Thane Area WatchIntroduction: Involvement of major developers, goodconnectivity and developing infrastructure makeThane a sought after destination for residentialprojects, says Rohan Rao.
Thane has witnessed a drastic makeover in recent years. Forthose who have seen Thane a few years back will see aradical and a welcome change in the city’s infrastructure andambience. Beside the rapid development, being gifted withmany lakes and a hilly landscape, which adds to its beauty, Thane has become a sought after area. Residential,industrial and now even the booming IT sector is embracingthe city.In the wake of these developments, apart from a serving asa residential haven, it will also serve many employmentopportunities for the qualified professionals. Ex-municipalcommissioner, Mr. T. Chandrashekar has been an initiatingand a guiding force for this drastic makeover the city haswitnessed. Aptly following his directives and continuing thegood work Thane Municipal Corporation has beenstrengthening the foundation for a clean and green Thanewith developed infrastructure.Sharing his views on the topic, Mr. Rajesh Kanakia, Chairmanof Kanakia Builders says “Thane is very close to Mumbai,besides it is well connected to Navi Mumbai by road as wellas railway and functions as a central area”.Strategic location of Thane at the junction of Navi Mumbaiand Thane besides being well connected to Eastern Expresshighway makes it well connected to other parts of the city.He further adds “The wide roads, commuting conveniencesand other basic infrastructure are very good, but one majorhindrance for its development is lack of power supply and