Once the capital of the Maratha Empire, Pune is now the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai, one of the leading cities in the country and one of the most important IT hubs in India. Being the cultural capital of Maharashtra, the city has always had an intrinsic connection with theatre, music, arts and literature and been a centre of learning and research in all fields.
Pune is popularly known as the Oxford of the East as it hosts various prestigious educational institutes like schools, engineering colleges, medical colleges etc and attract thousands of students from across India and even abroad every year. With around 100 Engineering Colleges in the city and a high quality education system, Pune offers a vast pool of talent which is easily available for corporates & MNCs.
Pune city boasts of being a home to various leading companies like WIPRO, Infosys, ZS Associates, Aspect Ratio, Datametica, Congnizant, Deloitte etc. owing to the availability of a big talent force.
There are a few other factors which make Pune an ideal choice for living / business like Pune's proximity to Mumbai, coupled with its temperate climate, commute and travel within the city, attractive rental options, overall lifestyle and cost of living as compared to cities like Bangalore, Mumbai etc.