Approach Routes to ICT and Landmarks
A location map of the ICT, available on Google maps, is provided on page iii and the various access routes are described from nearby railway stations, bus stops and the airport.
Landmarks in the Vicinity of ICT
The VJTI (Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute) (Backside), Khalsa College, Don Bosco Church are well-known landmarks adjacent to the ICT on the Nathalal Parekh Marg. The Main Security Hub of ICT prominently depicts its name both in English and Devanagari scripts and cannot be missed. The main building is constructed of a yellowish Malad stone, surrounded by excellent greenery and beautiful gardens. The ICT campus is one of the most picturesque and quiet place. It is located on a 16-acre plot, surrounded by Nathalal Parekh Marg (front side), Puranmal Singhani Marg (between Don Bosco and ICT), R.A. Kidwai Marg (backside) and P.B. Sule Marg.
Most of the long distance trains on the Central and Western Railways halt at the Dadar Railway Station (see routes D and E below). All buses operated by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation and private carriers stop at Dadar bus station on Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road near Jagannath Shankarshet Flyover and Khodadad Circle (or popularly called Dadar TT).
A. From Matunga Railway Station (Central Railway-Main Line):
The ICT can be reached in about 15 minutes on foot following L. Nappu Road, Bhandarkar Road, Maheshwari Udyan circle, Don Bosco Church and High School.
B. From Wadala Railway Station (Harbour Line of Central Railway):
It is about 12 minutes walk. Exit on the western gate on the Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road; walk straight on D.S.Barato Road in front of the station to Wadala Church and turn right on Nathalal Parekh Road (backside of VJTI). It will take about 5 minutes to reach the ICT.
C. From King’s Circle Railway Station (Harbour Line of Central Railway):
Get down on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road and walk southward towards Arora Cinema and then along Nathalal Parekh Road towards Don Bosco Curch, Don Bosco School and ICT. It is about 10 minutes walk.
D. From Dadar Railway Station (Central Railway):
Walk towards Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road via Pritam Hotel. Take BEST Bus No.64 to Maheshwari Udyan and get down at the ICT / Don Bosco bus stop exactly opposite ICT’s main gate
E. From Dadar Railway Station (Western Railway):
Exit on the western gate to Senapati Bapat Marg and walk on Ranade road and N.C. Kelkar Road to Plaza Cinema. Board on Bus No. 169 towards Pratiksha Nagar and alight at the ICT / Don Bosco bus stop exactly opposite ICT’s main gate. You can also get on to Bus No. 63 to Chunabhatti and get down at the Bus stop called Gate No 4. Walk along the R.A. Kidwai Marg and enter through the rear gate for the ICT hostels.
F. From Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST): Main Central Railway Station :
Board a Harbour train to Wadala station and follow route B. Else board a Main line train to Matunga Central Station and follow route A.
G. From Kurla Terminus Railway Station:
Board a Harbour train to Wadala station and follow route B. Else board the Main line train to Matunga Central Station and follow route A.
I. From Chhatrapati Shivaji Internation Airport - Domestic Terminal, Santacruz (East):
Rent either a pre-paid taxi or hire a taxi for Maheshwari Udyan/King’s Circle, Don Bosco and ICT. The maximum fare for a regular taxi should be around Rs. 100, without any traffic jams. It takes about 30-40 minutes.