|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Mumbai Navi (NBOM)|
Nerul is an affluent residential and commercial node of the city of Mumbai and is better known as the 'Queen' of New Mumbai consist of 50 sectors. It is the biggest and the most populated residential node of Navi Mumbai. Prominent housing societies like NRI Complex add glory to Navi Mumbai. Nerul along with Seawoods-Darave is the second most developed zone of Navi Mumbai after Vashi. Nerul along with Seawoods-Darave is one of the most costliest places in Navi Mumbai and one of most promising and developing realty locale`s in Navi Mumbai city on the whole. Nerul has a huge floating population and a significant resident population moving in from south Mumbai and the western suburbs, making it more upmarket by the day, Nerul however still has parts with an intrinsic rustic feel about it. The estimated population of Nerul is around 10,00,000. Nerul is the only node that has two railway station namely Nerul railway station and Seawoods railway station. Around one lakh people travel from Nerul railway station and around 50,000 travel from Seawoods railway station.
It is home to many educational institutes like
- D Y Patil International School, Nerul
- Premier Government Institute in Merchant Navy (Pre Sea Training)
- D.A.V. Public School
- Pad. Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy
- Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Hospitality and Tourism studies
- Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Nursing
- Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Law
- Dr. D.Y. Patil college of Ayurveda and Hospital
- Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Education
- SIES Graduate School of Technology
- Academy of Art & Design
- Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology
- Terna Engineering College
- Dr. D.Y. Patil Polytechnic
- Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College
- SIES College of Management Studies
- Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Architecture
- Mahatma Gandhi Mission's MGM's High School / Law / Science College and Vocation Course College
- Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology
- Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College
- Terna Vidyalaya
- Apeejay School
- Vidyashree Engineering Classes / GATE / IES / PSU / XI+XII science
- Podar International School
- Delhi Public School
- St. Augustine's High School
- St. Xavier's High School and Junior College of Science
- Sterling Institute of Management Studies
- Sterling Institute of Pharmacy
- Sterling College
- Sterling School
- Presentation School
- SBOA School
- School for Blind and Deaf
- Ryan International School
- Nutan Marathi Vidyalaya
- D.S.M. High School & Junior College
- Tilak public school
- Tilak Education Society
- Red Camel International School (Burooj Realization)
Hospitals in Nerul
The premier hospital in Nerul are the Padmashree Dr D Y Patil Hospital & Research Centre, Mohammed azgar and Terna hospitals and ICCU, located in Sector 11, close to the Shani mandir. It has a well equipped ICCU and operation theater with all endoscopy & laparoscopy procedure equipment. It is a centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) using state-of-the-art equipment for bloodless surgery and early recovery.
Temples in Nerul
Nerul is also known for its Hillock; Brahmagiri that houses the Mata Amritanandamayi Math, Balaji temple, Sri Ayyappa temple,SIES Uttar Kamakshi and Bajrangbali Hanuman temple( 33 feet idol ), Swaminarayan temple and Sri Shaneeshwar temple, Habib Manzil and Jama Masjid Biggest mosque in Navi Mumbai.
A major part of the Palm Beach Road passes through Nerul & Sion Panvel Highway.
The township like the rest of Navi Mumbai is divided into sectors, which are further divided into plots. As such, the address system is more organized and the township easy to navigate compared to central Mumbai. Nerul, being a planned township, features roads that intersect at right angles. LED displays on traffic signals count down to the toggle between red and green for better traffic flow efficiency.
Auto rickshaws provide the primary means of personal local transportation. Travelling to other nodes by auto rickshaw usually entails the payment of one-and-a-half times the regular meter fare, or some other negotiated fare hike.
BEST and NMMT buses serve as a much cheaper means of transportation. Buses starting from or passing through Nerul allow passengers direct and fast passage to destinations across Mumbai. The buses here though seems more than 15 years old.
