Bhiwandi to be turned into a warehouse hub
MUMBAI: Bhiwandi, in neighbouring Thane district, will soon be developed into a logistics and warehouse hub, as part of the MMRDA’s ambitious plan to create growth centres in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). The MMRDA has also identified 3,000 hectares in Kharbao, adjacent to the proposed growth centre in Bhiwandi, to create a business hub.
Two years ago, the MMRDA planned dedicated g rowth centres at Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Panvel, Alibaug-Pen and Vasai-Virar, along the proposed Virar-Alibaug Multimodal Corridor. The transport ministry of Korea had prepared the master plan for the growth centres, which are aimed at employment generation opportunities and balanced development of the MMR. The Korean ministry has proposed an FSI of 4 in Bhiwandi.
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