We would like to acknowledge the following people and organisations for their contributions to this book:
Ravi Pandit, who initiated the project at MCCIA and contacted INDI for the book.

Kiran Kulkarni, Prajakta Panshikar, Madhura Joshi and Meghana Kulkarni of Janwani-MCCIA for all their help and support; they have been perfect partners for a project of this nature.

Ashvina Vakil and Shubha Gadkari, who agreed to go through tons of compiled information and make sense of it in the form of this book.

Architect Christopher Benninger, who even with his busy schedule, clients, projects and lectures, found time to pen his honest views of this city.

Team at INDI – led by Seema Sharma, who has by now become a walking directory on Pune city and beyond! She worked with Bhaskar Lath, Anil Kumar and Ananya Dubey, all students of Sadhana Centre for Management & Leadership Development, Pune, who physically combed the city to collect information, data and photographs.

Pradeep Arora and Satyajeet Harpude of INDI, who deserve special mention for their time, and dedication to giving life to this book on the computer.

Team at Vinayak Arts – led by Ashwini Deshpande, who have done a great job of printing this book.

We also thank Akshay Chaukkar, Rutuja Patil, Rajendra Sutar, Kishor Janardan Landepatil, Narayan Murkute, Bharti Murkute, Dada Pasalkar (Expert Folk Forms), Daya Sudama, Ar. Kiran Kalamdani, Madhav Gokhale and Samson Varghese for their help with the content of this book.

Team INDI that worked with zealous passion on all fronts to create this book.
The team constituted:
Project Head: Sudhir Sharma
Project Coordinator: Seema Sharma, R. Anudeep
Creative Director: Pradeep Goswami

TEAM INDI:
Aboli Kanade, Ankita Ashesh, Arjun Samaddar, Cagri Cankaya, Chandra Sharma, Deepak Gautam, Kuldeep Harit, Maitreyi Doshi-Joshi, Manish Kori, Manish Kumar, Marianna Korniienko, Neha Thakurdesai, Niti Doshi, Pradeep Arora, Pranil Gaikwad, Rajlakshmi Datta, R. Anudeep, Satyajeet Harpude, Sayali Lonkar, Shriya Nagi, Swapnil Gaikwad, Tarun Thakkar, Triveni Sutar, Vaibhav Mohite, Yamanappa Dodamani, Rafiq Sheikh

INDI INTERNS: Cem Bakış, Kardelen Aysel, Michelle Cruz, Ninad Kale, Pauline Dorsey, Pooja Yadav and Vishwajeet Sawant.

For Photo credits please see the Photo Credits page.