National TV stations carry regional news: Due to migration many other languages like Urdu, Sindhi and Hindi are spoken. New projects underway include: A new community centre for Broadstairs. The bigger creeks are Bhiwandi, Chinchani, and Dahanu Creeks. The Thanet Offshore Wind Project, near North Foreland, began operating in September 2010. The area of the district is 9558 km². No., Final Plot No, Survey No, Gat No., etc. The main products of these industries are Drugs, Textiles, Adhesives, Plastics, Rubber, Steel, Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Fertilizers, Electronics, Chemicals and Iron & Steel. [9], Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs each have shopping centres with a mix of local and national retailers complemented by Northdown Road, Cliftonville, Westgate and Birchington. Metered Taxi services are also available in Thane, Mira-Bhayandar and some other towns. Western Railway local trains leaving from Churchgate railway station go up to Dahanu Road railway station in the district. Navi Mumbai city has good sporting infrastructure as DY Patil Stadium is located at Nerul. 15 lakhs 2. As many as twenty-seven villages and eight towns from Borivali taluka and one town and one village from Thana taluka were transferred to the Bombay Suburban district in 1956 when the limits of Greater Bombay were extended northwards in Salsette. The District Council is held by a Labour minority, following a coup led by an Independent member to remove the Conservative Leader Cllr Bob Bayford.[2]. Large investment and building work is taking place in schools across the island. The Thane Creek is not a creek in the true sense, but a depression engulfed by the sea. Redevelopment and renovations are to be undertaken at Margate's Dreamland (a Heritage Amusement Park); Cliftonville (Lido site); and a Holiday Inn (hotel), now open. The Bhatsa Lake has been formed in the upper Bhatsa, north of Shahapur behind a dam built in 1981 CE. [11], According to the 2011 census Thane district had a population of 11,060,148,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Cuba[13] or the US state of Ohio. The Arabian Sea forms the western boundary, while it is bounded by Mumbai Suburban district to the south west, and Raigad District to the south. BEST provides services to Mumbai Suburban, Thane and Mira-Bhayandar. Thanet also has a local online radio and podcasting service currently operating online only known as 'Thanet Community Radio' (TCR). Artificial lakes have been constructed mainly to supply drinking water to Mumbai. [1] Formed under the Local Government Act 1972, it came into being on 1 April 1974 and is governed by Thanet District Council. The Vaitarna River is 154 km long and has a drainage area that practically covers the entire northern part of the district. In 1817, the British East India Company captured the area from the Marathas. History. Marine fishery predominates over inland fishery in the district and provides employment to about 75% of the persons engaged in the fishing industry. According to the 2001 Census, the total working population in the district was 11,961,704 persons, which is 47.37% of the total population of the district. There are rose gardens at Dahanu. Ferry services are available between these ports. Lying between the Sahyadri mountain range and the Arabian sea, it is blessed both with beaches and mountains. But plans are underway and proposals have been received to revive a disused airstrip for commercial operations near Kalyan.[23]. The district is bounded by Puneand Ahmadnagar on the east, Nashikon the east and northeast, Valsad Districtof Gujaratstate and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Havelion the north. The Western Railway network passes through Vasai, Palghar and Dahanu talukas of the district and Central railway network passes through Thane, Kalyan, Ulhasnagar and Shahapur talukas of the district. Marathi is the main language and is only language in the rural talukas. Thanet / ˈ θ æ n ɪ t / is a local government district in Kent, England. The TMT has a fleet of 289 buses which ply on 45 routes from 2 bus-depots and 8 bus-stands ferrying approximately 2.8 lakhs commuters daily. There are some more examples: Kokner (Maswan tal-Palghar) and Sativali (Saphale tal:-Palghar). [7] Unemployment levels are nearly twice the South East of England as a whole, and as a result a great deal of planning is being done to encourage more businesses to relocate to the District. People. The map pin represents the location of the council offices. The project is expected to have a total capacity of up to 300 MW which, on average, is sufficient to supply approximately 240,000 homes with green energy. The total railway track length in the district is 345.73 km. Raptakos, Brett and Co., Pfizer Ltd., Cadbury Fry (India) Ltd. which produce modified milk food and high protein food are some of the large and medium companies in the district. Add your article. Km. Thanet Earth is the largest greenhouse development in the UK, covering an area of 91 hectares with 7 greenhouses each the size of 10 football pitches producing cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers all year. There are 