is a residential town in Pune
, Maharashtra. Lying about 34 kms from the city center, Chakan
is stationed on the NH-50 between Cities of Nashik
. The roads which connect Pune
Highway to the Pune
Highway and to the Pune
Highway connect the area. The neighboring areas of the Chakan
include Om Sai Nagar
, Mutkewadi, Swapna Nagari, Jambukar Wasti, Kaharabwadi and Kadachiwadi.
The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) runs a number of buses which connect Chakan
to the other areas of Maharashtra. The highway provides excellent connectivity between the residential sites of Chakan
and also connects it to Pune
town and many other areas. Chakan
has many bus stops on NH- 50 like Ambethan Chowk, Chakan
ST Stand, Talegaon
Bus Depo and Chakan
Ambegaon Bus Stop, etc.
The nearest airport to the area is Pune
International Airport. There is a proposed expansion of Pune
International Airport at a distance of about 6 km from Chakan
at the Shiroli village.
The real estate sector of Chakan
is quite developed. There are a number of residential sites which include big apartment buildings. The colonies have all the basic facilities nearby and have a clean environment.
The social infrastructure of Chakan
is developed. The area has a number of hospitals like Anand
Hospital, Dr. Gethes Shree Hospital, Care Hospital, Dr. Joshi Hospital, Shree Vighanaharta Hospital, Durvankur Hospital, Sanjivani Hospital, Shree Tambee Hospital and Dr. Khare Super-Specialty Hospital, etc.
Banks like Abhyudaya Co- operative Bank Ltd, Bank of Baroda, ICICI Bank, Jijamata Mahila Sahakari Bank, Rajgurunagar
Sahakari Bank and The Seva Vikas Co- operative Bank Ltd operate in the area.