Aishwarya Jagani

  • Why Does Mumbai Flood Every Year?

    Year after year, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai grind to a standstill, as relentless rains, storms and flooding plague the city. Offices are shut down, homes are submerged, and transport comes to a halt, as people wade and swim through shoulder-high, muddy, polluted water for hours on end to get home.



    This annual occurrence is now something citizens take in their stride, despite the massive inconvenience and sometimes loss of lives it costs the city every year. Despite this, no steps seem forthcoming to take measures to prevent the horrific mishap that has now come to be known as ‘The Mumbai Deluge’.

    Watch Scroll.in explain why a little bit of rain brings Mumbai to its knees every year, and how it can be prevented with some forethought.



     

     

  • 5 Hot Investment Spots in Navi Mumbai

    Real estate is one of the safest and smartest investment option out there, with an ROI that far exceeds that of most other modes of investment. When investing in a residential or commercial property, the three most important factors to be considered, are location, location and location. With a burgeoning population and the rise of corporate hubs, Navi Mumbai offers some of the best investment hot spots in the country.



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    Kharghar

    With a proposed 120-acre corporate park coming up, that is slated to be the next BKC, Kharghar is all set to become a premium business destination in the next few years. Invest now, and get a jump on property rates that are bound to rise phenomenally soon.

    Panvel

    Panvel is perfectly placed between Pune and Mumbai, the two most in-demand cities of Maharashtra. Close to Mumbai, yet far away enough to appeal as a weekend getaway, Panvel offers premium residential and commercial properties at relatively low rates. Once the upcoming Navi Mumbai Airport in Panvel is built, its demand as a major hub is sure to go up.

    Ulwe

    Ulwe is a fast-developing node in Navi Mumbai, and offers apartments at rates as low as 25-30 lakhs. The area will soon be hosting two Special Economic Zones that have been planned here, and is also seeing rapid growth in the commercial and IT sector.

    Ghansoli

    Closely connected to Mahape, Vashi, Nerul and other major nodes of Navi Mumbai, Ghansoli is the perfect residential destination for professionals in construction, IT or digital industries. The presence of large industrial corporations such as Reliance, also makes it an attractive option for investors in residential and commercial properties.



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    Vashi

    Home to some of Navi Mumbai’s biggest IT parks and software hubs, Vashi is a premium business destination in Navi Mumbai. Properties here are pricey, but the investment is sure to pay off, as Vashi is developing and growing by the day.

    Navi Mumbai is a great alternative to Mumbai, if you’re looking for a high-ROI investment. With the surge in workforce, business hubs and high net-worth corporations in the city, Navi Mumbai is poised to grow, and how. Hop on to the bandwagon now, and ride the real estate wave.

  • Top 5 IT Parks In Navi Mumbai

     

    As the commercial capital of India, Mumbai, and by extension Navi Mumbai, are home to some of the biggest names in software and IT. Considering the massive workforce in Navi Mumbai, the prominence of IT parks in the city, is inevitable. Here are some of the most bustling IT parks of Navi Mumbai.



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    Millenium Business Park

    Located in Mahape, Millenium Business Park (or MBP as it’s known by the locals) was developed by the MIDC, and is a leading business hub. Blue chip companies like Mastek, Datamatics and Aptech, have offices here.

    Sigma IT Park

    Sigma IT Park in Rabale, Navi Mumbai, hosts some of the most premier IT companies of the world. The facilities include a gym, cafeteria, wifi zones and stunning interiors.

    Airoli Knowledge Park

    Close to Navi Mumbai and Thane, Airoli Knowledge Park is an emerging hub of software and BPO companies. The well-connected location attracts the best of talent from the engineering, software and technical fields.



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    Vishwaroop IT Park

    Vishwaroop IT Park, Vashi, is very popular with Navi Mumbai’s leading IT and BPO companies, along with other corporations such as Daichi Life Insurance, ICICI Lombard and NetBiz Systems, that have offices here.

    ITC Park

    Developed by CIDCO, the International Technology Centre Park in Belapur, Navi Mumbai, is an aesthetically designed lush green office complex, with expansive facilities and recreation options for the employees. IT giants like Wipro have already established their presence here, and others are expected to follow suit.

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  • Experience The Soul of Navi Mumbai, With This Rap-Tastic Video!




    Navi Mumbai based rap-group RapTonicz come together in an ode to the city in this rustic rendition, where they take you down the many sectors and streets of Navi Mumbai. Peppered with Marathi, their rap is an amalgamation of all things Navi Mumbai, and embodies the never-say-die spirit of this city.

     

  • This Age-Old Mumbai Tradition Turns the City into a Riot of Color Every Year

    Maharashtrians have traditionally had a special way of ringing in the new year. Gudi Padwa, the first day in the Hindu calendar, has always been celebrated with pomp and fervor, more so in Maharashtra. Watch, as locals deck up in traditional finery, men in feta (saffron turban), women in nawari sarees, and roam the streets beating dhol tashas, to welcome the new year.



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  • City Favorites: Navi Mumbai Festivals You Just Can’t Miss

    The soul of a city is best showcased through its festivals. How about giving clubbing and movie-going a miss this time, and checking out the plethora of cultural activities Navi Mumbai has on offer?

     

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  • When The Arctic Came To Seawoods

    Navi Mumbaikars oohed and aahed, as snowy white polar bears and massive orca whales emerged from the glacial waters of the Arctic, and dived back in, with cute little penguins circling and dancing around. The wildlife of the Arctic was brought to life at Mumbai, with the augmented reality show at Seawoods Grand Central Mall. The month-long display continued from 7th April to 7th May 2017, and attracted droves of interest in Navi Mumbai.



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