Pune is India’s 6th largest metro with India’s 2nd highest per capita income. Located 100 miles to the south-west of Mumbai, India’s financial capital, Pune wears many sobriquets.

At once progressive yet steeped in tradition, Pune is a blend of many things. It is the cultural capital of the State of Maharashtra, India’s Oxford of the East, Detroit of the East and of late, yet another Silicon Valley of India.

Pune hosts many home-grown automotive and manufacturing giants like Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, Thermax, Kinetic Engineering, Forbes Marshall etc. It is also home to Technology and Software giants such as TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, MindTree, Persistent Systems, Accenture, IBM and EDS among many other mid-sized BPO & KPO outfits.

Pune also has many SMEs which act as ancillaries to large OEMs. Thanks to the presence of these large corporate players, mature education ecosystem and proximity to Mumbai; Pune also has India’s most vibrant start-up eco-systems.

With a young cosmopolitan population, adequate avenues for learning, entertainment and work opportunities, Pune is a vibrant city and a quintessential part of the “India experience”. It is here that Onio Design is based.

The best time to visit Pune is from October to June. Day temperatures usually range between 28°C and 35°C and rarely touch 40°C.


Pune is situated 100 miles south-east of Mumbai, India’s commercial nerve centre. With a high-speed, multi-lane expressway (autobahn) connecting Mumbai with Pune, reaching Pune is as effortless as it’s comfortable.

With international flights to and from Dubai, Singapore and Frankfurt, and domestic flights to all major Indian metros, Pune offers good air connectivity. Of course, the nearest international airport is Mumbai (formerly Bombay) from where greater options can be availed.

Pune also has excellent rail connectivity and one can reach Pune from all major rail stations. Pune has good connectivity to other ‘tech cities’ like Bangalore and Hyderabad.

To commute within the city, one can avail of prepaid cab service or use auto rickshaws (fare by meter) for travelling within the city.

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