Kolad is a village in Raigad district, Maharashtra State, India. It is 117 km from Mumbai on the National Highway no 17 (Mumbai-Goa). It lies on the banks of River Kundalika. The village post office Postal Index Number (PIN code) is 402304 & 402109.
Kolad has a varied climate; spring (March to May) is hot and sultry, while the monsoon season (June to September) is accompanied by heavy rainfalls. Winters are during November and February and are characterized by a medium level of humidity and cool weather.
At the 2001 India census, Kolad had a population of 12,116.
Nearby villages include Dagadwadi, Gove, Pugaon, Pui, Pahur, Suttarwadi, Kudali, Ambewadi, Kamat, Jamgaon, Durtoli, Bhira, Ville, Tise, Bhuvan, Talavali and Yeral.
Nearby towns are Roha, Indapur, Mangaon and Nagothane.|
Most of the infrastructure in Kolad are maintained by Gram Panchayat, which include paving the roads, provision of water supply and other essential services like garbage disposal and beautification.
Electricity is provided by the state-run Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB). Telecom services are managed by the state-run BSNL telecom and other private companies. Broadband is provided by BSNL. BSNL & TATA are the only service providers with a complete network. private companies. Broadband is provided by BSNL. BSNL & TATA are the only service providers with a complete network.
River rafting at Kolad
White water river rafting is a popular adventure water sport for people from in Mumbai and Pune. The Kundalika River in Kolad is the best option for white water rafting in Maharashtra. The huge amount of water released from a local dam each morning creates good opportunities for rafting. The Maharashtra government promotes Kundalika river rafting through its official tourism website
Country : India
State : Maharashtra
District : Raigad
Taluka : Roha