INA Colony

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INA colony Satellite view

INA colony is a residential colony maintained by the Airports Authority of India[1] for their employees. It was named after a former private airline, Indian National Airways, which was amongst those nationalised and merged to form, Indian Airlines in 1953.

Situated on Aurobindo Marg, across Dilli Haat and behind INA Market, the colony lies near Safdarjung Airport, on Sri Aurobindo Marg, opposite to Laxmibai Nagar adjacent to Kidwai Nagar east.[2] The INA market also has shops selling varieties of imported foodstuff and wines for expatriates due to its proximity to Chanakyapuri diplomatic enclave.[3] Starting 2010, it is serviced by the INA underground station of the Delhi Metro.[4] INA market is also famous for its Sea Food items.

Location[edit]

This colony is located in South Delhi between Ring Road and Ring Railway. It is bounded on the rear by the DDA office, named Vikas Sadan & Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sewa Nagar, INA Colony Central Vigilance Commission office, front headed with INA market. It lies on the east side of Sri Aurobindo Marg, and is opposite to Laxmi bai Nagar.

Nearby landmarks are :

etc and many more. INA colony can be seen at 28°34′35″N 77°12′43″E / 28.576278°N 77.212032°E / 28.576278; 77.212032

History[edit]

INA named because of the indian national airways

Size[edit]

This colony comprises two pockets - A & B, and has five types of flats, viz

Type Block
I, A
II, C
III, B
IV, D
V, E

Approximately 1000 flats in total are located.

Postal details[edit]

PIN code - 110 023 Post Office - Sarojini Nagar Nearest Police station Sarojini Nagar, Lodhi colony, Kotla Mubarakpur. Police Station Jurisdiction Kotla Mubarakpur.

Facilities available[edit]

INA Consists of[edit]

  • INA Colonies
  • Kendriya Bhandar
  • Two schools:- Kendriya Vidyalaya and Sarvodaya vidyalaya are two schools, both schools are adjacent to each other located near Vikas sadan.
  • One Montessori School:-MMI KALYANMAYEE, Pocket B, INA Colony
  • DDA offices also known as "Vikas Sadan"
  • Central Vigilance Commission
INA

Picture gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AAI
  2. ^ It is often confused to be name after Indian National Army (INA).
  3. ^ "Market Economics". New York Times. June 14, 2000. 
  4. ^ "INA likely to be one of the busiest metro stations". The Hindu. July 26, 2010. 

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