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One of the fastest growing suburbs in Asia, Kothrud, a township on Karve Road and Paud Road was virtually inhabited a decade back. In the mid-90’s with the real estate boom, this area today primarily is a residential area with shopping complexes, restaurants and ever-building houses. Its population comprises of Maharashtrians and student population. Many of the residential complexes, today refuse renting of flats to Students. Colleges like MIT and Cummins College of Engineering for Women are the prime educational institutes in this area.

Connectivity:
Travel from Karve Road and Paud Road with Kothrud Bus-Stand and Kothrud Depot is fairly easy with six-seaters and buses plying heavily to Deccan Gymkhana and corporation.


Connecting buses are available there on. Buses from places like Hadapsar to Kothrud and other parts of Pune are also available.To cater to the huge residing student population, STD/ISD booths are innumerable with many cyber cafe’s coming up.

Highlights:
Educational institutions like MIT, Cummins are one of the best Engineering institutions in Pune.


Many are not aware that Paud Road leads to Chandni Chowk and there on to NDA and Pashan. Infinity Disco and Pub is the only disco other than the ones in the camp.  

Must See’s
: For Pool freaks, you can play a few frames for cheap. Food definitely ought to be tried out here from the tapris, which offer from Chinese to Tandoori. The panoramic view of the hills ahead from Paud Road as it curves through Kothrud till Chandni Chowk is what many overlook while passing through the backdrop.