Navi Mumbai, strategically located on the proposed Mumbai Pune `Knowledge Corridor', has been receiving a lot of thrust with respect to Information Technology. The Government of Maharashtra has plans drawn up to develop Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune as high tech habitats for IT Industry.
A strong educational base is the most important pillar on which a person can build a career. A liberal spread of quality educational institutes ensures the availability of learning and gaining knowledge to one and all. Navi Mumbai has been built up with a strong Social Infrastructure. It has 11 Engineering Colleges and 2 Medical Colleges and 62 reputed schools offering high standard education. The Schools and Colleges in Navi Mumbai are equipped with qualified and experienced faculty. Infrastructures for social activities have proved conducive to attract children from even lower income categories.
Navi Mumbai has excellent educational facilities. All kinds of educational institutes are there in Navi Mumbai: kindergardens, schools - both primary and secondary, junior colleges, ITI and Diploma Colleges, Arts, Commerce and Science Colleges, Engineering and Medical Colleges, Management institutes etc. There are 128 primary schools, 80 secondary schools and 25 colleges in MNNC area. During 2003-04 in sector 3 of CBD Belapur a public library building with expenditure Rs. 1.38 Crores was inaugurated and made open to citizens.
|Area|| Pre- |
|Anganwadi||Primary||Secondary||Colleges|| Medical |
| Kopar |
NMMC has proposed to construct new primary school (10 Nos) at the cost of Rs 500 lakhs.
|Total No of students||NMMC school-23845||Private school-102522|
|Total No of teachers||NMMC school-510||Private school-1092|
|NMMC Budget||Primary Schools||Rs1840.0 Lakhs|
|-||Secondary Schools||Rs 60.35 Lakhs|