HISTORY: The name Mumbai is a synonym, derived from the name of a local Goddess called Mumbadevi. Mumbaikars are passionate about their rich past and heritage. Mumbai (previously called Bombay). The city was officially deemed as the capital of the state of Maharashtra.. Skyscrapers, towering architecture, the Bombay Stock Exchange, tarred roads and a boom in the secondary and tertiary sector changed the city’s status and brought it up to one of the top four cities in the country. Today, Mumbai is the fourth most popular city in the world. Mumbai is the business capital of India and is also one on the largest cities in the country. The present population of Mumbai is estimated to be in millions and is still growing. However, the population grows in the city with its status as the commercial capital of India.
OVERVIEW: Mumbai is the world’s second most populated city and the business and entertainment capital of India. It is on the west coast of India. Mumbai is famous for Bollywood celebrities, Elephanta caves,, Gateway of India,, Beaches,, The Ganpati visarjan ceremony,, etc. It comprises tallest skyscrapers all over India. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra, one of the finest state. Mostly rajas and maharajas had ruled in this state for long time. The city’s main mode of transportations are “buses and trains”.. The most popular named “SUBURBAN RAILWAY “is noteworthy as this railway covers almost entire city and considered as most efficient mode of commute around the city. One of the biggest railway station that covers mumbai to various Indian cities is “Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus”. two airports in Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji International and Santa Cruz Domestic Airport.
CLIMATE: Mumbai has a Tropical climate, specifically a wet and dry climate with seven months of dryness and peak of rains in July. The cooler season is from December to February is followed by summer from March to June..
In the suburbs, the daily mean maximum temperature range from 29.1 °C to 33.3 °C.
ECONOMY: Mumbai has witnessed an economic boom since the liberalisation of 1991, the finance boom in the mid-nineties and the IT, export, services and outsourcing boom in 2000. State and central government employees make up a large percentage of the city’s workforce. Mumbai also has a large unskilled and semi-skilled self-used population, who primarily earn their livelihood as hawkers, taxi drivers, mechanics. The port and shipping industry is well established, with Mumbai. Port Being is one of the oldest and most significant ports in India. Dharavi is, in central Mumbai, has an increasingly large recycling industry, processing recyclable waste from other parts of the city. Mumbai has been ranked sixth among top ten global cities on the billionaire count. Mumbai is the third most expensive office market in the world.
EDUCATION: Mumbai is famous for its educational background too. The state is exemplified with the courses like BBA, BCA, B-TECH and most specifically MBA. There are a lot of top MBA colleges in Mumbai . Students from all over India wish to get admitted in one of the college in Mumbai.
Here are 10 best colleges pursuing MBA in Mumbai as per their ranking and links
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) grew rapidly in eminence from one of the top three B-schools in Mumbai in 1981 to one of the top ten B-schools in India by 1994-1995….
In order to meet the growing demand for management education, the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal, with the help of a donation from Narsee Monjee Educational Trust….
An Institute founded in 1965, JBIMS is considered to be unique in management education as it is firmly rooted in the local soil and capable of articulating the Indian ethos….
The illiterate of this century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn….
Started in 1981 Consistently ranked among the top 20 B-schools in the country for the last 5 years….
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936, as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work….
The National Centre for Rural Development (NCRD) is a registered Public Charitable Trust, founded in 1991 with the mission of Rural Development….
At MET Asian Management Development Centre (MET AMDC), students are treated as managers under training. Training is imparted round-the-clock, seven days a week….
At MET, students are treated as managers under training. Training is imparted round-the-clock, seven days a week….
N. L. Dalmia Institute of Management Studies and Research (N. L. Dalmia) was formed under the aegis of N. L. Dalmia Educational Society….
CULTURE: Mumbai’s history as a major trading centre has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions, and cuisines coexisting in the city. This unique blend of cultures is due to the migration of people from all over India since the British period. Mumbai’s culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music, and theatres. The city offers a cosmopolitan and diverse lifestyle with a night life, available in a form and abundance comparable to that in other world capitals.. Mumbai also has many cinema halls that feature Bollywood, Marathi and Hollywood movies. A week-long annual fair known as Bandra Fair, from every 8th of September, is celebrated by people of all faiths, to commemorate the mother of Jesus. The Banganga Festival, The Elephanta Festival, are other two most popular cultural festival.
CONTEMPORARY VIEW: “An island connected by bridges to the mainland, Mumbai is the industrial hub of everything from textiles to petrochemicals, and responsible for half of India’s foreign trade. The new migrants who are reshaping the city, making sure Mumbai keeps one foot in its hinterland and the other in the global marketplace.”