Pitampura

Location: North West Delhi
Pitampura is essentially a residential area planned by the DDA, which forms North-West part of Delhi is a potential commercial and retail centre. The area is encompassed between Outer and Inner Ring Roads, NH1 and Rohtak Road. Over the years, Pitampura has shown significant growth. It is very close to Rohini, Model Town, Punjabi Bagh, Ashok Vihar, Lawrence Road, Raja Garden and Rajouri Garden areas. Pitampura has many housing colonies like Vaishali (known for its greenery), Saraswati Vihar (the largest colony of Pitampura), Lok Vihar, Kohat Enclave, Engineers’ Enclave, and Harsha Vihar. Pitampura also has plotted houses developed by the DDA, like Maurya Enclave, Vishakha Enclave. Then there are plenty of flatted societies like Income Tax Colony, Ashiana, Xavier Apartments, and Pushpanjali.

The various major attractions of the region are Netaji Subhash Place(Delhi Development Authority (DDA) District Centre commercial complex), Pitampura TV Tower, Hotel City Park, Rashtriya Swabhiman Khel Parisar, Dilli Haat, Fun Cinemas, Pacific Mall including a Multi-Cineplex. As many as three Delhi Metro Stations – Netaji Subhash Place, Kohat Enclave and Pitampura, cover this vibrant locality. Metro is the most important factor in the development of Pitampura.

Pitampura TV Tower is a 235-metre-tall television tower with an observation deck that is located in the northwest of New Delhi, India. It is located at Netaji Subhash Place Metro Station, a station of the Shahdara-Rithala metro line of the Delhi Metro. The tower is named after the Pitampura area and near to Pitampura Haat of New Delhi.

The Pitampura TV tower was built in 1988, in one of the biggest commercial/business districts of New Delhi. The area offers many malls, restaurants, and fast food chains. Netaji Subhash Place is one of the main local tourist spots of Delhites.

Several schools and vocational training institutes are growing in number here. One of those big ones is Shri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce and the other is Kasturba Polytechnic for Women. Students across the country come here for higher studies. With the advent of shopping malls and retail outlets of world-renowned brands and designer labels, like Gold Souk, Pacific Mall, M2K Cinema, which has helped to develop Pitampura really well, resulting in a skyrocketing of the real estate prices.

There are many multiplexes in Pitampura which is further proving to be source of further development there.

Facts about Pitampura:

  • Close to Model Town. Takes around 1 hour to reach Pitampura from Model town.
  • Very close to Lawrence road