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Ahmednagar Cantonment is a city in Ahmednagar district in the state of Maharashtra, India, about 120 km northeast of Pune and 114 km from Aurangabad.Ahmednagar has several dozen buildings and sites from the Nizam Shahi period. Ahmednagar Fort, once considered almost impregnable, was used by the British to house Jawaharlal Nehru (the first prime minister of India) and other Indian Nationalists before Indian independence. A few rooms there have been converted to a museum. During his confinement by the British at Ahmednagar Fort in 1944, Nehru wrote the famous book The Discovery of India. Ahmednagar is home to the Indian Armoured Corps Centre & School (ACC&S), the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre (MIRC), VRDE and CQAV. Training and recruitment for the Indian Army Armoured Corps takes place at the ACC&S.

The Ahmednagar Cantonment Board came into existence in 1918 as a local body under the Ministry of Defence. The body is controlled by the Cantonment Act of 2006.
Transport :
Air: New airport has started at Shirdi which is 80 km from Ahmednagar and Pune Airport is 120 Km from Ahmednagar.
Rail:Ahmednagar has rail connectivity with Pune, Manmad, Kopargaon, Shirdi, Daund, Goa, Nasik and other metro-cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ahmedabad.
Road: Ahmednagar is well connected by roads with major cities of Maharashtra and other states. Ahmednagar has 4 lane road connectivity to nearby district.