Kharghar, one of the prominent nodes of Navi Mumbai developed and maintained by CIDCO, is witnessing a whopping number of residential and commercial developments. Strategic location of this locality has done wonders for its dwellers in terms of high connectivity via Road and Railways to other parts of Navi Mumbai and Mumbai city. A new International Airport is proposed in the Kopra area which is easily accessible via Roadways from this locality. The area houses one of the most prestigious educational institutions of India viz. National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT). Famous schools like D.A.V International School and Ryan International School also exist here. This area is enveloped by greenery and open spaces that resembles a hill station, away from maddening crowd of metropolitans. The scenic Central Park is a well-visited place by the people residing in and around this place. It also houses the famous Kharghar Valley Golf Course –a good option for sport enthusiasts. The waterfall at Pandavkada is a heaven for picnic lovers in the rains. Hikers also enjoy visiting this place during the monsoon season when waterfalls and rivulets burst forth. Reinforced by newer constructions, educational institutes and expressways, Kharghar has become a preferred residential destination.