Palus is a tehsil Sangli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Palus has an industrial area called Palus MIDC and it is the biggest asset for Palus, which holds major components of manufacturing & foundry process. The government of Maharashtra has set up a specialized state-of-the-art wine park at Palus, 30 km from Sangli city. This 142 acre (575,000 m²) park, is located at Palus, which produces one of the best-quality grapes in the world.
Kirloskar brothers ltd. is located just 2 Kms from Palus. Palus tahashil have many famous temples. Old and new Vitthal temple, famous Shivling temple, Nag temple, and two Hanuman temple located at opposite sides of Palus. Palus taluka is located on bank of river Krishna and this has one of the fertile soil in Sangli district. Palus is also known for grapes, sugarcane producing land. Here is famous School and Jr. college name by Laxmanrao Kirloskar Vidyamandir. It is located at West of Palus. Also Bharti Vidyapeeth's school is located at north of Palus. Besied the Palus, Bambavade is the village. Freedom Fighters Freedom fighter like Dhulappa B. Navale of Ankalkhop & his followers were of Mahatma Gandhi's followers & G.D.Lad of Kundal were members of Prati-Sarkar. Palus is also famous for a great Singer Pandit Dattatreya Vishnu Paluskar (May 28, 1921 - October 25, 1955), was a Hindustani classical vocalist.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._V._Paluskar
Palus is also famous for 'Dhondiraj Maharaj Math /Mandir'.
Tourist attraction in the Palus area includes Sagareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary, Chitale Dairy ,Kirloskar Brothers Ltd, and Krishna-Verala Sangam.
You can reach Palus by following ways:
- By Air: Kolhapur Airport is 100 km from the industrial area, which is connected by direct flights to Mumbai, Pune and Belgaum.
- By Railway: The nearest railway station is Kirloskervadi, which lies on the south-central railway line. The main line, just 3 km from Palus, is connected to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Goa, etc.
- By Road: 200 km or four hours by road from Pune. Palus is 40 km away from Karad. Karad is around 160 km away from pune & located on Pune-Banglore Express highway.