Arera Colony

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Arera Colony
locality
Campion School in Arera Colony
Campion School in Arera Colony
Arera Colony is located in Bhopal
Arera Colony
Arera Colony
Location of Arera Colony in Bhopal
Coordinates: 23°12′40″N 77°25′58″E / 23.21118°N 77.432905°E / 23.21118; 77.432905
Country India
State Madhya Pradesh
District Bhopal
City Bhopal
Government
 • Body Bhopal Municipal Corporation
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode 462010
Telephone +91755
Vehicle registration MP-04-

Arera Colony is one of the largest residential areas in Bhopal which is the capital of Madhya Pradesh. Interspersed with plantations, trees and gardens, it is a posh area of the city and occupies a large area of the southern part of the city. Arera colony is further divided into 8 Sectors, E-1 to E-8.

Etymology[edit]

Arera Club derives its name from Arera Hills which dominate the landscape of the city. The club has badminton, a gymnasium, and tennis facilities. A bar and restaurant add to its leisurely existence. Its members, though, are bureaucrats of Madhya Pradesh Government; it has been a highly inclusive social gathering. The Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Avani Vaish has passionately nurtured Arera club in last 5 years.

Points of interest[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Main shopping areas and markets in the area are Bittan Market, 10 no., 11 no. and 12 no. markets, Savoy Complex etc. Metro Plaza at Bittan Market is one of the largest shopping complexes in the area. Various malls and complexes are also under construction, like Aura Mall, Aakriti Business Center (Both in E-8) etc.

Hotels and restaurants[edit]

The Bittan Market in E-5 and the 10 no. Market, which is located in E-4, have a lot of good eating spots as well as shops, showrooms and shopping complexes. In addition, various eateries, hotels and restaurants are there in the colony. Some of them are

  • Amer Bakery Hut
  • E-Square Restaurant
  • Bake n' Shake
  • Brijwasi Sweets
  • Cafe Coffee Day
  • Chhappan Bhog
  • Dana Pani
  • Evening Point
  • Hakeem Hotel
  • Sagar Gaire Fast Food
  • Dominos
  • Paratha house, E-7 ashoka society

Schools[edit]

A large number of private and government schools are present in the colony. Some of them are listed below.

  • St. Joseph's Co-Ed School, Bhopal
  • Arera Convent High Secondary School.E-6,Arera colony
  • Bhopal Public School
  • Campion School Bhopal
  • Orion School
  • Martand Senior Secondary School
  • MVM Senior School
  • Nalanda Public School
  • Red Rose School, Trilanga
  • Renu Vidyapeeth Higher Secondary School. E-7, Arera colony
  • Scholar's Home Public School
  • World Way School
  • Study Hall Nursery School

Hospitals[edit]

Several private and government hospitals, nursing homes and clinics are located here. Some of them are

  • Agrawal Hospital
  • ASG Eye Hospital
  • Asian Globus Hospital
  • National Hospital
  • Narmada Hospital
  • Dewani Hospital
  • Malti Hospital
  • Sujyoti Hospital
  • Asha Niketan Hospital
  • Bansal Hospital
  • Anushree Hospital

Sports[edit]

The Arjun Fitness Club, at Bittan Market houses swimming, squash, gym and other sports facilities. Besides, Arera Colony is dotted by a large no. of playgrounds. The Arera Cricket Club, is located at the Old Campion Ground near 10 no. Market. The ground also annually hosts Mayank Chaturvedi Smriti Cricket Tournament, which attracts a lot of teams from all over the country.

Health club[edit]

Your Fitness Club - provides a comfortable Gym And Best equipments in various cities

Getting there and orientation[edit]

Getting to Arera colony is very easy. One can hire a taxi, mini bus, auto rickshaw or a metro taxi from anywhere in the city to reach there.