The Locality Overview of Katraj, Pune

Katraj is a suburb of Pune, Maharashtra, India, that falls under the authority of the Pune Municipal Corporation.

Katraj is known for its Peshwa-era (18th century) lake, which served as a source of water for the city at the time. The town is located at the foot of the Katraj Ghat, a mountain pass that connects Pune to regions south of the city such as Kolhapur and Bangalore, on the important National Highway 4. In recent decades, the land surrounding the lake as well as the settlement of Katrajhas become part of the Pune metropolitan area. The once-rural region is now surrounded by housing developments. The Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park is located on the lake’s edge. The main campus of Bharti Vidyapeeth, a deemed institution, is located here. In the late twentieth century, a magnificent Jain temple was constructed here.

Price Trends

The average price of a property in Katraj is Rs. 52.18 lacs, with prices ranging from Rs. 6.50 lacs to Rs. 52.18 lacs. The Katraj houses range in price from Rs. 6.50 lacs to Rs. 1.85 crores. The starting price of a property in Katraj-Kondhwa Road is Rs. 3,389 per sqft, with an average price of Rs. 6,457 per sqft.


Several significant highways, like the Pune-Satara Road and NH-65, provide an excellent connection to the area (Katraj-Kondhwa Road). The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) operates several buses that link Katraj to other regions of the city. Katraj Bus Stop is a significant bus stop in the area. For public transit, auto-rickshaws and taxis are readily available. Katraj is around 9 kilometers from the city center, and it takes about 30-40 minutes to walk there. Katraj is well connected to both the Pune Junction railway station (11 km) and the Pune International Airport (18 km).

Social Amenities

Some well-known educational institutions in the area are Aaryans World School, Sarhad School, Bharati Vidyapeeth, and Pune Institute of Computer Technology. Residents have access to healthcare at Bharati Hospital, Siddhi Hospital & Laparoscopy Center, and Pawar Hospital. Sixth Sense Shopping Centre, KK Market, and Mandot Shopping Mall are just a few of the nearby shopping malls.


Katraj is closely linked to Hadapsar, Mundhwa, Kharadi, and Kondhwa, as well as other significant industrial regions and IT parks. TyniAudyogicWasahat (4 km), Hadapsar Industrial Estate (11 km), and Mundhwa Industrial Area are all notable industrial areas (13 km). SP Infocity (14 km), Cybercity Magarpatta (14 km), and Cerebrum IT Park are important IT parks and SEZs that are easily accessible from Katraj (15 km).

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