Ulhasnagar is a city located in the Thane district in the state of Maharashtra. This city is part of Mumbai Metropolitan Region managed by MMRDA. It had an estimated population of 506,098 at the 2011 Census.

Ulhasnagar is considered as one of the largest denim jeans manufacturer. It has number of small businesses, manufacturing quality denims with an effective cheap labour. Some of the manufacturers export jeans worldwide from Ulhasnagar. The city is also famous for its furniture market, cloth market and electronic market.


According to the 2011 Census of India, Ulhasnagar had a population of 506,098. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%.


Ulhasnagar is a municipal town and the headquarters of the Tehsil bearing the same name. It is a railway station on the Mumbai-Pune route of the Central Railway. Ulhasnagar, a colony of migrants in the aftermath of the Partition of India (1947), is 61 years old. Situated 58 km from Mumbai, the once-barren land has developed into a urban town of Thane district. Originally, known as Kalyan Military transit camp, Ulhasnagar was set up especially to accommodate 6,000 soldiers and 30,000 others during World War II. There were 2,126 barracks and about 1,173 housed personals. The majority of barracks had large central halls with rooms attached to either end. The camp had a deserted look at the end of the war and served as a ready and commercial ideal ground for Partition victims. Sindhis, in particular, began life anew in the new land.

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Maharashtra: Man held for swab sample stick fraud in Ulhasnagar

The Times of India 07 May 2021
Manish Keshwani of Ulhasnagar was held on Thursday after it was found that he had got the sticks at Rs 20 per thousand pieces from households and was ......

Maharashtra: Ulhasnagar cops arrest supplier in swab stick case

The Times of India 07 May 2021
The Ulhasnagar police arrested supplier ... The Ulhasnagar sessions court has remanded him to six days’ police custody till May 13....

Ulhasnagar: Swab stick supplier held, did not have FDA licence

Indian Express 07 May 2021
This comes a day after the Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation and the police found slum dwellers packing swab sticks – supplied by Keswani – at their homes in unsterile conditions at Sant Gyaneshwar Nagar ... On Thursday, the FDA and the police inspected Keswani’s godown-cum-office in Ulhasnagar and did not find any indication of VTM being manufactured....

Maharashtra: RT-PCR swab testing kits packed without safety protocols in Ulhasnagar slum, case filed

India TV 06 May 2021
According to reports, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) officials along with local police raided several houses in the Khemani slum....

Covid test sticks being packed in Ulhasnagar slum? Alarm after Maharashtra video goes viral

Financial Express 06 May 2021
A video of how young kids of a family packing swab test sticks is doing social media rounds. This has led to many people questioning if these swab test sticks, mainly used for COVID-19 RT-PCR tests, are sterile enough to be used ... ....

Covid-19 test swab sticks made in Ulhasnagar slum near Mumbai: ReportThese swab sticks are used ...

Deccan Herald 06 May 2021
Amid the raging second wave of Covid-19 across India, dozens of slum households at Sant Gyaneshwar Nagar in Ulhasnagar, 50 km east of Mumbai, have been packing swab sticks used to collect nose and throat samples for RT-PCR tests to detect coronavirus, according to a report by The Indian Express....

‘Sterile’ test swab sticks, made in Ulhasnagar slum

Indian Express 06 May 2021
Dozens of slum households at Sant Gyaneshwar Nagar in Ulhasnagar, 50 km east of Mumbai, have been packing RT-PCR nasopharyngeal kits since last week through a local supplier, Maneesh Keswani. On Wednesday, the local police and the Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) seized leftover swab stick stock from at least five households ... slum Ulhasnagar....

Maharashtra: Former MLA of Ulhasnagar passes away

The Times of India 19 Apr 2021
Ulhasnagar. Ex-NCP MLA Jyoti Kalani (70) died of a heart attack at her residence in Ulhasnagar on Sunday evening....

Maharashtra: Ex-MLA Jyoti Kalani, wife of Ulhasnagar's strongman Papu Kalani, dies of heart attack

The Times of India 18 Apr 2021
ULHASNAGAR. Ex-NCP MLA (70) died of heart attack at her residence in Ulhasnagar on Sunday evening. Jyoti is wife of Ulhasnagar's strongman Pappu Kalani, four times Ex-MLA, who is presently serving life imprisonment in jail since 2013 in a murder case....

Ulhasnagar civic body fined two marriage halls for flouting Covid-19 norms

The Times of India 22 Mar 2021
ULHASNAGAR. The Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation (UMC) on Sunday raided two marriage halls and fined each of them Rs 20,000 where around 200 to 300 people were gathered during the wedding ... The coronavirus cases in Ulhasnagar and other neighbouring cities like Kalyan-Dombivli, Ambernath are rising rapidly....

Maharashtra: Ulhasnagar reports spike in Covid-19 cases

The Times of India 19 Mar 2021
ULHASNAGAR. The Ulhasnagar city where coronavirus was under control reported over 108 cases on Friday ... Download ... City. ....

Man held for duping customers by giving fake payment receipt of electricity bills in Ulhasnagar

The Times of India 15 Mar 2021
KALYAN. The in have arrested a man who cheated several people by giving them a fake receipt for payment of in Ulhasnagar. The arrested accused identified as Deepak Shrivastava, is a resident of camp number 3 in Ulhasnagar ... Download ... City. ....

Thane: Fire breaks out at dumping ground in Ulhasnagar

The Times of India 10 Mar 2021
ULHASNAGAR. A major broke out inside ’s on Wednesday evening. The fire brigade is still trying to douse the fire. The fire was reported on Wednesday at 6.45pm ... Download ... City. ....