Navi Mumbai almost got derailed because the Maharashtra government refused to shift the secretariat and other offices here.
Today, Navi Mumbai’s success as a city is vouchsafed by its tremendous growth over time. In a span of four decades, it has not only caught up with the existing settlements but has also become the second-largest settlement city within MMR in terms of population share.
The Navi Mumbai Metro project, which is delayed by more than a decade, is now expected to start operations on the remaining six stations from Belapur to Kharghar by December 2022. … Following constant delays, CIDCO, in February this year, appointed Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
Navi Mumbai International Airport was sold to the Adani Group in 2021, and Adani Group had claimed that the core construction of the airport will start in August 2021.
Development of Navi Mumbai
Navi Mumbai was the brainchild of Adi Kanga, a civil engineer. With distinguished architect Charles Correa on board as the Chief Architect, ‘City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO)’ initiated the development of around 16,000 hectares of land to the north-east of Mumbai.
The planning of Navi Mumbai began in 1971 and involved leading architects and urban planner like Charles Correa (Chief Architect), Shirish Patel, Pravina Mehta and R. K.
Nerul is another posh locality in Navi Mumbai. The locality is a favourite among the upper middle class earners. The locality lies on three highways in the Navi Mumbai region viz., Sion-Panvel Expressway, Palm Beach Road and Uran Road.
410206/ 410217/ 410208/410218. Panvel (Marathi pronunciation: [pənʋeːl]) is a city in Raigad district of Maharashtra, just adjacent to Navi Mumbai in India. It is highly populated due to its closeness to Mumbai.
Please, Navi Mumbai is not a suburb; it’s a city in its own right — arguably the world’s largest planned city, if you must have it. Spanning across 344 km — from Airoli to Uran — it is more than half the size of Mumbai.
Navi Mumbai Metro
|Headquarters||CIDCO Bhavan, Sion Panvel Highway, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai|
|Operation will start||March 2022 (expected)|
Navi Mumbai, developed as one of the largest planned cities in the world, was promoted by a state government-owned company, City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO).
Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
|Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR)|
|Districts||Mumbai City Mumbai Suburban Thane Palghar Raigad|
Who built Mumbai Metro?
While lines 2, 4, 6, 7 (under construction), 5 and their extensions (bidding in progress) will be built by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the completely underground line 3 (also under construction) will be built by Mumbai Metro Railway Corporation Limited (MMRCL).
Navi Mumbai International Airport at Panvel & Ulwe, Maharashtra is being developed by the Adani Group-led Navi Mumbai International Airport Limited (NMIAL) with a 4 phase master plan to handle over 60 million passengers per annum in the future.
Which is the biggest airport in India?
With six runways once all its expansions are completed, NIA will be India’s largest airport and among the world’s largest airports.
Where Does Noida International Airport Stand in World’s Largest Airport List.
|Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, Delhi||21 (Sq.km)|
The Navi Mumbai Airport project is expected to be ready by the year 2024, Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar said, on September 17, 2021.