25,29,165 houses in the district. This connection joined Central Railway and Western Railway networks and its length is 41.96 km. The area of the district is 9558 km². In Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath, Bhiwandi, Badlapur, Tarapur, Palghar, Vasai and Murbad there are nearly 4000 industries which contribute towards the industrialisation of the district. There are 18 Vidhan Sabha constituencies in Thane district, grouped into 3 Lok Sabha constituencies: In June 2014, the State Cabinet approved the bifurcation of the district into two districts - Thane and Palghar. The district has become a popular getaway for daytrippers escaping from the bustle of Bombay. The climate on the plains at the foot of the slopes (Kalyan, Bhiwandi, Vada, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath and Talasari talukas) and on the eastern slopes of Sahyadri (Murbad, Shahapur, Jawhar, Vikramgad and Mokhada talukas) is comparatively less humid. The area here is forested and many wildlife sanctuaries are located here. As of July 2010, overall indicators of health were poor for Thanet:[14][needs update]. [22] In 2006, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation started its own transport service Navi Mumbai Municipal Transport (NMMT) in 23 January 1996 with fleet of 25 buses now having 256 buses and first hybrid bus in India. The northern part of the Salsette Island is part of Thane District, which is separated from the mainland by the Ulhas estuary and the Thane Creek but is connected through reclaimed land with the island city of Mumbai. The pulses like Urad, moong and kulith are also grown in this season. The shape of the district is triangular. The Ulhas originates from the north of Tungarli near Lonavala, flows for a short distance before descending near Bor ghat, and meets the sea at Vasai Creek. Km. The effective date for bifurcation was 1 August 2014. The town of Margate is an unparished area: it has a charter maintained by charter trustees, having been a municipal borough before 1974. Shahpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) Shahpur, Aurangabad, a village in Aurangabad district; Shahpur, Araria, a village in Araria district; Shahpur, Saharsa, a village in Saharsa district; Delhi. The finance is being provided by various public sector and private sector Banks and Financial Institutions in the district. Winter is from December to February, followed by summer from March to June. Thane district is on the North of Konkan division. Thanet District Council is the local government body for the Thanet district in Kent, England. A multimillion-pound art gallery The Turner Contemporary (opened by Tracey Emin in April 2011) in Margate and this has created the opening of many new shops in the Margate old town and visitor numbers have far exceeded expectation. [1] It had a sex ratio of 880 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 86.18%. Uran Mahal was separated from Salsette in 1861 and was placed under Panvel. In 1969, the taluka of Kalyan was divided into two talukas, Kalyan and Ulhasnagar. It comprises the wide amphitheatre like Ulhas basin on the south and hilly Vaitama valley on the north together with plateaus and the slopes of Sahyadri. In 1817, the territory now comprising Thane district was taken over by the British from the Peshwa and it became a part of North Konkan district, with its headquarters in Thana. The rates of geographical areas have been arranged year wise with the district, talukas within limits of (Municipal Corporation / Municipal Council / Cantonment Board and Rural Area) with its landmarks, zone, and subzones having C.S. A significant stadium in this district, Dadoji Konddev Sports Stadium, is located in Thane city, where various sports like cricket, badminton, tennis and table tennis are played. CBD Belapur houses several economic and government administrative and private companies' offices (including government offices and banks). [18] The density of population was estimated at 1,157 people per square kilometre. The talukas, with their populations at the 2001 and 2011 Censuses[9] are as follows. Thane district is to the north of Bombay in the Konkan Region. Thane has a population of 1,10,60,148 peoples. The river flows across Shahapur, wada and Palghar talukas and enter the Arabian Sea through a wide estuary off Arnala. Because it was used as a U.S. airbase during the Second World War it has one of the longest runways in the UK, and while open it was designated by the United Nations as an emergency landing site for aircraft in trouble. [1] The district had a population density of 1,157 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,000/sq mi) . Several hot springs are in the Vasai Taluka in the bed of the Tansa River. Case rate compared to England average (as of ). The Vaitarna, the largest of the Konkan rivers, rises in the Tryambak Hills in Nashik district, opposite to the source of the Godavari. Shahpur, Bihar, a city in Bhojpur district . The district has four seasons. Bank of Maharashtra is one of the leading Public Sector Banks of the district, having 60 branches (2000 CE).