Derived from the word “Chimboree” which means "Large Crab" in Marathi, Chembur is one of the blooming suburbs in eastern Mumbai. This place is approx 200 meters away from Sion Trombay, approx 2 Km away from Eastern Express Highway, approx 2.2 Km away from Eastern Freeway, approx 1 Km away from Chembur Station and approx 1 Km away from Mono Railway Station. It is competently surrounded by the neighboring suburbs of Kurla, Deonar, Mahul, Govandi, Chunabhatti and Ghatkopar. Vast modes of public transport are available in ample; ranging from autorickshaws, taxis, BEST buses and trains. Mumbai's first monorail passes through Chembur and stretches till Wadala well connecting both the suburbs. Eastern Express Highway and Sion Panvel Highway, which are important nodes colligating Chembur to rest of Mumbai, lie in close vicinity. Also it provides an important road transit point for people traveling to Pune using Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, which is located in Kurla and acts as start point to many long distance trains, is at a short driving distance. It homes several open public spaces for people meets and sports activities. Bombay Presidency Golf Club here is one of the prominent golf clubs in Mumbai. The area is rich with several industries, factory outlets, multi-product stores and a shopping mall.