Alandi is a village located near the banks of Indrayani River, 15 kilometres from Central.Â This village is home to the shrine of Lord Shiva known as Siddheshwar and it is often referred to as Devachi meaning the place of god. Other religious spots in and around Alandi are Vitthal-Rakhumai Temple, Jnaneshwar temple and Siddhabet. Alandi is also close to the town of Dehu where the Samadhi of nt Tukaram is located and is 6 kilometres from the village of Tulapur.
The has planned to develop the 15-kilometre long Dehu- Road which will be widened in two phases. The 8.25-kilometre stretch from Dehu Village to Moshi-Jadhavwadi border will be constructed first while the 6.8- kilometre stretch from Moshi-Jadhavwadi border to Alandi village will be developed in the second phase. This road will pass through the villages of Moshi, Talawade and Dudulgaon and will connect two pilgrimage centres of Alandi and Dehu.
The Airport is located 15 kilometres from Alandi while the Railway Station is 19 kilometres away. Several ST buses running from Swargate and Railway Station connect Alandi to other areas. In order to reduce heavy traffic in Pune, the MSRDC has proposed to develop a ring road which will be 162 kilometres long and will connect Wakad, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Baner, Alandi, Katraj, Wadki and Pashan.
Schools and Hospitals
Some of the well-known schools located in and around Alandi are Gyanba Sopanrao Moze School, Gonba Sopanrao Moze Adyapak Maha Vidhalay, Pandurang Appaji Kale, Temple School, Rajmata Jijau College and Bhikubai Kardule School, among others. The reputed MIT Academy of Engineering is also located in the area. Hospitals in and around Alandi include Pushpa Hospital, Lokhande Hospital, Dr. Sonavne Hospital and Sadguru Hospital.
Real Estate in Alandi
A mix of rural and urban life, Alandi enjoys a clean and serene environment and a beautiful landscape along the Indrayani River, resulting in niche demand of property in Alandi. Few renowned developers who have successfully launched their projects in Alandi are Tanishq Properties, Jai , Housing and Shriram Developers. A total of 8 projects are currently under construction in Alandi and 5 are due to get possession in 2014. Average price of an apartment in Alandi is Rs 3,178 per sq. ft. with unit sizes ranging from 473 sq. ft. to 1,441 sq. ft. Some of the notable residential properties in Alandi are Tanishq Properties Royal, Amulyam, Shubhashree Developers Verdura and Tanish Associates Orchid.