Zilla Parishad Pune is located in Pune District of Maharashtra. Pune is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Since the 1950s and 1960s, Pune has a traditional old-economic base . Most of the old industries continue to grow. The city is also known for its manufacturing and automobiles industries, as well as for research institutes of information technology (IT), education, management and training, which attract migrants, students, and professionals from India, South East Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.