Ashok Vihar

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Ashok Vihar
Neighbourhood
Country India
State Delhi
District North West Delhi
Metro New Delhi
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Planning agency Municipal Corporation of Delhi

Ashok Vihar, Wazirpur is a residential neighborhood in the North West district of Delhi.Best place in north west Delhi, 2016.[1][2] Situated along the Ring Road, Delhi, the locality is divided into 4 phases and is home to a market called Deep Market which is also The Central Market.

Also, many offices of professionals such as Chartered Accountants, CS, etc. are also situated here.

Education[edit]

There are several schools in Ashok Vihar which include Mata Jai Kaur Public School, Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Montfort Senior Secondary School, Lions Public School, Presidium school and Maharaja Agarsain Public School. Also there are two colleges namely Satyawati College and Lakshmibai College which are affiliated to University of Delhi, are located here.[3]

Parks and sports club[edit]

Ashoka Garden is Ashok Vihar's popular garden with early morning walkers, joggers and yoga groups. Ashoka Garden is spread over an area of 70 Acres.Other than Ashoka Garden, there are neighborhood parks in each block/ pocket / phase, there are two major parks namely - Baba Chaudhary Khimman Singh Park and Picnic Hut. In addition to these parks,there is a sports complex named after Major Dhyan Chand which was established in the year 1991.It is spread over an area of 4.28 Hectare.It offers various facilities like Tennis (Synthetic, Hard, clay)/Tennis practice wall, Badminton (outdoor), Squash, Table Tennis Hall, Billiards/snooker, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Children Park, Skating, Swimming / Toddlers Pool, Aerobics Hall, Taekwondo-Karate. Also coaching in most of these sports is also available. In addition, it has a Pro Shop and Snack Bar. It hosts various competitive sports matches. Membership is open, easily available and is generally at a very nominal fee. Also, there is a green belt which stretches from I block of Phase-1 till the IA Block.

Transport[edit]

Ashok Vihar is well connected through road and public transport. Further, its connectivity has been enhanced by two Delhi Metro stations namely Keshav Puram and Kanhiya Nagar both of them situated on Red Line. Delhi Transport Corporation buses No 166 (Shalimar Bagh to Palika Kendra), 181(A) (Jahangir Puri to Nizzamudin Rly. Station), 142 (Jahangir Puri to I.S.B.T.) and 235 (Wazirpur J.J. Colony to Nand Nagri), in addition Metro feeder bus service between Inderlok Metro Station to Azad Pur Metro Station is also available.

Shopping[edit]

There are many shops & showrooms in Ashok Vihar Consisting of many multi barnd outlets and branded showrooms like Adidas, Nike, levi's, titan eye, etc. Apart from this, every block has an adjoining market for residents to buy groceries, etc. Also many car showrooms like Honda, Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai, Fiat etc. are located in Wazirpur Industrial area which is in close vicinity to Ashok Vihar making it one of the most diversified locations for car buyers. Eateries like Pizza Hut, Domino's, Subway, Cafe Coffee Day, Sagar Ratna, etc. are also present. Apart from these Restaurants such as Bellagio, Invitation and Kay's are also famous for there food.

Hospitals and dispensaries[edit]

The main hospitals are Maharaja Agarsain Hospital, SunderLal Jain Hospital, Jivodaya Hospital and Deep Chand Bandhu Government Hospital. An Ayurvedic dispensary has been set up by Government of Delhi. Also C.G.H.S. dispensary is located here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "200 bed hospital in Ashok Vihar soon". The Times of India. Jun 21, 2003. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Builder floors in Model Town and Ashok Vihar". Indian Express. Dec 8, 2006. Retrieved 1 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Satyawati College". University of Delhi website. Archived from the original on July 10, 2013. Retrieved July 1, 2013. 
(4) Major Dhyan Chand Sports Complex (http://www.dda.org.in/sports/ashok_vihar_sports_complex.htm,)  

AADHAAR Center Addrerss: B 4/48, Near Gulabi Market, Ashok Vihar, Phase-II, Ashok Vihar, North West Delhi, Delhi - 110052 Neha Sharma 9716571772