Baramati is a city and a municipal council in Pune district in the state
of Maharashtra, India. It is located at 18.15°N 74.58°E. It has an average elevation of 538 meters (1765 feet). It belongs to Paschim
Maharashtra region and Pune Division. 232 KM from
State capital Mumbai towards west.
Surrounding areas mostly depend on agriculture as the main source of income. The land in
region is very well irrigated because of
Nira Left Canal irrigation from Veer Dam
. Nira River and Karha
River also provide direct irrigation water to farms. Drinking water is also sourced from this canal.
Additionally Municipal Council also receives drinking water from
through a pipeline. Main crops
include Sugarcane, Grapes, Jawari, Cotton and Wheat. Grapes and Sugar are exported from here. There is a
huge market place for cotton and food grains in the city.
It has created a niche for itself in the field of education. Last decade has seen growth of
as a Prominent Education Center with Colleges and Schools ranging
from Engineering to Biotechnology to Law and Medical college. Surrounded area has three
places which have become well known education centers. Vidya
Pratishthan offers courses from primary
education to master's degrees. Vidyanagari
has a Law College,
College of Engineering, School of
BioTechnology, Institute of Information Technology, MBA, MCA apart from Primary School and Arts,
Science College. Tuljaram Chaturchand College
has a junior college and a senior college with
well equipped staff following the latest trends in the market. Senior college provides graduation in
science, commerce and arts.
Government Industrial Training Institute Malegaon Bk. Industrial areas (MIDC), Jejuri,
Kurkumbh near city are developing fast & needs skilled manpower. This institute can fulfill the
requirements of skilled manpower of local industrial establishments, commercial establishments,
industrial units, consumer markets and other self-employment opportunities.
Agricultural Development Trust, Shradanagar offers dedicated college for girls. Courses here include
Graduation, Junior College, Bachelor's degree in Education.
The Malegaon Sugar Factories's Shivnagar Vidya Prasarak Mandal, Malegaon offers wide range of Technology
Management Courses. The campus has an Engineering College, a Management Institute, a Pharmacy College
College of Commerce, Science & Computer Education.