is located in the eastern suburbs of Mumbai
. Popularly known as Bakra Mandi, Deonar
was earlier known for housing one of the largest abattoirs in Asia.
Being away from the central and western Mumbai
, the common mode of transport is autorickshaws, buses run by the BEST or taxis. Govandi
is the nearest railway station while Chembur
can be reached through Vashi
via the P L Lokhande Marg and Harbor trains.
Builders like Raheja Developers have come up with residential complex Raheja Acropolis and many small bungalows like Saras Baug, Deonar
Baug, Vikram Jyoti and other colonies.
Institutes like Tata Institute of Social Science and International Institute of Population Science are located here. There are schools and colleges in the nearby vicinity and it is convenient to reach those by autos or buses. Several shopping centers and complexes now dot the locality while it is also well linked to multiple hospitals, ATMs, banks and entertainment areas.