Uruli Kanchan is a village 33 km east from the city of Pune in the district of Pune, Maharashtra, India. The village has been famous for the last sixty years for the Naturopathy Center (Nisarg Upchar Ashram) started by Mahatma Gandhi and his disciple Manibhai Desai. The village is also the location of the BAIF Development Research Foundation, an NGO started by Manibhai Desai in the 1960s. BAIF is well known throughout India for its program of breeding high yielding livestock and promoting sustainable rural development
Uruli Kanchan Economy :The area around Uruli is irrigated by the Mutha canal and therefore the land is used for growing cash crops like sugarcane and grapes. The sugarcane is supplied mainly to the sugar mill at Anurag Sugar Factory near Yawat, a 15 km from Uruli. The village holds a weekly open air market on Sunday. The Naturopathy Ashram attracts wealthy patrons from all over India. The cattle breeding program at BAIF attracts professionals from all across India.
In recent years, the village has attracted a number of Household furniture and windows manufacturers, distributors and slowly becoming a commuter town for professional people working in Pune.
Educational facilities :
Both Marathi and English Medium highly qualified schools in the nearby vicinity I area of 200 mtrs. There are residential highly qualified schools and now city is coming with colleges of various educational fields.
Uralikanchan Railway station is hardly 800 mtrs from the site. Pune Solapur highway is 200 mtrs from the site. Proposed International Airport is 18 Km from the site.
PETROL PUMP AND VARIOUS RESTAURANTS WITHIN THE PERIPHERY OF 200 MTRS TO 400 MTRS.
- Uruli Kanchan Railway Station 0.8 km
- Hadapsar 22 km
- Theur Ganpati Temple 15 km
- Proposed International Airport 18 km
- CBSE School (English Medium) 250 mtr