MIDC has developed an industrial area on 165.01 hectares of land at Islampur near Pune-Bangalore national highway 4, just 5 km away. The land came under MIDC possession in the year 1969, whilst the development work started in the year 1970. By now the region has been fully developed into a major industrial area and all infrastructural facilities have been provided. Plots Allotted: Of the total area that can be carved into plots, 171 of these in the allotted industrial zone have an area of more than 119.10 hectares.
The water supply requirement of this area is 5.40 mld at the ultimate stage. The source of water is river Krishna, which is at a distance of 14 km from the area. Water is drawn from the jack well at the river through a 375 mm diameter CI pipeline and further taken to WTP in the Islampur area, where it is treated and stored in ESR and Sump of a capacity of 225 m3 and 300 m3 respectively. The water supply scheme is already completed and potable standard water, 5,500 m3/day, is available which caters to the water supply demand of the area.
The main roads in the area have 25 m land width and a single lane, internal roads have land width varying from 24 to 18.50 m. and a single lane. All main roads and internal roads approaching the plots are asphalted and streetlights are erected on the roads.
Maharashtra State Electricity Board provides power supply through a substation with capacity 33 / 11 KVA. It is located outside the area. There are 3 transformers of 5 Mva.
The electronic telephone exchange has 6,700 lines, of which 5,500 lines have been allotted. An optional ISDN facility will be made available shortly. The exchange is connected to the main exchange of Sangli City Telephone Exchange.
Streetlights along all the main roads and internal roads are provided with 70 W HPSV (High-Pressure Sodium Vapour lamps) on 9 m. high steel tubular poles. A total of 192 lights have been provided to the whole area.
The Rajarambapu Patil Sahkari Bank is located in the area for the convenience of the customers.