Insights Into Neighbourhood
Umroli is a swiftly emerging locality that lies in between Boisar and Palghar in Mumbai. The area enjoys excellent connectivity through roads and can be easily reached from National Highway 4. It is the gateway to the largest Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation i.e MIDC Tarapur that houses many industrial units including global corporations such as JSW Steel, TATA Steel, VIRAJ Profiles and so forth. India's first nuclear power plant, Tarapur Atomic Power Station is situated here. The two large industrial estates, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation and Tarapur Industrial Estate which include bulk drug manufacturing units, steel plants, textile and chemical manufacturing units also exist here thus attracting many working professionals to reside here. This location is a fine example of a place where nature shows its beauty in full glory. The place is a fine blend of natural beauty and peaceful environ that enjoys the benefits of being close to rapidly developing suburbs of Neral, Badlapur, Panvel and Karjat. The prime mode of transportation in this area is through roads and commuters find city buses to be the most convenient for this purpose. The area is well connected to Mumbai-Pune Expressway via Panvel Tamasi Marg, thereby allowing vast movements of people and business activities between the two important cities. In addition, the upcoming Bhimashankar Highway is aptly linked to this area. Matheran is situated at a short driving distance which is famous for its pleasant atmosphere all year round. It makes for a perfect weekend destination for the residents of Umroli. Chinchini and Tarapur Beaches are the main tourist spots wherein one can enjoy a great weekend away from the maddening city life. Umroli Station on Western Suburban Railway is a prime station that links Umroli to the rest of the city conveniently making commuting easy for its residents. Due to great demand in the residential sectors, many schools and colleges are being set-up in close proximity of the locale. The place also houses various shopping centers, eating joints, hospitals and other entertainment avenues that have transformed Umroli into a sought after residential and commercial hub in recent times.