Dombivli East is one of the major suburbs and a part of Dombivli, one of the regions in Thane district of Maharashtra. The locale is intersected by Kalyan-Shilphata Road which acts as a brilliant connecting node for Dombivli East. Other than this, there are several other smaller roads that help connect the place internally. Dombivli, Thakurli and Kopar are the nearest railway stations to the place. The urban development and strong connectivity is making Dombivli East a prime residential destination. With a rich industrial sector, Dombivli East has a number of factories that manufacture dyes, paints and agricultural and industrial chemicals. Also, due to the presence of several business parks and hubs, this place has attracted the working class. AIIMS Hospital caters to the healthcare needs of the inhabitants. Metro Junction Mall in the region acts as a good recreational option for the people. The place boasts of several educational institutes, including K V Pendharkar College and Shivajirao S. Jondhale College of Engineering. Owing to its huge connectivity advantages, wide range of choice for recreational activities, reputed colleges and schools and healthcare centers, this area is transforming into one of the prominent residential destinations in Thane district.