Sapper Sarai was started on 09 Jun 1975 with aim of
providing lodging facilities for serving as well as Ex-servicemen
and their families of the Bombay Sappers visiting Pune. This
facility also extended to parents and relative of serving JCOs/OR
who are living in barracks and cannot entertain their visitors in
said barracks. ESM and their families visiting to Pune for any
work such as, visit to MH Kirkee / command Hospital or attend
recruitment rallies with their wards can also avail the facility.
A large number of JCO’s / ORs at the time of
retirement wish to visit the place of historical/ religious
importance alongwith their families and relatives. They are also
accommodated in Sapper Sarai.
The accn in
Sapper Sarai consist of 09 single rooms for use by families and one
barrack for use by 20 single man. The rooms are fully furnished with
TV, furniture, crockery and also have attached bath rooms with
Geysers in every room. The barrack has 20 beds with mattresses and
linen. There is a water cooler placed in the verandah with water
purifier for drinking water. Accn is reasonably comfortable.
The Guest rooms in Sapper Sarai are allotted to JCOs/ ORs for a
period of three days. The rent details are as under :-