Mahad is also referred similarly.
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°14′N 73°17′E / 18.233°N 73.283°E /
18.233; 73.283Coordinates: 18°14′N 73°17′E / 18.233°N
73.283°E / 18.233; 73.283
Upgraded to Nagar Panchayat in 2015
माणगाव नगर पंचायत
Mumbai (130 km),
Pune (120 km),
Panjim (450 km)
Hot-humid; heavy rain during monsoon season
Avg. summer temperature
35 °C (95 °F)
Avg. winter temperature
20 °C (68 °F)
Mangaon is a small town and taluka in the
Raigad district located
81 km from District Headquarter
Alibag and 141 km from State
Mumbai along Panvel-
Panjim Highway in North
Konkan region of
State of Maharashtra, India
1 Industrial development
Mumbai Industrial Corridor
1.2 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technical University and Institute of
3 Places to visit
4 Administrative subdivisions
Vile-Bhagad M.I.D.C. Industrial zone located in
Mangaon was in poor
state due to lack of interest of investors, but has gained importance
in recent times. It houses steel industries like POSCO LTD.
Mumbai Industrial Corridor
Mangaon is going to be fastest developing town in
Konkan due to DMIC
Corridor.It is part of upcomming Dighi Node. It will become an
important transport,industrial and administrative hub in Southern
Raigad district due to its central position between existing
industrial towns Roha,
Mahad and Dighi Port-Shrivardhan.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technical University and Institute of
For industrial development, Technical and Technological Education as
well as to introduce several courses in Petroleum and Chemical
technology in rural areas, Dr. Babasaheb Technological University,
Lonere was established in
Mangaon taluka. It is an autonomous
engineering and technological university. Apart from Konkan, students
from other parts of maharashtra like
Vidarbha and West
Maharashtra come here for persuing courses like
Petro-Chemical,Petroleum Chemical engineering as these courses are
taught only in few Universities across India.
The development of
Mangaon boosted after arrival of
Konkan Railway. It
gain importance as it was only railway station that has location at
taluka place in Southern Raigad apart from Roha.
Mangaon is nearest railway station for Shrivardhan, Dive Agar,
Hari-Hareshwar, Mhasala, Tala, Nijampur, Mahad, Raigad and Poladpur;
hence it provided employment for several others like,
Auto-Rickshawalas,Minidors and Taxi-Van drivers for reaching distant
places like Mahad, Shrivardhan,etc. from
Mangaon Railway Station.
Initially,there was only a Bus Stand,but recently
Mangaon got it own
MSRTC Bus Depot. It is located along NH-66 Panvel-Kochi Highway.Buses
Shrivardhan Depot and
Mahad Depot exclusively halt at
Mangaon depot depart from Goregaon or
Mangaon is split point for buses heading down towards
Mumbai. Buses heading Dapoli-Mandangad; Shrivardhan-Mhasala;
their routes according to their respective destinations.
MANGAON RAILWAY STATION Station Code:-MNI Zone:-KR Reservation of
tickets available at: https://irctc.co.in
Next small station towards Mumbai:
Next small station from Mumbai:
Mumbai (CST) = 0188 km
Next main station towards Mumbai:
Next main station from Mumbai:
Places to visit
Mangad fort is located 15 km from the taluka market area of
Nijampur and lies in the Manjarwane Panchayat area. The fort consists
of only one main gate connected via chain of mountain ranges and
Kumbhe waterfall in the vicinity.
The Raigad fort in
Mahad taluka is 22 km from Mangaon. It is
another base point to reach the fort.
Mangaon is famous for the temple at Kadappa. It is also famous for
sportscentre at Khardi.
It is also famous for a Shiva temple and Mugawali Temple along the
river Kaal and it is also famous for temple of the local goddess
A Tirupati temple is the special thing of Mangaon.
Hydroelectric project at Bhira is place of interest for industrial
visits. It provides power-supply to the whole taluka.
There are 187 villages in
Mangaon taluka, organized into 74
Dahiwali Tarf Govele
Muthavali Tarf Tale
Pen Tarf Tale
Shirawali Tarf. Nijampur
Surav Tarf. Tale
Talegaon Tarf Goregaon
^ Māngaon (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National
^ "List of Habitation Directory: Mangaon". Ministry of Drinking Water
^ "Village Panchayat Names of Mangaon, Raigad, Maharashtra". Ministry
of Panchayati Raj, Government of India. Archived from the original on
3 January 2013.
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