The university of Pune is also known as the Oxford of The East, due to its reputation of being one of the premier educational institutes in the Country. The University road is the entire stretch from Shivaji Nagar which goes towards the University. Its a very heavy traffic area and a number of flyovers have come up to manage the continuous flow of traffic going towards Aundh and Baner. India Meteorological Department has a office on this road. The road has Rahul Theater which is comparatively economical. Just inline with it is the famous E-Square Multiplex. It has a lot of food joints and shops scattered around the movie halls. Its packed with people on weekends. Invitation restaurant located near E-Square is a good place to have dinner. There are a number of Malls located on this road, Pune Central is the most popular of them. It has lots of branded stores and food joints inside it. A branch of US Pizza is located on the main road. Some IT companies have their offices here.