Saki Naka

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Sakinaka, is a neighbourhood in the Andheri east, suburb of Mumbai, Kurla Taluka, 'L' Ward, India. Sakinaka is also known for its notorious traffic.

Development[edit]

The city's first elevated metro line, Mumbai Metro's line one passes through this neighbourhood and has a station to the east of Sakinaka junction.[1] The metro services has reduced the traffic congestion on the streets below. Civic infrastructure struggles to keep up with Sakinaka's commercial boom. Vehicular traffic is high throughout the day.[2] Pedestrian sidewalks are non-existent on some roads, and those that exist are heavily encroached by hawkers.

Sakinaka is also considered for its numerous manufacturing companies including many small and large scale businesses. It's considered as a manufacturing hub for plastic mould manufacturing.

Industrial plastic parts are mostly manufactured in Sakinaka.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Metro Rail public info centre opens today". Expressindia.com. 26 October 2007. Archived from the original on 27 October 2007. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Saki Naka traffic to stay off-track until Metro reaches destination". Times of India. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2012.