Navi Mumbai was seen as an alternate urban settlement on the mainland that would remain accessible to the island city. It would be the new twin city designed within the Bombay Metropolitan region to facilitate the decongestion of Bombay (now Mumbai).
CIDCO was formed in 1971 for planning, development and maintenance of
The city boasts of Reliance Infocomm's Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City
and many IT companies like Wipro Ltd., Tata Consultancy Service and
The well-planned transportation network consisting of Road, Rail and
Waterway systems makes Navi Mumbai easily accessible from all parts of
the country. The proposed Domestic cum International Airport is
envisaged to further enhance this accessibility.