[ecis2016.org] Is it worth investing in a property in Vasai-Virar? We provide a snapshot of the infrastructure in the region and the liveability quotient for home buyers
With the real estate sector showing signs of continuous growth in Vasai-Virar, the region’s infrastructure is also likely to improve in the coming years. Vasai–Virar has its own municipal body – the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation (VVMC). The area is very well-connected to other parts of Mumbai, via rail and bus networks. There are many schools in the area but it lacks post graduate colleges.
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Schools: BKS English High School; Holy Family Convent School and Junior College; Saint Francis High School; JB Ludhani High School; Notre Dame School; Sheth Vidya Mandir English High School and Junior College of Science and Commerce; Carmelite Convent English High School; ISAAC Newton Global School; Holy Paradise High School; Nazareth Convent High School; Rustomjee Cambridge International School; St John XXIII High School; Matrix Academy School.
Colleges: AV College Of Arts; KM College Of Commerce; ESA College Of Science; Viva Junior College of Commerce; St Aloysius Junior College of Commerce and Science; RB Harris Jr College of Arts, Commerce & Science; St Joseph College of Arts & Commerce; Virar Homeopathic Medical College; VIVA Institute Of Management Studies; VIVA School of MCA.
Hospitals and diagnostic centres: IASIS Hospital; Cardinal Gracias Memorial Hospital; Platinum Hospital; Golden Park Hospital; Navjeevan Hospital; Ankur Maternity Hospital; Sahayog Hospital and Research Centre; Sanjivani Hospital; Shushrusha Hospital.
Connectivity: Local train network and bus connectivity to various places.
Petrol pumps: Several petrol and CNG refuelling stations.
Civic facilities: While civic infrastructure is evolving fast, the peripheral areas still lack certain basic facilities.
Other facilities: An amusement park – Yazoo Park, with sports, fun rides and restaurants.
Existing and proposed physical infrastructure
There is a proposed corridor from Virar to Alibaug that will extend connectivity to NH 3, 4 and 8. The proposed corridor will also provide access to the new airport coming up in Navi Mumbai. Vasai-Virar is very close to Mira Road as well as Ghodbunder Road. The existing infrastructure, makes it an ideal location for the affordable and mid-segment housing.
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