Pune has earned the sobriquet Oxford of the East. In the decades following Independence, the city of Pune has grown exponentially. There are numerous excellent institutes of engineering, medical, management, etc. Though it is perceived as a university town, the fact is it is eighth largest metropolitan cities of India. There are various tour packages to explore majestic attractions and culture of the city. Due to the large educational institutes, it has become a hub for IT and manufacturing companies. The city has become relatively prosperous and enjoys high per capita income in India.
The city of has long history. Chhatrapati Shivaji lived here as boy and later directed the development of the town during his reign. The city is considered as the cultural capital of the state of Maharashtra and is notional seat of Marathi language. It has also been associated with world-famous spiritual Gurus. Osho set up his Ashram in Koregaon in the 70s which now attracts