[20]. The rainfall varies from 1730.5 mm at Mahim on the coast to 2588.7 mm at Shahapur in the interior. [13] Extension work which started in 2007 has made the QEQM a major hospital site. The rainfall in the district increases from the coastal areas to the interior. The names of the civil parishes located in the district are: Broadstairs and St Peter's form Broadstairs and St Peter's, served by a town council, which has no more than the powers of a parish council. At the 2011 Census it was the most populated district in the nation, with 11,060,148 inhabitants; [1] however, in August 2014 the district was split into two with the creation of a new Palghar district , leaving the reduced Thane district with a 2011 Census population of 8,070,032. Shapur (name), Persian given name and a list of people with the name Places India Bihar. The rail connections are via the Chatham Main Line through Margate to Ramsgate, and the Ashford to Ramsgate (via Canterbury West) line. The community learning within the district is varied and wide, including charitable training organisations such as East Kent ITeC Ltd, and organisations such as Margate Adult Education Centre, Thanet Skills Studio and Thanet Stage School. Metered Auto Rickshaws ply in Thane, Mira-Bhayander and several other towns. Thanet /ˈθænɪt/ is a local government district in Kent, England. This generally results in mild winters and warm, dry summers. [2][3] The headquarters of the district is the city of Thane. [19] The creation of the new Palghar district from the northern and western talukas has now reduced the population of Thane District to some 8,070,032 inhabitants as at the 2011 Census. The whole district suffers from seasonal unemployment, in spite of its proximity to London, because of various factors, among them being inward migration, high numbers of old people, and low numbers of affluent people. October and November months constitute the post-monsoon season, which is hot and humid in the coastal areas. The district has registered 12 deaths so far, while 76 people have been discharged after testing negative. They are near Akloli, Ganeshpuri and Vajreshwari villages. Dahanu taluka is famous for fruits. MSRTC (Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation) operates direct bus to various city like Pune, Nashik, Shirdi, Solapur, Kolhapur, Satara, Karad, Nagpur, Hyderabad etc. Thanet enjoys a maritime climate, being surrounded on three sides by the sea. East Kent College is a provider of further education in Thanet and a Training Provider that works with local businesses to raise the level of education across the region. MUMBAI: Thane district, ... Palghar, which covers the Vasai-Virar civic corporation besides the district area, had the second highest positivity rate of 29%, up from 16% last month. It has a number of tributaries; the most important of them are the Pinjal, Surya, Daherja and Tansa. [17] It was the most populated district in the country, somewhat ahead of North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal which had 10,082,852 people. Since then, it has undergone considerable changes in its boundaries. Non Company - income from sources other than income from business or profession - residing within the territorial area of Bhayander of Thane District - excluding income from salary - name starting with alphabets 'A' to 'K' - return of income / loss below Rs. Area of the district is 4214 sq. The district is bounded by Nashik district to the north east, Pune and Ahmednagar districts to the east, and by Palghar district to the north. The main towns are Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs. In 1830, the North Konkan district was expanded by adding parts of South Konkan district and in 1833 was renamed Thane District. A new mahal with Bandra as headquarters was created in 1917 and in 1920 Salsette was divided into two talukas — North Salsette and South Salsette. According to census 2011, it is third in the state in terms of population. [3] A town council was created for Ramsgate in 2009.[4]. Formed over 7,000 years ago and separated from the mainland by the Wantsum Channel, it has always borne the brunt of invasions from the Continent. But the deteriorating markets for the handlooms compelled the weavers to replace their handlooms by powerlooms. Panvel, together with its mahals of Uran and Karanja, was transferred to Kolaba district in 1883 and Karjat was transferred in 1891. Food processing industries like grain mill products, Bakery products, Cocoa, Chocolate and Sugar Confectionery, Salt, ice, slaughtering, preparation and preservation of meat, dairy products, canning and preservation of fruits and vegetables, canning, preserving and processing of fish are developed in the district. Thane district Total population is 11054131 according to census 2011.Males are 5879857 and Females are 5174274.Literate people are 7313413 among total.Its total area is 9558 sq.km. National retailer Primark opened a new superstore in October 2012, the largest Primark store in Kent. Wood products like plywood and veneer, wooden boxes, barrels, bamboo, cane baskets, bobbins, industrial fixtures, cork & cork products are also manufactured in the district. Among the vegetables, eggplants are grown on a large scale. In addition, the