Punawale is a residential area situated below the Pawana River in the state of Maharashtra. It comes under the Pune district and is situated to both sides of National Highway 4. The neighboring areas of the Punawale are Newale Wasti, Vishnu Dev Nagar, Borge Wada, Pandhare Wasti, Malwadi, Dattawadi, Ravet, Shri Sai Society, etc.
The nearest railway station to the area is Akurdi Railway Station, while Chinchwad and Dehu Road are the other railway stations close to it. The area is connected by roadways to other neighboring areas as well as to the residential sites of the Punawale. Bus stops surrounding the area are Koyte Vasti, Punawale, Tathwade, Savtamali Chowk, Punawale Bazar, Ravet Corner and Prathmic School. The nearest airport to the region is the Lohegaon Airport.
As the National Highway-4 passes through the center of Punawale and the connectivity to Pune and Mumbai city is very good, real estate in Punawale is much in demand. The area has many multi-storey apartments and buildings available on lease and for sale. The colonies are equipped with day-to-day amenities and are connected well to one another by roadways.
The social infrastructure of the area is in a developing phase. It has a number of schools, shopping malls, grocery stores, restaurants, etc. Schools and colleges in the area include Lotus Business School, Jeevan Shikshan Vidya Mandir, Government School, Euro Kids, LS Pre School and Rising Royals English Medium School.
Gagangiri Hospital, Aastha Hoispoital, Jui Hospital, Unique Multispecialty Hospital and Ojas Multispecialty Hospital are among the healthcare centers around the area. The lone bank operating in the area is Bank of Maharashtra. The only shopping mall of the area is Gagan Mini Market.