Mumbai is the
financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the
world's top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow,
generating 5% of India's GDP and accounting for 25% of industrial output, 70%
of maritime trade in India (Mumbai Port Trust & JNPT),and 70% of capital
transactions to India's economy. The city
also houses India's Hindi (Bollywood) and Marathi film and television industry.
Mumbai is the
capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city
in India, second most populous metropolitan area in India, and the fifth most
populous city in the world, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million
and metropolitan area population of 20.7 million as of 2011.Along with the
urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai, Thane, Bhiwandi, Kalyan, it
is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.Mumbai lies on the west
coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2009, Mumbai was named an
alpha world city.It is also the wealthiest city in India,and has the highest
GDP of any city in South, West or Central Asia.
About Ratnagiri :
Ratnāgiri is a port
city on the Arabian Sea coast in Ratnagiri District in the southwestern part of
Maharashtra, India. The district is a part of Konkan division of Maharashtra
The Sahyadri mountains
border Ratnagiri to the east. Heavy rainfall results in highly eroded landscape
in the coastal region, but fertile alluvial valleys in the region produce
abundant rice, coconuts, cashew nuts, and fruits, mangoes being one of the main
fruits. Fishing is an important industry in Ratnagiri.
Chitpavan is a major
branch originally from Ratnagiri district. Guhagar is their origin and
Vyadeshwar is clan god of many of them.A few illustrious
Indians, including "Lokmānya Tilak" (or Bal Gangadhar Tilak), a prime
leader in the nation's freedom movement in the British Raj days; Bharat Ratna
"Maharshi" Dhondo Keshav Karve, a social reformer and educationist;
and Wrangler Paranjpe i.e. Wrangler Raghunath Purushottam Paranjpe, a mathematician
and educationist, were born in Ratnagiri or its vicinity.
About The Route
Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part
Total buses in this route 2
Approximate Distance 327 Kms
Approximate Travel Time 6:30 Hrs
* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.