Shastri Nagar is a suburb located in the west of Pune. It is a part of Kothrud locality which is located about 850 meter from Shastri nagar. This area mainly covers a slum line in Kothrud including Sagar Colony, Guru Ganesh Nagar, Shantiban Society, Maurya Vihar, Navbhumi Colony, Shastri Nagar and some part till Vivekanand Road. Its nearby cities are Pratik Nagar, Laxmi Nagar, Yerawada, Navi Khadki, Gandhi Nagar, Adarsh Nagar and Ramwadi. It comes under Pune Municipal Corporation. Pune city is located at a distance of 7 km while Mumbai is about 150 km away from Shastri Nagar. Nanasaheb Dharmadhikari Road is the only internal road for Shastri Nagar. Other major roads are DP Road and Paud Road which further has its access with Mumbai Highway (NH 48). Some of the key residential projects in Shastri Nagar are Sai Plaza Pune, Hermes Heritage Homes, Embassy Apartment, Ramesh Hermes Emerald, Shanti Rakshak Society among others.
Shivaji Nagar and Kothrud are the nearest locality to Shastri Nagar which is located at a distance of 7.6 and 800 meters respectively.
There are two major roads Paud Road and DP Road passes through the locality which further connects to the Katraj-Dehu Road Bypass/Mumbai Highway.
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is located at a driving distance of 22 km.
Shivajinagar, Pune Junction, Khadki, Ghorpadi are the nearby railway station. However, Shivajinagar Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Shastri Nagar which is at a driving distance of 7 kms only via Paud Road.
Factors for future growth
It’s excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport along with major IT Parks such as Lohia Jain IT Park, Kapil Zenith IT Park have been a plus point for Shastri Nagar. As a result, A fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs, wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. Thus, driving residential demand and consistent rental yield. In the recent past, demands for 2 BHK flats for rent have get momentum in Shastri Nagar.
Smooth connectivity, nearness to Kothrud and Bhosari Colony and excellent infrastructure are the prime factors that have resulted in the development of residential properties in Shastri Nagar.
In recent years, Shastri Nagar has seen a lot of commercial and industrial development in the Paud Road which is the major road of Shastri Nagar, opened face of employment for the residents of Shastri Nagar.
Infrastructural Development (Social & Physical)
Shastri Nagar houses some quality schools in its vicinity. Some of them are City International School, Vasundhara Secondary School, Spring Orchid School, Paranjape School, Happy Kids Nursery School and Bal Shikshan Mandir English Medium School.
Some of the renowned hospitals providing health care facility to the residents of Shastri Nagar are Sutar Hospital, Sushrut Hospital, Sahyadri Hospital, PMC Sutar Hospital, Subudh Hospital to name a few.
Revolution Mall, Reliance Footprint and Pune Central Malls are the major malls in the neighboring localities which serves the daily needs of the residents of Shastri Nagar.