(Last Updated on : 18/02/2015)
Lavasa is a planned, modern and private city, located in Maharashtra
. This spot serves as the stylish spot for candid photography and for romantic couples. Lavasa is planned on about 25000 acres of land by the private ownership enterprises under the laws of Government of India. Lavasa is known as the first planned hill city of Maharashtra
and India as well. The establishment of Lasava makes the Indians to do destination wedding and candid photography.
Location of Lavasa
Lavasa is located near Pune
in the Mose valley on the Western Ghats Mountain Range
Extension of Lavasda
Lavasa is extended with 25,000 acres of land, bearing with the project site of building of new city in Maharashtra.
Construction of Lavasa
Lavasa is developed by HCC. This city is developed with the procurement of land. Many five star and seven hotels are constructed for the national and international tourists.
Lavasa is constructed as the India's newest hill station since Independence of India in 1947. This private city is being constructed by Lavasa Corporation, a unit of Hindustan Construction Company, a private enterprise in India. Lavasa is stylistically based on the Italian town "Portofino", with a street and several buildings bearing the name of that town. Lavasa is based on the construction of two planned towns for the tourists, and a number of residences have been completed as of 2013. By 2011, there were four hotels and a city centre was completed.
Demography of Lavasa
The population of Lavasa is 200,000, comprising of four or five towns built on seven hills of Lavasa.
Education of Lavasa
As Lavasa is a tourist destination only, this planned hill station has a primary school, middle, and high school, Le Mont High, has been constructed as well. Le Mont High School allows children of residents of Lavasa only to be educated inside the city's walls. This planned township projects of Lavasa also boasts a hospitality management college that is an overseas extension of the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne of Switzerland, Ecole hoteliere Lavasa.
Administration of Lavasa
Scot Wrighton is the administrator of the city of Lavasa and Surrounding villages as of 2011.
Economy of Lavasa
Lavasa is an ideal tourist destination for the national tourists and the international as well. Lavasa is constructed with a large township project with schools, hospitals and residential quarters and the helipads. The economy is existed in tourism business. The pre-existing communities from Lavasa sometimes interact with Lavasan residents. Some have been the focus of CSR efforts, and villagers provide construction labour to the Lavasa project.
Culture of Lavasa
Culture of Lavasa is fully an ultra-urban culture. The people from higher classes and the higher middle class accommodates in Lavasa. The planned sports facilities in Lavasa include a Nick Faldo-designed golf course and a Manchester City-branded football academy.
Tourism in Lavasa
Tourism of Lavasa falls with urban city life like Italy and Belgium. This planned city on the hills of Western Ghats region of India has a theme park of over 65 acres of land. Other than this, the city is fully a tourist destination. One can easily book a party or an event on Lavasa. The planned city of Lavasa has won several awards for its plans and designs from many private and public enterprises of India and abroad. In the year 2005 Dasve village in Lavasa won awards from the Congress for the New Urbanism and the American Society of Landscape Architects. In the year 2009 the St. Louis chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognised the Lavasa landscape master plan with a merit award from India.