Karjat is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is well-connected to Thane, Panvel and other locations of Mumbai. Accessibility to Pune, from Karjat, is also convenient. Karjat also has several school, colleges, hospitals, banks and other basic amenities. The civic facilities are adequate and continue to improve rapidly.
Schools: India First Foundation School; Universal Business School; KES English Medium School; Tree House Play Group; Kanya Shala; Sharda Mandir Secondary School.
Colleges: Konkan Gyanpeeth College of Engineering; Konkan Gyanpeeth Karjat College of Arts, Commerce & Science; Yadavrao Tasgaonkar College of Engineering & Management (YTCEM).
Hospitals and diagnostic centres: Jain Hospital; Madhavbaug; Raigad Hospital & Research Center; Shree Narayan Hospital; Phadke Hospital; Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital; Dr Ambedkar Civil Hospital.
Connectivity: Train terminus, with local trains and buses.
Business and industry: Tourism and hospitality, retail market, sports, etc.
Petrol pumps: Available in various places.
Civic facilities: Basic facilities available.
Other facilities: Kansai Horse Riding School.
Existing and proposed physical infrastructure
Karjat is connected via several national and state highways. The Mumbai-Pune Expressway is also accessible from Karjat. Buses are available to all regions of Mumbai and bus frequency to Panvel is very good. Karjat is a well-known spot for sport adventures like mountain climbing. People often visit Karjat as a weekend spot and to enjoy picnics.Tourist spots like Matheran, historical forts and the Ulhas River are also easily accessible from Karjat.