District Council has introduced an empty property initiative and has compulsory purchased empty and derelict buildings with the objective of bringing them back into use. Manufacture of basic industrial chemicals including fertilizers, vegetable and animal oils and fats, paints, varnishes and lacquers and other miscellaneous chemical products is another important industry in the district. The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation also runs its own Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Transport (KDMT), Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation also runs Ulhasnagar Municipal Transport (UMT) service. Nature lovers proudly call Thane as a “Lake City” or "city of lakes". It is not helped by poor overall indicators for health. It is 1.37 percent of the state. Thane is one of the few industrially advanced districts in the state of Maharashtra. [10] Main road links are the A28 which brings traffic from Canterbury and Ashford; and the A299, north coast route. Out of total working force, 51.75% were engaged in agriculture and allied activities, 6.19% in manufacturing, service and cottage industries and remaining 30.69% in other activities. No., C.T.S. According to census 2011, it is third in the state in terms of population. Traditionally, Bhiwandi is famous for its handlooms. 264 (76.74%) of local authorities perform better than Thanet District Council. The average annual rainfall in the district is 2293.4 mm. [1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 35.94%. with average height of 700 m is situated in Thane district near the borders of Thane and Ahmednagar districts It is at a distance of 130 km north of Pune activi. The Tarapur Atomic Power Station which has ushered an era of utilisation of nuclear energy for electricity generation is also situated in the district. The Tansa Lake formed across the Tansa River in the hills north of Bhiwandi behind the dam completed in 1892 CE. The population of Thane district in 2011 had risen to 11,054,131; this is close to 10 percent ( 9.84 ) of Maharashtra's estimated population of 112.4 million and 1% of India's Total population. [5], The district is the northernmost part of the Konkan lowlands of Maharashtra. Isolated hills and spurs dot the district area.[6]. Other major cities in the district are Navi Mumbai, Kalyan-Dombivli, Mira-Bhayander, Bhiwandi, Ulhasnagar, Ambarnath, Badlapur, Murbad and Shahapur. As of 2011 it is the most populated district in the nation. Waste Recycling Performance. Area of the district is 4214 sq. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. Administration of Thane District includes Municipal Corporations, 9 Municipal Councils, 960 Gram Panchayats, and 61 police stations. Its biggest claim to fame is that the first railway line laid in India was from Boribandar to Thane station. Canterbury Christ Church University currently has a campus in Broadstairs, serving Media, Art and Design subjects. Rice is the main crop of the district. It is the headquarters of Thane district. A large retail and residential development on Ramsgate seafront, known as Royal Sands, started construction in 2011 but was quickly halted. The temperature variation is more in the eastern part of the district comparing to the western coastal areas. [14] This gave it a ranking of 1st in India (out of a total of 640) and 1st in its state. This will form part of the UK's first true high-speed commuter service, according to the South Eastern Railway Company. There are two distinct climates in the district, one on the western coastal plains and the other on the eastern slopes of Sahyadri. In the coastal area, the average daily maximum temperature in summer is 32.9 °C (maximum recorded at Dahanu is 40.6 °C on 19 April 1955) and in winter average mean daily minimum temperature is 16.8 °C (minimum recorded at Dahanu is 8.3 °C on 8 January 1945). The important fishing centres in the district are Dahanu, Pokharan-Uchheli, Nawapur, Murabe, Satpute, Datiware, Arnala, Vasai and Uran. July is the wettest month with a rainfall of about 40% of the annual total. [7] The climate on the western coastal plains of Thane, Vasai, Palghar and Dahanu talukas is tropical, very humid and warm. [citation needed]. Thane , Kalyan , Murbad , Bhiwandi , Shahapur , Vasai , Ulhasnagar , Ambarnath , Dahanu , Palghar , Talasari , Jawhar , Mokhada , Vada , Boisar and Vikramgad . Thane District ([ʈʰaːɳeˑ]) is a district in the Indian state of Maharashtra in Konkan Division. The two main rivers flowing through the district are the Ulhas and the Vaitarna. On a national level, Thanet forms part of two parliamentary constituencies at Westminster and is represented in Parliament by two MPs. The county-wide newspaper Kent on Saturday also serves the district. [16] The ITV1 service is provided currently by Meridian Broadcasting; and the BBC South East Today. Tourism Map of the Thanet District Council Area. Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) buses connect Thane city to different parts of the district and also to other districts. In many cases human interference has helped in converting them into mud flats. 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