Kharghar is a node of Navi Mumbai smart city and its under Panvel Municipal Corporation. It is situated at the Northernmost tip of Raigad district. It was developed by the City and Industrial Development Corporation i.e. CIDCO. Kharghar is located on the Sion Panvel Highway at one and half hour (approx.) drive during peak traffic hours from the heart of Mumbai city.
The area started developing in 1995 and now is flourishing with large scale projects both in the commercial and residential segments. Kharghar is now administered by recently established Panvel Municipal Corporation. Shri Prashant Thakur, MLA represents Kharghar in State Legislative Assembly as part of Panvel constituency.