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Ghansoli is one of the nodes[clarification needed] of Navi Mumbai, and is about 20 minutes by bus from Vashi. It has a newly built locality and also a big industrial area housing companies like Reliance, Siemens, Standard Alkali.

There is a Mookambika temple which is one of the oldest landmarks in Ghansoli. The railway link from Thane to Vashi / Panvel has greatly increased accessibility to Ghansoli. ASP English Convent High School, Tilak International School and Rajiv Gandhi Management College are also working in Ghansoli.

Among the other religious places of worship is a big mosque close to the railway station and a Roman Catholic church in Ghansoli village called Our Lady of the Forsaken Church. There is also a very big ashram for Sikh community very close to sector-1.

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The Present Real Estate phase[edit]

Presently the Ghansoli city is divided into two parts Ghansoli village and the developed Ghansoli sectors. While developed Ghansoli sectors hosts many modern buildings, the older village still retains a rural look. Every Year 'Ghansoli Mohatsav' is held by late Dagdu Chahu Patil Trust. This program has a significance of all cast people of Ghansoli coming together.

History[edit]

Not much is known about the history of Ghansoli (A small fishermen's village that it was..), however the village was a part of the salt satyagraha movement. During the satyagraha movement as many of the national leaders like Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Kasturba Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu assembled in Ghansoli village.

Transportation[edit]

Trains: Local trains are available from Thane to Vashi / Panvel via Ghansoli every 10 minutes during peak hours and about every 20 mins during off peak hours. It takes 15 minutes from Thane or Vashi.

Bus: BEST buses are available from Ghansoli to Vashi, Chembur, Sion, Dadar, Worli, Mulund, Bhandup, Powai, Dindoshi & Borivali. NMMT buses are available from Ghansoli to Vashi, Thane, Bhayandar, Uran, Mulund & Borivali. BEST AC Kinglong and NMMT AC Volvo buses are available from Ghansoli to Vashi, Dindoshi & Borivali.

NMMT Routes in Ghansoli

NMMT 1 Vashi Rly Stn to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 4 Vashi Sec 06 Bus Stn to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 7 Vashi Rly Stn to Airoli Bus Stn
NMMT 8 Vashi Rly Stn to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 9 Vashi Rly Stn to Ghansoli Gharonda
NMMT 20 Ghansoli Gharonda to Karave Nagar Sec 46/48
NMMT 24 New Panvel Bus Stn to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 26 Kharghar (Jalvayu Vihar) to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 27 Karave Nagar Sec 46/48 to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 29 Kharghar (Jalvayu Vihar) to Thane Rly Stn (Cidco)
NMMT 39 Ghansoli Gharonda to Uran
NMMT 55 Ghansoli Gharonda to Taloja
NMMT 70 Vashi Bus Stn to Bhayandar Rly Stn (W)
NMMT 100 Vashi Rly Stn to Gawanpada Fire Brigade Mulund (E)
NMMT 112 Karave Nagar Sec 46/48 to Mulund (W) Check Naka
NMMT AC 123 Kharghar (Jalvayu Vihar) to Borivali Rly Stn (E)

BEST Routes in Ghansoli

BEST Route No. Route
BEST 501 Kurla Rly Stn (E) to Airoli Bus Stn
BEST 509 Prateeksha Nagar Depot to Millennium Business Park (Mahape)
BEST 512 Mulund (W) Check Naka Bus Stn to Nerul Bus Stn
BEST 513 Gawanpada Fire Brigade Mulund (E) to Vashi Rly Stn
BEST 514 Mulund (W) Check Naka Bus Stn to L & T Infotech (Mahape)
BEST 518 Shivaji Nagar Depot to Ghansoli Gharonda
BEST 519 Deonar Depot to Ghansoli Gharonda
BEST 520 Deonar Depot to Airoli Bus Stn
BEST 521 Vasantrao Naik Chowk (Tardeo) to Ghansoli Gharonda
BEST 522 Marol Depot to Vashi Rly Stn
BEST 523 Dindoshi Depot to Millennium Business Park (Mahape)
BEST 525 Dindoshi Depot to APMC Vashi Sec 19
BEST AS 524 Borivali Rly Stn (E) to APMC Vashi Sec 19
BEST AS 525 Dindoshi Depot to Millennium Business Park (Mahape)

Auto and Taxi: Autos are available at Airoli toll bridge for Mumbai. Taxis both AC & non AC are available near railway station.

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