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Vikas Puri
Vikas Puri is located in Delhi
Vikas Puri
Vikas Puri
Location in India
Coordinates: 28°38′0″N 77°4′30″E / 28.63333°N 77.07500°E / 28.63333; 77.07500Coordinates: 28°38′0″N 77°4′30″E / 28.63333°N 77.07500°E / 28.63333; 77.07500
Country  India
State National Capital Territory of Delhi
District West Delhi
 • Body Municipal Corporation of Delhi
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 110018
Telephone code 011
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Delhi
Civic agency Municipal Corporation of Delhi

Vikaspuri is an upper class posh residential colony in Delhi, India. It comes under the Patel Nagar subzone of West Delhi.[1] Vikaspuri has the pincode 110018. It is divided into nine major blocks — A, C, D, E, F, G, H, J and M. C - Block is the biggest of all. It also has a nearby colony named Shankar Garden. H Block is divided into sub-blocks H-I, H-II and H-III. Mahinder Yadav of Aam Aadmi Party is the MLA of Vikaspuri.[2]

Two DDA apartment blocks (opposite JG-2 block), named Vikaspuri Extension pocket-A and pocket-B are across the Outer Ring Road, on either side of Manohar Nagar Gurudwara.


Vikaspuri is a planned urban area started by the Delhi Development Authority in the 1980s, it boomed in population in the late 1990s.


Vikaspuri is known for its suburban residential living, AEZ Square, which houses PVR Vikaspuri, a multiplex. There are restaurants in the complex including McDonald's and Domino's. There are many smaller markets that are connected to each block of the larger town. Vikaspuri is approximately 3 km from the Westend Mall in neighbouring Janakpuri which adds to the shopping and eating experience. Shop at Delhi Haat at the District Centre, Janakpuri for handicrafts made by local artisans. It has a 24x7 convenience store.

The Janak Puri Club is in the adjoining town of Vikaspuri. The club includes sports like swimming and gym and organizes parties.

Overall a very lively town, though there is a lack of a good library. It is one of the highly connected townships of Delhi.

The rapid urbanisation of Delhi has led to mushrooming of such societies all over the city — noted societies are now coming out at Rohini and Dwarka.

There's a mall coming up on Virjanand Marg (near D-Block) being built by the Reliance group of industries. Buses like 883, 825A, 410A, 816A, 588A, and 805A arrive at the Virjanand Marg Bus Stop.



Delhi Metro's Blue Line (Dwarka Sector-21-Vaishali/Noida City Center) Janakpuri (West) and Uttam Nagar (East) stations are approximately at equal distance from Vikaspuri,and also Magenta line (Janakpuri West-Botanical garden) Rickshaws, Buses, Ola, Uber,Gramin seva or operated rickshaw go from these Metro stations to Vikaspuri.

The Blue Line connects Vikaspuri to Connaught Place, Pragati Maidan, Anand Vihar ISBT and Vaishali. The line is being extended to the airport via Dwarka.

On the other hand Magenta line connects Vikaspuri from major places like IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, IGI Domestic Airport, Nehru Place and others.

Other modes[edit]

In all parts cycle-rikshaws and autorikshaws can be found easily.

Gramin Sewa Autos ply on Virjanand Marg (Uttam Nagar East Metro – PVR Vikaspuri – H-Block Vikaspuri).

Recently motor-powered low-height four-seater rickshaws have come up but are relatively uncommon. You can get them from the Janakpuri West metro station.

Educational institutions[edit]

There are many public and government senior secondary schools. Some of them include Adarsh Public School, Kendriya Vidyalaya, St Cecilia's Public School, Kerala School, Banasthali Public School, Columbia Foundation School, V.V.D.A.V. Public School, K R Mangalam World School, Brain International School, Oxford Sr. Sec. School, Rama Krishna Sr. Secondary School, Kamal Public Sr Sec School, Mamta Modern Sr.Sec. School, Govt. Sarvodaya Girls Sr. Sec. School, Holy Innocents Public School.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]