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Hotels & Resorts in Panvel

Hotel Grade Rate per couple Plan
Atasa Resort Nere  
- A Riverside Resort with Spa spread over lush
green sprawling lawns
*** Tariff Room with all meals
Hotel Peace Park ** Tariff Room only
Raigad Resorts *** Tariff Room only
Zoia Mountain Spa & Resort *** Tariff Room with all meals
Sai Farm ** Tariff Room with all meals
 

Panvel, Maharashtra

 
 

Panvel

Panvel is in the Raigad district of Maharashtra. Karnala Bird Sanctuary is situated in Panvel Taluka of Raigad District of Konkan Region.

   

Panvel city and a municipal council lies in Raigad district in India in state of Maharashtra. Panvel is also known as gateway of Konkan region. It adjoins Navi Mumbai, and is just after the Thane district border. Panvel is located on the Mumbai Pune Expressway about 22 k.m from Mumbai.

Panvel is located at 18.98 N 73.1 E[1]. It has an average elevation of 28 metres (91 feet). It is near to the Gadhi river.

As of 2007 India census[2], Panvel had a population of 2,04,336. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Panvel has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 74%. In Panvel, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Panvel is the largest and most populated city in Raigad district. The city also happens to be the headquarters of Panvel taluka with more than 1000 villages under it. The development authority of Panvel is the Panvel Municipal Council (PMC)and that of New Panvel is CIDCO. The villages of Panvel come under the purview of Raigad Zilla Parishad.
 

History
The historic settlement of Panvel is 300-years old, developed around trade routes (both land and sea), during the time of Maratha/ Portuguese/British dominance of the Konkan region. During this time, building activity in these townships was generated by the affluence due to trade. This can be seen in the large Wadas and the buildings that came up during the relative affluence of the Peshwahi and post-Peshwahi period. It is also said that old name of this city was Pavanpalli.

Industry
Panvel is surrounded by some major MIDC managed regions e.g. Patalganga, Taloja, Nagothane, Roha. Some of the Indian Industry majors like Reliance, Hindustan Oraganics Corporations, ONGC are based around Panvel providing mass employment. The JNPT port is also located near Panvel.

Inside the city some smaller entities like Dhootpapeshwar Trust, whose trustees are manufacturers of ayurvedic medicines, can be found.
 
Transport

'Proposed Navi Mumbai International Airport'
The new Navi Mumbai International Airport,which is to come up around the Panvel-Kopra area, would be built through public-private partnership (PPP) with private sector partner getting 74% equity while Airport Authority of India (AAI) and Maharashtra government (through City and Industrial Development Corporation or CIDCO) holding 13% each.The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has already given techno-feasibility clearance to the Navi Mumbai airport and central cabinet has cleared it. The project is at Global tendering stage.[1]

'Panvel Railway Station'
Panvel Railway station comes under Mumbai Division of Central Railway. The station is technically divided into two parts viz, Suburban and Main Line. The Main line station is located at Chainage 68/5 from Mumbai CST, while the suburban station is at 48/9. Both share the same building complex, and share the staff members also. The Suburban Complex currently has two operational platforms, and two more are being constructed. The Main line station has 3 operational platforms, and two more are being constructed.27.46crores were spent.

The station handles more than 30 pairs of freight trains each day. About 5 pairs of daily commuter (passenger) trains, and about 5 pairs of daily express trains stop here. In addition to this 5 pairs, about 11 pairs of non-daily trains including the trivandrum Rajdhani also stop at this station. Panvel is a very major station and is considered equivalent to Mumbai for trains which skip Mumbai. The trains run on Diesel Traction, and Panvel is a refueling point for their locomotives.

In addition to refueling, Panvel has a huge number of parcel bookings, and most trains stop for periods varying from 5 minutes to 20 minutes for technical purposes. Panvel also handles crew change for Freight trains. There are 4 Ticket counters and 3 Reservation counters. Car/Two-Wheeler parking facility is available. State Road Transport bus station is about 500 metres away from the station. Buses run by Local Municipal Transport (NMMT) come right outside the station. Rickshaws are available in plenty (but they however to not charge as per meter tariff. Fixed charges apply).

STD booths are available.Railway canteens look after the needs of passengers. A book stall is located on Platform 1 of the Main line station. Toilet and Rest rooms facilities are available for passengers of the Main line.New Suburban railway station building is under construction.It is the biggest railway station in the district.

'State Transport Buses (S.T.)'
There are two main ST stands in Panvel- Panvel St stand on the highway & railway station stand in front of the railway station.The one on the highway is among the biggest in the state and handles over 1500 ST buses every day,while the railway station bus stand handles only 200 NMMT buses per day. There are about 20 other small bus stops in Panvel city.
 
 
New Panvel

Panvel is town near Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. All new development in Panvel is now part of New Panvel node and is being developed as part of Navi Mumbai by CIDCO.
A New Broad Gauge Line has connected New Panvel With Karjat.
Panvel is surrounded by small mountains from three sides. One famous peak known as Karnala is also just few distance from New panvel. It has beautiful landscape,greenery,extinct types of birds.. Picnic spots like Gadeshwar dam and Zenith falls are also nearby. In monsoon, the Gadeshwar dam has a heavenly look but it is difficult to approach and hence is less popular.

New Panvel is divided into New Panvel (East) (East of Konkan Railway track), New Panvel (West) (West of Konkan Railway track - Also called as Khanda Colony).New Panvel(east)has 19 sectors.

New panvel is now developing very fast.The sanctioned International Airport is just 5km away from new panvel.The upcoming SEZ is also close to New panvel.Magic hill residences is being constructed by NRI builder.It aims in increasing foreign investments in Navi Mumbai.

New Panvel is rapidly developing node of Navi Mumbai.MTNL telephone exchange has been newly opened in sector 5(a) of new panvel.There are lots of depatmental store in new panvel.D mart will be soon opening in sector 5 of New Panvel (east).