BEST Routes in Nerul
|BEST||502||Wadala Depot to Nerul Sec 46/48|
|BEST||503||Rani Laxmibai Chowk (Sion) to Kalamboli Bus Stn|
|BEST||504||Wadala Depot to Jalvayu Vihar (Kharghar)|
|BEST||505||Bandra Depot to CBD Belapur Bus Stn|
|BEST||506||Jijamata Udyan to Nerul Rly Stn|
|BEST||507||Santacruz Rly Stn (E) to Nerul Bus Stn|
|BEST||511||Mulund (W) Check Naka Bus Stn to Nerul Bus Stn|
|BEST||512||Mulund (W) Check Naka Bus Stn to Nerul Bus Stn|
|BEST||C-52 EXP||Wadala Depot to Kalamboli Bus Stn|
|BEST||C-53 EXP||Ghatkopar Depot to Kalamboli Bus Stn|
|BEST||AS 503||Wadala Depot to Kalamboli Bus Stn|
Nerul is connected by rail on the harbour line, part of the Mumbai suburban railway. Travelling to destinations across Mumbai by rail often involves taking a train to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST). Services from Nerul to Thane has been started some years ago to reduce the crowd at Kurla.
The water supply is near constant for 10–11 months annually and the month of May has peak shortages. Occasional shut downs are often short enough to be borne through by the overhead water tanks in many apartments and the central water tower system.
Road maintenance is carried out by the NMMC. Roads in the township are generally of good quality, but often get damaged by the monsoons, as potholes are simply patched up. Maintenance of open spaces too is sadly lacking, with most open spaces resembling piles of rubble.
Restaurants and Entertainment
like any other area of Mumbai,There are many places to have chaat in Nerul. Most of these are the sweet & chaat shops together. In the evening, one can find a very large crowd (mostly the office staff, college students and school kids).
N Nerul also has a good place for hangout known as Saguna Baug. Dosa Plaza also has introduced its outlet here in Nerul. Cake shop includes Ribbons & Balloons, Crossiants, Monginis, The Cake Factory, and Baker Street.
Ice-cream parlours include Naturals, Baskin Robbins, Dinshaws Melting Magic Ice Cream Parlour, HM KHOSLA, A-1 Ice Cream Parlour etc.
Nerul also has few well known Sweet marts such as Bikaner Sweets, Om sweets, Anand Sweets, Balaji Sweets, Jhama, Chaudhari Mishtan,Chandu Halwai, Raj Diary etc.
Pizza Shops include: Dominos, Smokin Joes, Smokin Pizza, etc. Outlets like KFC and Jumbo King opened recently and lots of people go there.
Also has a pub Ice n Spice which has a casino.
Just Books Clc, a famous Bangalore based Library, has opened its first Mumbai outlet in Nerul. JustBooks houses a collection of more than 10,000 books of different genre.
A good hangout for all the devotees, worshippers etc. is the Balaji hill near Nerul rly station. There is also a church."Little flower church" A Temple of "Sri Narayana Guru" & a similar one of "Mata Amritanandamayi". A Jain Temple & the famous Balaji temple. the hill provides a gorgeous view of western region of Nerul. The pictures of the same are provided above.
"Zapak" Gameplex for gamers has been recently introduced here. GAMEE POiNT for Gamers by Gamers.
Car and bike showrooms
Nerul has Maximum carshowrooms of Navi Mumbai
- Maruti-Automotive.,
- Tata - Fortune.
- Mahindra - G3
- Ford - Bhavna
- Hero Honda - Spectra
- Honda - Hallmark
- Bajaj - Sec-42a
- Hero Ultra - Bhavna
- Skoda Auto - JMD Auto
- Kinetic - Laksmi Auto World
- Royal Enfield
- YO Bike
BMW - Nerul
Nerul is known for its Sports complex. DY Patil Stadium is a Cricket stadium in Nerul. The DLF IPL Final Match of 2010 was held here at Dr. D. Y. Patil Stadium. It also has an Olympic size swimming pool. There is also Nerul Gymkhana with a lot of facilities for sports. A Golf course is coming up soon in Nerul.
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