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Nickname(s): रायगडनगरी Note:- Mahad
Mahad
is also referred similarly.

Mangaon

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

Country India

State Maharashtra

Division Konkan

District Raigad-Alibaug

माणगाव ग्रामपंचायत Upgraded to Nagar Panchayat in 2015

Government

 • Type Nagar Panchayat

 • Body माणगाव नगर पंचायत

Population

 • Total 13,373

Languages

 • Official Marathi

Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

PIN 402104

Telephone code 02140

Vehicle registration MH-06

Nearest city Mumbai
Mumbai
(130 km), Pune
Pune
(120 km), Panjim
Panjim
(450 km)

Literacy 75.30%

Climate Hot-humid; heavy rain during monsoon season

Avg. summer temperature 35 °C (95 °F)

Avg. winter temperature 20 °C (68 °F)

Website maharashtra.gov.in

Mangaon
Mangaon
is a small town and taluka in the Raigad district
Raigad district
located 81 km from District Headquarter Alibag
Alibag
and 141 km from State Capital Mumbai
Mumbai
along Panvel- Panjim
Panjim
Highway in North Konkan
Konkan
region of State of Maharashtra, India[1]

Contents

1 Industrial development

1.1 Delhi- Mumbai
Mumbai
Industrial Corridor 1.2 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technical University and Institute of Petro-Chemical Engineering 1.3 Konkan
Konkan
Railway

2 Transport

2.1 MSRTC 2.2 Konkan
Konkan
Railway

3 Places to visit 4 Administrative subdivisions

4.1 Panchayats

5 References

Industrial development[edit] Vile-Bhagad M.I.D.C. Industrial zone located in Mangaon
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. Delhi- Mumbai
Mumbai
Industrial Corridor[edit] Mangaon
Mangaon
is going to be fastest developing town in Konkan
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
Raigad district
due to its central position between existing industrial towns Roha, Mahad
Mahad
and Dighi Port-Shrivardhan. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technical University and Institute of Petro-Chemical Engineering[edit] 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
Mangaon
taluka. It is an autonomous engineering and technological university. Apart from Konkan, students from other parts of maharashtra like Marathwada
Marathwada
Vidarbha
Vidarbha
and West Maharashtra
Maharashtra
come here for persuing courses like Petro-Chemical,Petroleum Chemical engineering as these courses are taught only in few Universities across India. Konkan
Konkan
Railway[edit] The development of Mangaon
Mangaon
boosted after arrival of Konkan
Konkan
Railway. It gain importance as it was only railway station that has location at taluka place in Southern Raigad apart from Roha. Mangaon
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
Mangaon
Railway Station. Transport[edit] MSRTC[edit] Initially,there was only a Bus Stand,but recently Mangaon
Mangaon
got it own MSRTC
MSRTC
Bus Depot. It is located along NH-66 Panvel-Kochi Highway.Buses departing from Shrivardhan
Shrivardhan
Depot and Mahad
Mahad
Depot exclusively halt at Mangaon.Buses from Mangaon
Mangaon
depot depart from Goregaon or Mangaon
Mangaon
Bus Stand itself. Mangaon
Mangaon
is split point for buses heading down towards Konkan
Konkan
from Mumbai. Buses heading Dapoli-Mandangad; Shrivardhan-Mhasala; Mahad-Poladpur-Mahabaleshwar; Khed-Chiplun-Ratnagiri/ Panjim
Panjim
change their routes according to their respective destinations. Konkan
Konkan
Railway[edit] MANGAON RAILWAY STATION Station Code:-MNI Zone:-KR Reservation of tickets available at: https://irctc.co.in

Mangaon
Mangaon
(MNI)

Next small station towards Mumbai: Indapur Konkan
Konkan
Railway Next small station from Mumbai: Goregaon

Distance from Mumbai
Mumbai
(CST) = 0188 km

Next main station towards Mumbai: Roha(CR) Konkan
Konkan
Railway Next main station from Mumbai: Khed

Places to visit[edit] 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
Mahad
taluka is 22 km from Mangaon. It is another base point to reach the fort. Mangaon
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 Vakdai. 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. Administrative subdivisions[edit] There are 187 villages in Mangaon
Mangaon
taluka,[2] organized into 74 panchayats.[3] Panchayats[edit]

Ambarle Bamnoli Bhagad Bhale Bbhandivli

Borwadi (nivachiwadi)

Chandore Chinchavali Dahiwali Kond Dahiwali Tarf Govele Dakhane Degaon Devali Dongroli Gangawali Goregaon Govele Harkol Hodgaon Jite Javali Kadape Kakal kalamaje Karambeli Kavilvahal Kh. Kavilvahal Kharavali Koshimble Koste Kh. Kumbhe Kumshet Kurvade Lakhapale Lonere Lonshi Madhegaon Mangaon Mangrul Manjarwane Maktigaon Morba Muthavali Tarf Tale Nagaon nagaroli Nandavi Nhave Nijampur Nilaj Pahel Palasgaon Bk. Palsap Panalghar Kh Panhalghar Bk. Pansai Patnus Pen Tarf Tale Phalani Potner Purar Ratwad Rawalje Rudrol Sai Saje Sale Salve Sanaswadi Shirawali Tarf. Nijampur Shirsad Surav Tarf. Tale Talashet Talegaon Tarf Goregaon Tol budruk Tol khurd Unegaon Vanimalaikond Vihule Vile Wadawali Wadgaon Warachiwadi Warak Wave Diwali

References[edit]

^ Māngaon (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency ^ "List of Habitation Directory: Mangaon". Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.  ^ "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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