MIT Institute of Design
DESIGN HABITAT
In pursuance of one of our future aspirations, we at the MIT Institute of Design are now planning to add a further dimension to the programmes of design learning at our campus.
CULTURE

In order to appreciate the inherent core concept of Design against its ever changing image, it is important to examine its progress in historical time and geographical space.

ENVIRONMENT & CITY

Pune city, also known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra, has now established its name as the Oxford of the east.

About Pune

Pune city, also known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra, has now established its name as the Oxford of the east. With a number of educational and research institutes, it offers a variety of options in higher education, thus attracting several knowledge seekers from all over the globe.

Climate

Pune (180 31' N, 730 51' E) is a plateau city situated near the western margin of the Deccan plateau. It is situated at a height of 560m above the mean sea level, near the confluence of the Mula and Mutha rivers. Surrounded by hills, PUNE lies in natural settings having a pleasant climate. The mean daily maximum and the mean minimum for the hottest month - May are 37 Celsius and 23 Celsius respectively. The same for the coldest month of December are 30 Celsius and 12 Celsius respectively.

How To Reach Pune

By Road : Pune is well connected by road with all the major cities within the state as well as outside the state. Daily private and government buses ply from Pune to Mumbai (3 hrs ).

By Air : The airport is situated in the Lohagaon area, about 12-km from the city. Indian Airlines and Jet Airways provide regular flights to Pune from Delhi, four flights a week to Chennai and Bangalore, two to three flights daily from and to Mumbai and Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Goa.

By Rail : Pune has excellent railway services connecting all major cities.