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Aundh includes the area of Aundh, Baner, Pune University and Khadki. The area of Aundh grew phenomenally earlier last decade with land prices very high. Today, it is primarily a residential area with a number of townships and housing colonies. Khadki, one of old areas in Pune, has a number of defense establishments and also has  the Mumbai-Pune Highway. The Baner Road leads to the Chatrapati Sports City, Balewadi. Pashan Road, though inhabited in a number of its stretches leads to Chandni Chowk and NDA further on.


The Khadki Bus-Stand in Khadki Bazaar is very well connected to PCMC and Pune Station. On the highway, a number of state and city buses along with six-seaters and autos ply up and down.

Commuting from areas like Ammunition Factory in Khadki, one wouldn't find many autorickshaws here. Aundh again till the areas of Parihar Chowk and university is very well connected. Extreme Aundh areas like Sanghvi and vicinity have buses up and down but one ought to know the timings, as the services are less frequent. Six-seaters and buses ply easily to Ramnagar, Chandni Chowk and vicinity till NDA. Cyber culture is pretty prevelant in the Aundh with many cyber cafes. Khadki has a couple of them.

Balewadi stadium

Telephones are easily accessible all throughout the areas of Khadki, Aundh, Baner. Stop at the first one you see on Pashan road as not many exist there.

The area of Khadki has many defense establishments like the Ammunition Factory, The High Explosives factory, the Military Hospital and few Army establishments. The Khadki Bazaar is an old bazaar and is one of the biggest. The Pune University with acres of sprawling campus which includes IUCAA and many departments resides here as well.  

Must See's:
The Pune University is certainly the prime spot here. With its 400 acres campus heavily planted, the university also has an added  repute of a clean and green campus in addition to its qualitative education. The Panshet lake, though not very big is almost a miniature bird sanctuary. Many bird lovers hit this site early in the mornings. The National Defense Academy (NDA), with it's clean and huge campus in scenic surroundings is another attraction. Garden Court, Ambrosia, Bajara Hills are places to be if you are food freak and want to spend some quality time with your beloved, not to mention the candle light dinners! The lush green fields with a marked absence, of the city humdrum on your way to these spots is an icing on the cake!