Govandi is a suburban neighbourhood in eastern Mumbai, India. Govandi railway station is on the Harbour Line  of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.

Geography[edit | edit source]

The railway line passing through Govandi divides it into two halves, Govandi (North) and Govandi (South).

Govandi (South)[edit | edit source]

Govandi (South), with Postal PIN Code 400088, has an excellent infrastructure, with close road connectivity to the Sion-Trombay Highway, on the eastern side. Deonar Village is home to the Deonar Telecom Exchange, adjacent to the Sion-Trombay Highway. The Telecom Factory Road, leading to Deonar Village, is home to contemporary modern housing complexes such as Neelkanth Gardens,Samarpan C.H.S, Hari-Kripa C.H.S Ltd., Orchid Residency CHS Ltd., Trimurti C.H. S. Ltd., Raheja Acropolis, Dutt Guru CHS Ltd., Banganga CHS, Patwardhan Colony, Sai Simran CHS Ltd. and Jeevan Mahal (built by "Jeevan Tukaram Patil" in 1969). The International Institute of Population Sciences, TISS, and Shah & Anchor Polytechnics are also located in the vicinity. The lush green belt also has many corporate houses such as Spanco BPO, Dukes(PepsiCo), Lakme, and USV Ltd. Mens health

Govandi (North)[edit | edit source]

Govandi (North) however, is in stark contrast to Govandi (North). The television series Shaktiman was filmed here. Govandi (North), which also houses Deonar Abattoir, has most of the colonies provided by the government to their staff. One of them is Teachers Colony (for Municipal school teachers). The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has about 90% of its staff quarters located here. Govandi (West) also houses a few cottage and small scale industries. Also housed are 600 tenements, with the New Deonar Municipal Colony, which has the biggest compound in Mumbai.

Notable landmarks in Govandi (North) are the Deonar Municipal Colony, Deonar Slaughterhouse, Tata Nagar, Gautam Nagar Plot 1 to 4, Lumbini Baug, Sankara Colony, Assisi Nagar, Indian Oil Nagar, MHADA Transist Buildings, Shivaji Nagar, Lotus Colony, Gajanan Colony,Kamla Raman Nagar, Zakir Hussain Nagar, Baigan Wadi, and Maharashtra Nagar, . It also has many Pharmaceutical companies such as Hindustan Biologicals, Manish Pharmaceuticals.Govandi (North) has its own Fire Station which serves the nearby areas. It also has Firemen colonies.The Postal PIN Code is 400043.

Earlier, BEST had its old bus depot at Baiaganwadi, which was replaced by a new, bigger bus depot.

As population of this area increase by 40% due to MHADA Transist Building MCGM had build a reservoir to fulfill the water demand for this area. This reservoir is one of the biggest reservoir in MCGM limit

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