Dronagiri is a locality situated in the southern end of Navi Mumbai. It is enveloped by the ja River on the south-east, Uran town on the east and Jawaharlal Nehru Port on the north. Since Dronogiri is close to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port, the area is ideal for port-based industries.
Few leading industries in and around Dronagiri are ONGC Petro Chemicals, Balmer & Lawrie Company Ltd. and Meher Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd. Dronagiri is well-connected via roads, railways and public transport. BEST and Municipal Transport (NT) buses cover different parts of Mumbai, Panvel, Khopoli, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan, Dombivli, Badlapur, Uran and Bhayandar. The nearest railway station is Uran Railway Station at a distance of 1.5 kilometers (via Maharashtra State Highway) while Central is 56.2 kilometers from Dronagiri. The Airport is underway and the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 50.1 kilometers from the area (via JNPT Road). There are a number of reputed schools and colleges located in Dronagiri. Few of them are Smt. Bhagubai Changu Vidyalaya, Tukaram Hari Vajekar High School, Rotary School Uran, St. Mary’s Convent High School & Junior College, Uran Municipality School, Native Institution NI High School and Uran Education Society English Medium School.There are various well-equipped hospitals in Dronagiri such as Dr. Nakhwa Hospital, Tungekar Hospital, Ratan Hospital, Paalevi Hospital, Mother Care Hospital and Sathe Hospital. Major banks operating in the region include State Bank Of India, Union Bank of India, Syndicate Bank and Bank of Maharashtra.Glomax is the only shopping center around Dronagiri. Places to visit around Dronagiri include Santeshwari Temple, Park, Uran Nagav Beach, a Bird Sanctuary, Bokadvira Lake.
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