Andheri


Andheri is one of the most important part of the lively city of Mumbai. Being the largest suburb of Mumbai, it is divided in to two sections -Andheri East and Andheri West. Both parts of Andheri are witness to a lot of industrial, commercial, cultural and social activities. The development works in Andheri started after 1915 and after the creation of Greater Bombay in 1945 it was brought under the administration of the Bombay city.

Andheri is an important industrial hub and has several commercial centers like:-

Andheri East - CEPZ, MIDC Andheri, Saki Naka, SEEPZ.
Andheri West - Shah Industrial Estate, Laxmi Industrial Estate.

The Andheri region has a large population and both the parts of the region are equipped numerous residential areas. Some of them are mentioned below:- Andheri East - Chakala, Bamanwada, Kalpataru Estate, J.B Nagar, MIDC, Marol.
Andheri West - Manish Nagar, Dhake Colony, Lokhandwala Complex, Yari Road.

Andheri boasts of numerous fine schools and colleges in the area. Some well known among them are :-

Schools

Andheri East - Divine Child High School, Holy Family High School, Paranjape Vidyalaya, St.Dominic Savio High School.
Andheri West - Arya Vidya Mandir School, Hansraj Morarji Public School, Bombay Cambridge High School.

Colleges

Andheri East - Tolani College of Commerce, Shri Chinai College of Commerce and Economics.
Andheri West - Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Valia College of Commerce and Arts.

Andheri is a vibrant area and a happening place with several movie theaters, entertainment parks, Clubs, sports complexes and shopping malls. A visit to Mumbai will be incomplete without a visit to Andheri. Last Updated on 28 May 2013