Pune History - Milestones

Copper plates of Punya Vishaya under Rashtrakutas

AD 858-AD 868

Seuna Yadavas of Devanagiri

9th century to 1327

Mughal Empire appoints Maloji Bhosale as Jahangir of Pune

1595

Chhatrapati Shivaji crowned and founded Marartha Empire

1674

Bajirao-I becomes the Peshwa of Maratha Empire

1720

Decline of the Maratha empire after 3rd Battle of Panipat

1761

Pune seized by Britishers

1817

Deccan College started

1830

Bombay-Pune railway line completed

1856

Became a centre for freedom movement & social reforms

1875

Aga Khan Palace built

1892

Lokmanya Tilak started Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav

1894

India gains independence

1947

National Chemical Laboratory starts its operations

1949

The National Defense Academy founded

1950

Pune Municipal Transport (PMT) begins its operations

1950

Industrial areas of Hadapsar, Pimpri, etc. were established

1950-60

Modern town planning comes into existence

1961

Tata Motors sets up the first automobile manufacturing unit.

1961

Pune emerges as the engineering capital

1970-80

Foreign investors lay the foundation for modern industrialization

1990

Work on the six-lane Pune-Mumbai super expressway begins

1998

Pune's first flyover inaugurated

1998

IT Park in Hinjewdi inaugurated

1999

Commonwealth Youth Games held

2008

Pune continues to flourish as a global mega city

2012

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