Hinjewadi situated on the north-western outskirts of Pune. It is situated very close to the NH-4 bypass, it has Talegaon Dabhade to its north, Pimpri Chinchwad to its east, Ambey Valley to its west, and Lavale Village to its south. Hinjewadi is recognised as a major IT hub of Pune. The area has good civic amenities and is very well-connected to other parts of the greater city of Pune. This locality comes under the limits of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC). It has many residential and commercial projects lined up for the future. The need for residential projects is rising primarily because the large, ever increasing pool of employed people are eternally in search of houses closer to office, just to avoid the peak-hour traffic. Some of the prominent areas located close to Hinjewadi are Tathawade, Wakad, Pimple Saudagar, Baner, Aundh, Nande, Khadke, Lavale, Kasarwadi among others. Hinjewadi’s social infrastructure is also in good shape. Some of the key residential projects in Hinjewadi are Kohinoor Tinsel Town, Kolte Patil Life Republic ORO Avenue, Kohinoor Tinsel County, Eskay Basera Eternity, Godrej 24, Paranjape Blue Ridge among others.
Connectivity and Transit Points
The Pune Airport is at a distance of 25 km from Hinjewadi. The nearest railway station is the Khadki Railway Station, which is about 16 km from this locality. The Pune Junction, which is the main station, is about 21 km away.
There are a few major roads which run through the area namely The Hinjewadi Road and The Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway.
Apart from that, there are auto-rickshaws, cabs, buses, and shared auto systems (tam-tams) for covering short distances. The buses are operated by PMPML (Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited) and ply frequently. They’re an economical mode of transport, which is why they’re usually very crowded. Most people resort to using two-wheelers here.
The main transit points in Hinjewadi are Hinjewadi Phase 3, Mahindra Tech 1 and 2, Info Park, Tata Motors, Kannor, Infosys Phase 2, Wipro Circle, Tata Johnson, Hinjewadi Phase I, Shivaji Chowk, Hinjewadi Chowk, and Hinjewadi Phata. These are the bus stops where one can hop into a local bus for an easy commute.
Factors for Growth in The Past
The establishment of Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park in Hinjewadi also boosted the locality’s growth, which was originally a small village. Now, many leading multinational organisations, EMERSON Innovation Centre Pune, IBM India, Mahindra Engineering, Tata Technologies, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services, Tech Mahindra, Honeywell, Mindtree and Barclays to name a few, have set up their offices here.
Factors for Growth in the Future
With the real estate market reaching saturation within city limits, potential buyers are shifting their attention to the outskirts. And Hinjewadi ranks quite high on most people’s order of preference. Planned roads and excellent infrastructure facilities have successfully established Hinjewadi as a favorite destination in Pune. With an increase in the city’s population, the IT boom and a resulting large migrant population, the region has seen considerable rental demands for 2 BHK apartments in Hinjewadi.
Three phases of the IT park are already constructed here. Once these are fully functional, more phases will be constructed as planned. This will certainly increase property prices in the area.
There’s plenty of scope for infrastructure development too, especially with respect to roads. Currently, the roads are being widened and new roads are being laid. More residential projects and integrated townships are also being planned and developed, so as to accommodate the large growing population.
Infra Development (Social & Physical)
Hinjewadi offers very good social infrastructure to its residents. Some of the reputed schools in Hinjewadi include the KLAY Prep School & Daycare, Alard Public School, Pumpkin Patch School, Little Big World, VIBGYOR High School, The Genius English Medium School, Shanti Junior High School, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Mercedes – Benz International School, Blue Ridge Public School to name a few. This locality also houses some prominent colleges in the vicinity. These are Alard Colleges of Pharmacy, Alard Institutes, Swami Vivekanand College of Education, International Institute of Information Technology, IBMR College, R.S Junior College, Indira College of commerce and Science among others.
Healthcare facilities are also good in the locality. Some of the leading hospitals in Hinjewadi include the Sanjeevani Hospital, Ayushree Hospital, City Care Hospital, Ruby Hall Clinic, Mediplus Speciality Hospital Pvt Ltd, Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, Lifepoint Multispeciality Hospital, and Hinjewadi Hospital.
The shopping needs of the residents are catered to by malls in Hinjewadi such as the DLMart, Xion Mall, White Square, Spot 18, City One Mall among other. It also houses retail outlets of national and international brands that includes Jio Digital Life, Gurukrupa Retail Outlet, Chroma, Airtel Store, My Jio Store, Reliance Digital Jio, Pantaloons, Westside, Prestige etc.