15 Facts About Navi Mumbai


Navi Mumbai, is a planned city situated on the west coast of the Indian subcontinent, located in the Konkan division of Maharashtra state, on the mainland of India.

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Navi Mumbai was the host city for the inaugural final of the IPL at D Y Patil Stadium.

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Navi Mumbai had made a vow that if it were to be successfully recaptured from the Portuguese, he would place a garland of beli leaves in a nearby Amruthaishwar temple, and after the victory the fort was christened as Belapur Fort.

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Navi Mumbai is home to various educational institutions offering courses in several streams including engineering, medical sciences, interior designing, and hotel management.

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Navi Mumbai has various recreational facilities such as a Golf Course, Central Park and Pandavkada Water Falls in Kharghar, Parsik Hill near CBD Belapur, Wonders Park and Jewel of Navi Mumbai in Nerul and Seawoods, Mini Seashore Juhu Chowpatty in Juhu Nagar, Sagar Vihar in Vashi, Pirwad, Nagav, and Mankeshwar Beaches in Uran, in Belapur Killa CBD Belapur, Karnala Bird Sanctuary near Panvel, and several other public places like gardens and jogging tracks.

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Navi Mumbai has many quality restaurants and luxury hotels for accommodation.

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Navi Mumbai is a host to many best health care centres and hospitals like MITR Hospital in Sector 05, Kharghar, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital near Juhu Village, Juhu Nagar, Apollo Hospital in Belapur and SRL diagnostic centres in Kharghar, Panvel, Kamothe, Kalamboli, Kopar Khairane, Juhu Gaon to name a few.

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Navi Mumbai covers the southern part of Thane taluka and part of Panvel and Uran talukas .

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Southern Navi Mumbai is being developed rapidly with its class infrastructure and modern nodes of Kharghar, Kamothe, Panvel and Kalamboli.

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When Navi Mumbai was created in the 1970s, CIDCO was the only authority that looked after the development and maintenance of the city.

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Decision propounds that instead of merging the administration of newly developed nodes of Navi Mumbai including New Panvel, Kamothe, Kalamboli, Kharghar, parts of Uran and developing nodes of Ulwe and Dronagiri, which are currently overseen by CIDCO, with NMMC, they should be incorporated under the proposed Panvel Municipal Corporation.

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Navi Mumbai has a robust infrastructure, is well connected to other parts of the state and country and is relatively less polluted compared to Mumbai.

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Navi Mumbai has the largest container terminal in India, Jawaharlal Nehru Port at Nhava Sheva near Uran.

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Navi Mumbai Metro is an under construction rapid transit system in Navi Mumbai.

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Navi Mumbai has its own International Cricket Stadium in Shiravne called the DY Patil Stadium which hosts IPL T-20 matches, including hosting the 2008 and 2010 IPL finals.

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