Gharkul was developed by City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of Maharashtra for Low Income Group (LIG) and Medium Income Group (MIG). This project was started in the year 2000 and completed in 2002 and the opening ceremony was presided by the then Chief Minister of Maharashtra Vilasrao Deshmukh. It comprises 72 building and has more than 1200 tenements. It was designed by architect Hafeez Contractor.Currently Gharkul has supermarkets like D-MART,Reliance Fresh and so on.GOODWILL PARADISE,GALAXY CARINA and others are hi-end luxury residential complexes with close proximity to Gharkul.
Gharkul is a complex with open spaces and gardens. It is 3 kilometers from Kharghar Railway station . There is another big complex neighbouring to it called Spaghetti Complex. There is school shopping complex inside and DAV Public School nearby.