Sinhgad Technical Education Society's
Sinhgad College of Engineering, Pune
International Conference on Pervasive Computing 2020
ICPC - 2020
February 13-14, 2020
Pune is the second largest city in the
Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai. It is the ninth most populous city in
the country with an estimated population of 3.13 millionPune is situated 560 metres (1,837 feet) above sea
level on the
Deccan plateau on the right bank of the Mutha river, Pune is also the administrative headquarters of its
district. In the 18th century, the city was the seat of the Peshwas, the prime ministers of the Maratha
Empire and so
was one of the most important political centres on the Indian subcontinent. Pune is ranked the number one
city in India
in the ease of living ranking index.
The city is considered to be the cultural capital of Maharashtra. It is also known as the "Oxford of the East" due to the presence of several well-known educational institutions. The city has emerged as a major educational hub in recent decades, with nearly half of the total international students in the country studying in Pune. Research institutes of information technology, education, management and training attract students and professionals from India and overseas. Several colleges in Pune have student-exchange programmes with colleges in Europe.
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