Mira-Bhayandar is a place in
Mumbai city, located at north Mumbai and is
governed by Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation
India census, Mira-Bhayandar had a population of 520,301. Males constitute 55% of the population and females 45%. Mira-Bhayandar has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 74%. In Mira-Bhayandar, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Mira-Bhyandar is one of the Leading City in Maharashtra having a population more 10 Lacs, and has grown-up Economically and with a vast increased in Industrial Field. Mira-Bhayandar is now administered by its own municipal corporation, MBMC. now population is 20lacs
Mira Road has been developed only in the East part, while the
West part, on the other side of the railway line is covered with
salt pans and mangroves.
Mira Road East is a predominantly
residential area. Its calm, quiet surroundings and low pollution is
a boon for residents.
is divided into two parts by the
Mumbai suburban rail line - East and West. The West was
traditionally residential, and the East was predominantly an
industrial area. Recent population growth and a flurry of
construction has blurred the boundaries between Bhayandar and
neighbouring Mira Road on the East side of the rail tracks, turning
it into a populous suburb. Government-owned Salt Pans and marshland
in West Mira Road have restricted the southward spread of
Bhayandar.There is a lot of scope for development of this land as
it has the potential to house a gargantuan industrial
Malls and Major Stores
Mira Bhayander today is one of the most growing areas in Mumbai.
Maxus Mall, Thakur Mall, Cine Max Theater , Rassaz Theater ,
Reliance Fresh, Big Bazaar, Asmita supermarket, Spinach, Reebok
Store, Subhiksha, Vijay Sales and various other shopping outlets
and malls are present at this place. McDonalds situated on the Mira
Bhayandar Road off Beverly Park Road and pizza hut are the eatry
that are present here.
Western Railway of the Mumbai
Suburban Railway is the lifeline of the western and extended
suburbs of Mumbai.
Mira Road & Bhayandar are the
railway stations on this line.
Mira Road is one station
after Dahisar. After Bhayandar is the Vasai (Bassein) Creek bridge
followed by Naigaon. Slow and fast trains between Churchgate,
Dadar, Andheri & Borivali and Vasai Road/Virar operate from
Mira Road & Bhayandar stations. Bhayandar is also a terminal
for a few trains, an immense convenience to residents here.Number
of trains starting from Bhayandar has been considerably increased
in recent times after the deployment of 4 railway tracks between
Borivali and Virar.This has been a crucial step to make train
journey safer and comfortable for the residents of Mira-Bhayandar
and rapidly increasing population of Bhayandar.
Western Express Highway, as termed in Mumbai leaves the
city as the NH 8 (National Highway) linking Mumbai with the west
and north west of India.
Important cities covered on the NH
8 are Vapi (for Daman & Silvassa), Surat, Vadodara, Ahmedabad,
Udaipur, Ajmer, Jaipur and Delhi. On the NH 8, just beyond the
Ghodbundar area is the Virar-Vasai area. Ghodbunder is also linked
to Thane by a highway.
Kashimira is a point falling between Dahisar Check Naka and
Ghodbunder, from which a main road arises that leads to Mira Road,
Bhayander & the coastal villages of Uttan, Gorai, Manori &
the famed Amusement Parks - Esselworld & Water Kingdom.
The BEST Undertaking has been the longest provider of services to
the area, with services to Mira Road Station, Shrusti Complex,
Bhayandar Railway Station (East), Kashimira & Ghodbunder from
points in Borivali, Kandivali, Santacruz & Ghatkopar. Several
Western and central suburbs are thus conveniently connected. The
BEST operates these buses under the 700 number series.
BEST have introduced Express Bus servicee from Mira Road Station
East to Nehru Planetarium (AC Exp 70). This route is operated
between Mira Road Station (East), and Nehru Planetarium. The
itinerary of this route is via Western Express Highway through all
the Flyover Bridges, and also through Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
MSRTC operates frequent services from Bhayandar Station W to Thane
Railway Station West ST Stand via Kashimira, Ghodbunder Road, Owale
& Eastern Express Highway. A few services now commence from
Bhayandar Station E.Frequency of the buses is quite good from
Bhayandar W with buses running every 15th minute between Bhayander
and Thane during rush hours.
The TMT (Thane Municipal Transport) operates the very popular route
58 between Thane Railway Station West & Mira Road Railway
The Mira-Bhayandar Municipal
has recently started local bus services
connecting interconnecting various places in the Mira-Bhayandar
MBMT bus services are available from Mira Road Stn E, Bhayandar
Railway Stn E, Bhayandar Railway Stn W & Dahisar Check Naka
parts of this city.These buses are run on contract basis by
ELECTRIC SUPPLY in whole Mira-Bhayander area is provided by
Reliance Energy limited.
SKYWALKs at Mira Road station and Bhayander station offers a
hurdle-free walk above the congested and crowded station
EDUCATION field in Bhayandar has developed a lot with increase in
population. Most renowned institutes in Bhayandar are Bhayandar
Secondary School, Our Lady of Nazareth, Holy cross Convent School,
Abhinav Vidya Mandir, Ram-Ratna Vidya Mandir etc; Royal College,
N.L. Dalmia, Shankar Narayan, Reena Mehta, Saint Joseph, Abhinav,
the Saraswati Vidyalaya High School are the institutes in
Mira-Bhayandar region which provide HSC and Degree education.