The Patalganga industrial area, adjacent to the Mohopada village, is one of the 13 chemical industrial areas developed by MIDC. A historical temple of god Mohopada is situated on the right bank of river Patalganga. The Patalganga Industrial area is under the jurisdiction of Kholapur taluka (about 22 km) and under Dist.Raigad (about 60 km). The area is surrounded by ranges of high mountains.
MIDC has constructed a water supply scheme to cater for 54 MLD and 72 MLD water to the industrial area. The water is sourced by the irrigation department, which tail race release water of Tata hydropower generation at khopoli. The current water requirement is 20 MLD for patalganga industrial area and 24 MLD for residential area and for outside the industrial area.
The area is connected internally by multiple lane approach roads and has underground services like strom water collection, effluent collection, water supply etc. The width of the main road is 15 m and that of the internal roads are 7.50 or 5.50 m.
The telephone exchange is of C dot type having 5,248 lines capacity; the internet services are provided to the tune of 50 percent. The exchange is connected to Mumbai city and thus facilitates local dialing by prefixing the 95-22 and 95-2192 codes. The exchange also provides ISDN 95-2192 connectivity.
An area of 69.61 hectares has been developed for residential and commercial use in the residential zone at patalganga industrial area. MIDC has constructed a common service center with 21 galas of different sizes, for allotment to restaurants, shops and outlets for various essential commodities.
To facilitate traffic, for entrepreneurs of the industrial area, a two lane high level bridge has been built-up on river Patalganga.
The Common Effluent Disposal Scheme of 15 MLD capacity is under construction through joint ventures with M/s PRIA, MIDC, MPCB and M/s Hydro air ltd. The scheme will take care of effluent collection treatment and disposal.
A fire station has been constructed to handle chemical, petrochemical, textile fires, etc.
To avoid traffic congestion, spacious parking space has been provided for a truck terminus to park transport vehicles. The terminus has also been provided with basis utilities for drivers, cleaners and truck operator, etc.
MSEB has two substations of capacity 220KV and 100KV in this area and in village apta respectively, from which electric supply is supplied to patalganga industrial area.