Vetal Hill is a outstanding hill in the town of Pune, India. The hill is the best point within the town limits, with an elevation of 2600 toes. There is a temple of Vetala located at the pinnacle of the hill from which the hill derives its call. The Indian Forest Department continues an remark deck close to the temple. The hill is also regarded with the aid of its Marathi name, Vetal Tekdi. The forest type on this region is dry-deciduous as that of hills round Pune. Medium-sized bushes along side shrubs represent majority of the vegetation.
Diversity of herbaceous species is at its top in monsoon months. Some parasites like Dendropthoe and Striga are also reported within the place. One important function of the vicinity is total absent of epiphytic species. During the previous couple of years the vicinity has been subjected to diverse stresses of anthropogenic sports. Plantation of exotic species by way of wooded area department, urban development, tree slicing are few of them.
Many afforestation applications have been undertaken both by using Pune Municipal Corporation or through nation woodland Department have resulted in growth of many decorative and wonderful species. The Forest Department has also construct proper fences to shield animals and birds specially peacocks also offering them with appropriate water deliver. This has affected in some or other manner on the herbal plants of the hill. A new street connecting Balbharati and Paud Phata is proposed in order to decrease site visitors strain in Nal Stop Chowk.