC Hospital, ESIC Hospital, Tongaonkar Hospital etc. to name a few.
The shopping needs of the residents are catered by nearby malls such as Cantt. Shopping Centre, Vision Plus, City One Mall, Akash Raj One Mall, Premier Plaza Mall, Progress Natural Mall among few.