Pusad is a city and a second largest municipal council in Yavatmal district after Yavatmal of Vidarbha region in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Pusad gets its name from River Pus, as the town is located on bank of river Pus. Pusad falls under Yavatmal district. Pusad is known as "Educational City" Because it has many schools and colleges from long time when it was uncommon in the surrounding area.
When Lokmanya Tilak visited Pusad (in pre-independence era), he called Pusad as "Swarajyachi Pandhari". Although officially a Taluka place, Pusad is comparable to the size of a District in terms of size and revenue. A proposal of declaring Pusad a district officially is under procedure at the moment.
Pusad has many notable institutions and colleges as well as reputed schools. The leaders and visionaries in town realized the importance of education and established several institutes in the city.
B.N. College of Engineering: It was a first technical institute in the region.
Dairy Technology College: One of the few colleges in India who offers UG and PG degrees for Dairy Technology.
Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya: Medical College with degrees and diplomas offering in Ayurvedic Medical Science.
Dr. N. P. Hirani Institute of Polytechnic: Technical institute offering Diploma in Engineering.
Sudhakarrao Naik Institute of Pharmacy College: Offers Ph.D, Post Graduates Degree, Under Graduates Degree and Diploma Course in the field of [Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences]
Phulsing Naik Mahavidyalaya, B.Sc,B.com,B.A,11th(science,arts,commerce) 12th(science,arts,commerce,)
Shri Shivaji High school, Koshatwar Daulatkhan High School: Oldest school in the city which offers education from standard 5th to 12th & the sports education also.
Other many institutes are also there offering various courses in fields of Arts, Science, Commerce and other.
Some of the well-known schools in Pusad city are:
• Koshatwar Daulatkhan High School
• Navjeevan Dnyanpeeth English Medium School
• Zilla Parishad
• Jyotirgamaya English School
• St. Mary's International School
• Jet Kids International School
• M P N Convent