Uran is one of the fastest growing nodes of Navi Mumbai that is conveniently located in the Raigad district near Panvel and Karjat. This beautiful locality is surrounded by sea on three sides and has emerged as an ideal zone for port-based industries due to its proximity to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust. City buses are major means of transportation that endow the residents of this locality with a hassle free experience of commuting. Uran is efficiently connected to the rest of the city through a strong channel of trains that are emerging as one of the easiest choices for inhabitants of Uran. The locality is famous for salt pans and houses several companies including container terminals like JNPT, APM Terminals and various other shipping companies along with ONGC, GTPS and MSEB that have made the area strategically important. The mesmerizing Pirvadi Beach is one of the most famous tourist destinations that provide dwellers of Mumbai with the best option for spending a lazy weekend. Dronagiri Temple, Vinayak Temple, Shri Dutta and Sai Baba Mandir emanate holy feelings in and around Uran and attract people from nearby areas. Scenic beauty and near distance to proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport are the likely reasons for this place to become a commercial hub in the near future.