Adi Kanga was an Indian civil engineer, writer and one of the planners of the city of Navi Mumbai. He was born on March 16, 1923 in Bombay to a Parsi family. He worked at CIDCO as a General Manager where he was involved in the planning and execution of Navi Mumbai city and it was he who recommended the construction of Vashi Bridge. Kanga personally drew up the plans for the New City at Vashi, on the dining table at his residence. Hand colouring the various zones of the proposed new city even before drafts men were available at CIDCO.