The state will also create an additional 2,200 posts for the region. A total budget of around Rs 174 crore also been allocated to the new commissionerate. The new commissionerate will have 13 police stations.
The city's development authority has sought central government funding for setting up an infrastructure project to allocate water from Surya dam in Thane to areas such as Vasai,Virar and the Mira-Bhayander belt.
The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) plans to alter the alignment of the planned Virar-Alibaug Multi Modal Corridor near Thane to make way for a New Thane, as proposed by the Thane Municipal Corporation.