Deccan gymkhana is an area lies in the centre of Pune. It is very close to Pune Municipal Corporation and comes under the jurisdiction of PMC. This area has Sambhaji Park, one of the famous parks in the city. There is famous Temple of Lord Hanuman ”Bal Bheem Temple”. Patrakar Nagar, Gokhale Nagar, Shivajinagar, Mangalwar Peth, Kelewadi, Kothrud, Dattawadi, Swargate, Budhwar Peth and Mangalwar Peth are its neighboring localities. Deccan Gymkhana Sports Club is a sports club situated in this area. Entertainment areas such as City Pride Multiplex, Alka Cinema Hall, Balgandharva Drama Theatre are merely 10 minutes’ drive away.
Important roads like Karve Road, Jangli Maharaj Road and Fergusson College Road originate in this area. This area is well linked to the different areas of Pune by PMPML buses. Tilak Road ia a linking road between Swargate and Deccan Gymkhana, while the Laxmi Road links this area to Pune Cantonment. Deccan Gymkhana is a major halt on several routes of PMPML-Malwadi. They have there halt at Deccan Gymkhana. Buses from Gokhale Nagar and Janwadi traveling to Shanipar and Swargate pass via Deccan Gymkhana. Buses originating from Pune Railway Station and Shivajinagar to Karve Nagar, Bharati Vidyapeeth and Dhankawadi pass from Deccan Gymkhana. It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is located at a driving distance of 11.8 kms via Airport Road and Sangamwadi Road.
Factors for past growth
Proximity to Pune International Airport along with major IT Parks such as Such as Lohia Jain IT Park and Pune IT Park in the vicinity is a plus point for Deccan Gymkhana. A fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs, wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. Its connectivity to other parts of the city via road and rail and has plenty of amenities and social infrastructure that adds to its convenience. Proposed metro station will also play major role in the development of this locality.
Factors for future growth :
Proposed metro station is one of the reasons behind increasing price of plots in Deccan Gymkhana. Once this metro station will active, lot’s of commercial and infra development will be seen in the locality which will increase residential demand and development in the locality.
Infrastructural Development (Social & Physical) :
Navin Marathi High School, Ahilyadevi high School For Girls, JETs Preschool, Modern English Medium School, Creations, The School of Design and Technology, Huzurpaga Girls High School and Junior College are some of the reputed schools in the vicinity. Ghaisas ENT Hospital, Gupte Hospital, Sathe Hospital, Galaxy Care Hospital and Sahyadri Speciality Hospital are the renowned hospitals which provides health care facility to the resident of Deccan Gymkhana.