Deonar is a suburb of Mumbai. It has gained prominence for being the location of the largest dumping ground in Mumbai and also the location of city’s largest abattoir, Deonar Municipal Abattoir.
India’s largest abattoir is located in Deonar. It also has institutes like the Tata Insititute of Social Sciences (TISS) and International Institute for Population Sciences here. The other landmark here is the BSNL Telecom Factory. It also houses the premium residential complex Raheja Acropolis and some beautiful green bungalow societies like Saras Baug, Uday Giri, Vikram Jyoti, Datta Guru, Deonar Baug, Patwardhan Colony etc. There are several colonial bungalows like Raj Kapoor’s Devnar Cottage.
The main public modes of transport are auto rickshaws, taxi, and BEST bus. Deonar has a BEST bus depot. The closest railway station is Govandi Railway Station to Deonar, and it is situated near areas like Chembur, connected via P L Lokhande Marg, and Vashi.