Rohini, Delhi

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Rohini
Rohini is located in Delhi
Rohini
Rohini
Location in north-west Delhi, India
Rohini is located in India
Rohini
Rohini
Rohini (India)
Coordinates: 28°43′58″N 77°07′27″E / 28.732865°N 77.124180°E / 28.732865; 77.124180Coordinates: 28°43′58″N 77°07′27″E / 28.732865°N 77.124180°E / 28.732865; 77.124180
Country India
StateDelhi
DistrictNorth West Delhi
Government
 • BodyNorth Delhi Municipal Corporation
 • Member of ParliamentUdit Raj
Area
 • Total60.880 km2 (23.506 sq mi)
Elevation
216.2 m (709.3 ft)
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
110085
Lok Sabha constituencyNorth-West Delhi
Civic agencyNorth Delhi Municipal Corporation

Rohini is a well developed residential city in North West Delhi in India. It was the first sub-city project of Delhi Development Authority (DDA), which was started in the 1980s to provide a composite society for all income groups.[1] Rohini is one of the 12 zones administered under the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.[2]

Vijender Gupta is the Member of Legislative Assembly for Rohini Vidhan Sabha Constituency. The location has composite demographics with its inhabitants following different faiths and religions and speaking an array of languages including viHindi and Punjabi.

Map showing the nine districts of Delhi

The neighbouring areas are Badli, Pitampura, Shalimar Bagh, Haider Pur, Mangol Puri, Paschim Vihar, Narela Sub City, Budh Vihar, Mukarba Chowk, Shahbaad Daulatpur (Delhi Technological University) and Bawana.

Rohini Heliport owned by Pawan Hans, was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju on 28 February 2017.[3] The heliport, spread over 25 acres and situated a few kilometres away from the Rithala metro station, is the first of its kind in the country.[4]

Rohini[edit]

Delhi metro network

Rohini has three stations on the Red Line of Delhi Metro Line 1, which connects from Dilshad Garden, Kashmere Gate to Rohini East, Rohini West and Rithala metro station making it one of Delhi Metro's major hubs.

Rohini also has one station on the Yellow Line of Delhi Metro, which connects from Samaypur Badli to Huda City Centre Gurgaon making it very well connected to all major places like Connaught Place, Saket and Cyber Hub.

Rohini has a wide variety of malls in sector 10 which also has a huge amusement park with the name of Adventure Island inside Metro walk, which is a well-known place for Bollywood movies shooting. Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Tushhar Kapoor, and Hardy Sandhu are a few Bollywood stars who have been seen shooting here at Metro Walk.

Rohini Sector-13 & 14 (Prashant Vihar) are considered as posh and expensive sectors because of the cleanliness, greenery, metro and good marketplace.

Population and area[edit]

Rohini has a population of approximately 860,000 inhabitants and covers an area of 3,015 hectares.[citation needed]

The sub-city is under active development, and is expected to expand to 7,548 hectares and 1.1 million people by the completion of the development project.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Urban Extension Projects - Rohini". Delhi Development Authority. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. ^ Zones Archived 2009-01-09 at the Wayback Machine Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
  3. ^ "India's first heliport to open in Delhi next week". The Indian Express. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Pawan Hans Conducts Successful Flight Test at Rohini Heliport". The New Indian Express. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.

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