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|• Body||Municipal Corporation Of Delhi|
|• Official||Hindi, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||East Delhi|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Vishwas Nagar|
|Civic agency||Municipal Corporation Of Delhi|
Preet Vihar is an upscale residential area in Delhi. It is a well established colony in the eastern part of Delhi, minutes away from Connaught Place, considered the heart of Delhi. The area is known for the shops and educational institutes located here. Apart from this, it has residential societies that offers very good accommodation.
Outlets of all well known brands are situated here with a variety of fashion collection on display. Innumerable restaurants and food joints dot the area. Crowded with a number of small and big shops, this place is considered one of the best commercial hubs in Delhi.
There are seven blocks in Preet Vihar, namely A-G and 'G' Block is the largest one with around 365-370 homes.
There are many popular landmarks in and around Preet Vihar such as Karkardooma District Court, PSK (Poorva Sanskrti Kendra), Scope Tower, Gufa Wala Mandir (temple), Park End Masjid, V3S Mall, Metro Station, NIIT Center, Mahindra First Choice Showroom and others.
There are many institutes (coaching centres, Language institutes, computer institutes etc.) in the locality. These include Career Launcher, Achievers Point, NIIT, Aptech, Guitarmonk, Ftech and others.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) building is an important landmark in Preet Vihar and there are well known schools located here serving the community residing in this suburb area of Delhi on the other side of Yamnua river.
Anand Vihar Inter State Bus terminal (ISBT) is the nearest Bus Depot with it being at a distance of approximately 4 km (2.5 mi).
The nearest metro station is Preet Vihar Station itself. which connects to various other parts of Delhi.
|Place||Distance from Preet Vihar|
|ITO||6 km or 3.8 miles|
|CP||10 km or 6 miles|
|Indira Gandhi International Airport||30 km or 18.5 miles|
|New Delhi Railway Station||10 km|
|Anand Vihar||4 km or 2.5 miles|
Preet Vihar Commercial Complex
It houses many shops and offices and is one of the premier markets for the sale/purchase of second hand cars in East Delhi. The complex also houses many stock broking units such as that of India Infoline Ltd and Karvy. Career Launcher too has its own office. There are a few software development firms, builders,property dealers and DSA for home loans and loan against property located in the complex as well.
Other areas/colonies near Preet Vihar
- Bank Enclave - is one of the only other residential colonies near Preet Vihar that comes close to the living standards of Preet Vihar. It was adjudged as the best colony in East Delhi by one of the Property Newspaper-cum Magazine in 2007.
Nirman Vihar is a good gated colony equivalent to Preet Vihar in terms of infrastructure, living standard, approach to important places.
- Radhey Shyam Park
- Mausam Vihar
- Mayur Vihar
- Jagat Puri
- Swasthya Vihar
- Shanker Vihar
- Gujarat Vihar
- New Rajdhani Enclave
- Defence Enclave
- Chitra Vihar
- Nirman Vihar
- Park End
- Gagan Vihar
- Geeta Colony
- Kailsh Colony
- A.G.C.R ENCLAVE
- Hargovind Enclave
- Dayanand Vihar
- Geeta Colony