Mulshi Dam - River Mula


Mulshi is the name of a major dam on the Mula river located in the Taluka Mulshi administrative division of the Pune district of Maharashtra State, India.

Water from the dam is used for irrigation as well as for producing electricity at the Bhira hydroelectric power plant, operated by Tata Power Company LTD. The station operates six 25MW Pelton turbines and was established in 1927. It mostly supplies power to Mumbai.

The Mula River is an important river in India that originates at the Mulshi Dam in Taluka Mulshi in Pune district in the Western Ghats province of the Indian state Maharashtra. In the city of Pune it converges with the Mutha River. Mula is a tributary of the Bhima River in the Deccan India and thus a distributary of Godavari. It passes through the towns of Pune and Khadki. Biologists have said that there are around 108 species of fish, 102 blossoming plant species, 130 bird species in and around the riverbanks and surrounding areas.

Mulshi is to the west of Pune and close to Lonavala as well as Konkan region. Mulshi dam and the surroundings are full of natural beauties that includes a dam, hilly region of Sahyadri's deep forests and forts like Dhangad and Koraigadh.

Mulshi is very near to Pune and a short trip here can be arranged. One must enjoy the marvelous lake, the dam, forest and hilly region of Mulshi. If you are lucky then you can enjoy boating here as well. Thus, it is a newly developing picnic spot near Pune.

The dense forest around the Dam and lake offer the views of some rare wild animals and also views of variety of trees including Teak, sag, mango trees and oak. The forest cover and the lake are habitats of bird flora and many varieties colored birds can be spotted here. The Munshi Lake and dam are really charming for a nature loving visitor.

Location info:

District: Pune District.
Nearest City: Pune.
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Photographers can take lots of photos of the place in and around .

Interesting things to Visit:

Aga Khan Palace
Aga Khan Palace is situated in the Yerwada area of Pune. Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III, got the palace constructed in the year 1892. The aim behind the construction of the Aga Khan Palace was to provide employment to the people of the nearby areas, who were hit by famine.

Film and Television Institute of India
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) of Pune is situated on the Law College Road, at a distance of one km from Deccan Gymkhana. Spread over an area of 21 acres, the institute was established on the recommendation of Film Enquiry Committee.

Lal Mahal
Lal Mahal (Palace), dating back to the year 1634, was constructed by Sahaji Bhonsale, Shivaji's father. When Sahaji received territories in Pune from Bijapur Sultanat, he sent his wife, Jijabai, and his son to the city and got the palace built as their residence.

Osho Commune International
Osho Commune International is an ashram founded by Rajneesh Chandra Mohan Jain, popularly known as Osho. Situated in the Koregaon Park of Pune, Osho Ashram is mainly famous for the meditation courses it offers. Away from the hectic pace of city life, the ashram comes as a welcome relief for the people

Parvati Hill and Temple
Parvati Hill and Temple are quite famous amongst the tourists visiting Pune. The hill is situated at a distance of approximately one km from Swargate and four km from Deccan Gymkhana. The picturesque beauty of the hill is what draws tourists here.

Raj Bhavan
Raj Bhavan of Pune, also known as the Government House, dates back to the year 1866. It is situated in Ganeshkhind and was designed by the famous architect, James Trubshawe. Built under the British Raj, Raj Bhavan was originally meant to be used in summers by the government of Bombay Presidency under the British Raj.

Shaniwar Wada
Shaniwar Wada is situated in Shaniwar Peth, near the railway station of Pune. It is a fort, whose foundation was laid down by Peshwa Baji Rao in the year 1729-30. It took two years to complete the fort and later, many additions were also made to it by the successors of Baji Rao.

Shindyanchi Chhatri
One of the greatest architectural beauties of the Pune city is the Shindyanchi Chhatri, situated in Wanowrie. It is a memorial dedicated to the great soldier, Mahadji Shinde. For twenty years, between 1760 and 1780, he served as the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army under the Peshwas.

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:Pune.
Nearest Airport:Pune Airport
Road Transport:35 km away from Pune.

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Nearest Petrol Pump:


  • Fariyas Group Of Hotels
  • The Central Park Hotel
  • Pristine Hospitalities Pvt. Ltd.

Things to carry:

Carrying water is essential.Carry camera too so that u can take photos of beautiful place.

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Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:100
Nearest Hospital:At Pune.
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