Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences

Conferences conducted At PIMS

National Conference on “Tribal Health Research – Issues, Challenges & Opportunities" (19 September - 21 September 2019)


Wilson Dam: The Dam built on Pravara River in 1910 is the largest earthen dam in India which speaks of the engineering excellence of those days.

Umbrella Falls: The water falls formed under the Wilson Dam and the force by which the water falls on the naturally placed rocks that gives an impression of an umbrella.

Kalsubai Peak: Mount Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadri Ranges. The view of this majestic mountain is an amazing sight in Bhandardara. It is also known as the Everest of Maharashtra, as it is the highest peak in the State. It’s always a trekker’s attraction point.

Randha Falls: The clear water of the Pravara River ferociously falls from a height of 170 ft into a magnificent ravine.

Ratangad Fort and Amruteshwar Temple: It’s a famous trekking spot. Ratangad Fort is a 2000 year old fort, captured by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his time. The beautiful temple of Amruteshwar carved out of stone, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the 12 Shiva temples build in 900AD by King Jhang. It’s the origin of River Pravara.

Arthur Lake: Popularly known as Lake Arthur Hill and is formed due to the water coming from Pravara River. This lake is covered by dense forest and holds religious importance, as Agastya Rishi meditated at this place continuously for over a year.

Sandhan Valley & Konkan Kada: It is one of the greatest canyons in the Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a very good combination of a canyon and a valley surrounded with mighty and jaw-dropping mountains of Ratangad and Kalsubai.

Harishchandragad, Kalbhairav Pinnacle: It is a quite ancient hill fort with history traces back to microlithic man and also to 6thand 11thcentury dynasties.