Wadala has witnessed a gradual transformation, from a suburban location to an important urban location in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Wadala enjoys easy connectivity to all parts of Mumbai, through multiple means of transportation, such as the monorail, buses, local trains and a proposed metro line. With excellent infrastructure, Wadala has emerged as a residential hotspot.
Schools: Auxilium Convent High School; Sitaram Prakash High School; National Kannada Education Society High School; South Indian Education Welfare Society School; Nadkarni Park Municipal School; Dyaneshwar Vidyalaya School; Wadala Upper Primary Marathi School.
Colleges: Dr Ambedkar College Of Law, Mumbai B Ed College for Women; NR Swamy College of Commerce and Economics; Smt Thirumalai College of Science; Dr Ambedkar College Of Commerce and Economics; SIWS College.
Hospitals and diagnostic centres: Mumbai Port Trust Hospital; Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital; Shobha Maternity & Surgical Home; Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital; Smt SR Mehta & Sir KP Cardiac Institute; BPT Hospital.
Connectivity: Monorail, buses, local rail network (harbour line).
Petrol pumps: Open for 24 hours, at most places in Wadala.
Civic facilities: Regular electricity, water supply and presence of drainage systems.
Other facilities: Presence of marriage, community and party halls.
Existing and proposed physical infrastructure
Owing to its strategic location, Wadala enjoys excellent connectivity to all the parts of Mumbai. Maharashtra’s chief minister, recently approved Line-4 of the metro rail project – Wadala-Ghatkopar-Thane-Kasarwadavali. The existing Monorail, also makes transportation easy for daily commuters, while connectivity through buses, is also good. Moreover, Wadala is close to the Eastern Freeway and the Eastern Express Highway.