Pune Pratishthan work in various spheres like media, education, culture, social work and publications. Career Mahotsav, Pune Children's Festival, Mauritius Cultural Exchange Programme, are some of the major activities carried out by them.
A special ' Diwali issue of the magazine 'Pune Pratishthan is brought out every diwali for the last 9 years. Various issues like cultural and historical account of Pune , career planning, investment, relationships, youth and friendship, tourism and nature etc are intelligently taken up in the magazine. Presented in a bilingual format, the appeal and popularity of the magazine is wide.
The Diwali 2011 issue, a Sahajeevan special edition, was released at the hands of the Hon. Shyam Bhurke known for his writing.The issue, with its simple language came like an exciting diwali gift of crackers and savouries to the readers. Guest writers in this issue are experts from various walks of life like film, drama, industry, politics, literature etc.
Dignitaries and celebrities have always come forward for the launch of the Diwali special issues of Pune Pratishthan Magazine, generally held in a grand ceremony. Some of them include Vikram Gokhale (Veteran Cinestar) , Vandna Gupte (Cene & Drama Star), Hon.Dilip Valse Patil (Minister, Higher Education Maharashtra), Hon.S.C.Basu (Chairman, Bank of Maharashtra), Dr. Pathan (Vice Chancellor Nagpur University) , Dr. Nitin Kareer, Sharvari Jamenis, Dr. Dipak Tilak, Mrs. Rajlakshmi Bhosale Hon. Mayor Pune, Dr. S. B. Mujumdar (Founder Symbosis), Hon. Dajikaka Gadgil (Senior Citizan), Hon. Shyam Bhurke .
A look at the dignitaries present
Pune Pratishthan Diwali Magazine – Release Ceremony
|Sr. No.||Subject||Year||Place||Hon. Guest|
|1.||Cultural & Historical Heritage of Pune||Diwali Magazine 2003||Patrakar Bhavan, Pune||Mr. Mohan Dhariya,
Mr. Sudhir Gadgil
|2.||Finance & Investment||Diwali Magazine 2004||Institute of Engineer's Shivajinagar, Pune||Mr. S.C.Basu (Chairman Bank Of Maharashtra)|
|3.||Relationship||Diwali Magazine 2005||Lijjat Hall, Prabhat Road, Pune||Mr. Vikram Gokhale (Cine Star)|
|4.||Youth & friendship||Diwali Magazine 2006||Balgandharva Rang Mandir, Pune||Ms. Vandana Gupte (Cine Star)|
|5.||Travel & Tourism||Diwali Magazine 2007||Balgandharva Rang Mandir, Pune||Ms. Sharvari Jamenis
Dr. Dipak Tilak (Vice Chancellor,Tilak Vidyapeeth)
|6.||Nature Special Issue||Diwali Magazine 2008||Sambhaji Park, Pune||Mr. Nitin Karir (Commissioner PMC)|
|7.||Hasya & Comedy Special Issue||Diwali Magazine 2009||Sahakar Nagar, Hall||Mr. D. M. Mirasdar (Senior Literature)|
|8.||Susanskar Special Issue||Diwali Magazine 2010||Nivara Vrudha Ashram, Navi Peth||Hon. Dajikaka Gadgil (Senior Citizen)|
|9.||Sahajeevan Special Issue||Diwali Magazine 2011||Central Park Hotel, Apate Road, Pune||Hon. Shyam Bhurke|