Mayur Vihar

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Mayur Vihar
neighbourhood
Mayur Vihar from Metro Station
Mayur Vihar from Metro Station
Mayur Vihar is located in Delhi
Mayur Vihar
Mayur Vihar
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°36′28″N 77°17′57″E / 28.6077°N 77.2992°E / 28.6077; 77.2992Coordinates: 28°36′28″N 77°17′57″E / 28.6077°N 77.2992°E / 28.6077; 77.2992
Country India
StateDelhi
DistrictEast Delhi
Government
 • BodyMunicipal Corporation Of Delhi
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, English
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest cityNew Delhi
Lok Sabha constituencyEast Delhi
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMayur Vihar
Civic agencyMunicipal Corporation Of Delhi
 
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Mayur Vihar
neighbourhood
Mayur Vihar from Metro Station
Mayur Vihar from Metro Station
Mayur Vihar is located in Delhi
Mayur Vihar
Mayur Vihar
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates: 28°36′28″N 77°17′57″E / 28.6077°N 77.2992°E / 28.6077; 77.2992Coordinates: 28°36′28″N 77°17′57″E / 28.6077°N 77.2992°E / 28.6077; 77.2992
Country India
StateDelhi
DistrictEast Delhi
Government
 • BodyMunicipal Corporation Of Delhi
Languages
 • OfficialHindi, English
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest cityNew Delhi
Lok Sabha constituencyEast Delhi
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMayur Vihar
Civic agencyMunicipal Corporation Of Delhi

Mayur Vihar is a residential area in East Delhi. It is situated across the Yamuna River of the main city of Delhi. Mayur Vihar, as the name suggests, is the dwelling (vihar) of the peacock (Mayur). It is a posh area in East Delhi with its own shopping complexes and two shopping malls. Mayur Vihar is a relatively recent development of Delhi that was developed in three phases. It is well connected by high-frequency buses and has its own station on the Delhi Metro.

Mayur Vihar Phase I[edit]

It is situated between Pandavnagar, Old Patparganj, Trilokpuri, Chilla Village, Chilla DDA Janata Flats and River Yamuna. Phase-I has DDA flats (organized into Pockets I-V) and Housing Co-Operative Society Buildings (e.g., Hindustan Apartments, CGHS Apartments). First immigrants to Phase I were mainly in Pocket III and Pocket I in early 1980s. Later, Pocket II, Pocket IV (near metro station) and Pocket V were developed. The nearest village is known as Chilla Gaaon that is now surrounded by housing societies' apartment buildings. Sadar Apartments is one of the oldest apartments in the locality. Mayur Vihar Phase 1 also has the oldest and biggest Churches which is St.Johns Orthodox Church in Pocket 3.

Another Hindu temple is Shri Subha Siddhi Vinayaka Mandir Society <http://www.sssvm.in> which was registered in June 1990 in Pocket - IV, Mayur Vihar, Phase-1, Delhi - 110091. In 1996, action was taken to construct a proper permanent Sannadhi for housing Lord Vinayaka, as the Principal Deity. Thus the primary structure came into being, having First Floor and Vimanam (Panch-Dala) erected thereon. Kumbabishekam was performed in February 1997. In 1991, 2 more Sannadhis, one for Navagrahas and the other for Lord Hanuman were added. In 1997, in keeping with the general sentiments of the devotees, one more Sannadhi for Shiv Parivar was added to commence regular Pradosh-Kala Pujas for Lord Shiva. In the same year, the temple was sanctified with the venerable presence of Great Spiritual Gurus (3 Sankaracharyas) simultaneously who performed Abhishekam for the deity, by their own hands. In 2005, another important decision was taken to construct an exclusive Sannadhi for Lord Subrahmanya (Murugar) for which construction was commenced. [1]

Other places of worship includes a Sikh Gurdwara and Shirdi Sai Temple. The Sikh Gurdwara on the east side of Pocket III near police station was burnt during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Gurdwara has been repaired and restored now. Opposite of Gurudwara Bengali community Kali Temple is situated name as Kali Bari Mayur Vihar Samity. The Bengali Community perform Durga Puja which is well known in Delhi.

Mayur Vihar Pocket I Office and Shopping Complex

Some parts of Mayur Vihar Phase I however have been commercialized. The most popular market area is the 'Acharya Niketan' market which houses brands of various commodities. One day of the week (typically a day when shops are closed), an evening market is organized where local residents can buy vegetables and other day-to-day things. More contemporary shopping mall (Star City) has various clothing stores (Reliance Retail) and restaurants as the major attraction.

Mayur Vihar Phase I is a green area with many parks and gardens. Local residents can be seen doing exercises in the morning, playing cards (by senior citizens) and cricket by youngsters during the day. One can find a large number of retired people living in this place. Prior to 1985 the people came here and bought houses at a very low cost; now the prices have gone up due to the coming of Metro and other amenities in the area. Pocket V of the mayur Vihar was latest colony allotted and developed by the DDA. It is on the Main Mother Dairy Road just opp to Sanjay Lake.

Education[edit]

Following are the preschools in Mayur Vihar Phase - I

Schools in Mayur Vihar Phase - I

Mayur Vihar Phase II[edit]

Mayur Vihar Phase-II is situated adjacent to East Vinod Nagar, Sanjay Lake Park and Kalyan Vas Janta Flats. It was set up in 1984. Phase II was designed in 1984 in a way that each flat/apartment faces a park or green belt.

Sanjay Jheel Park increases the aesthetic sense of this complex. The whole area is divided into "pockets" alphabetically named A, B, C, D, E and F. Phase II has shopping markets developed by DDA in Pockets C, A and E. In addition, Pocket B has a Local Shopping Complex. Residents have easy access to hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, diagnostic labs, and chemist shops. Beside, Bal Bhavan Public School, in Pocket-B, residents have access to other public schools in East Delhi.

Phase II has many religious institutions. Neelam Mata Temple constitute the landmarks of Mayur Vihar, Phase-II. Beside Hindu temple, there is a Masjid, and a Gurudwara for the residents. All Pockets have their own Resident Welfare Association (RWA) which work for the development and upkeep of their area for residents.

Phase II has acquired a cosmopolitan character over the years. It has a sizeable population of individuals from diverse religious groups and regions of India. It offers rich multi-cultural environment and rich diversity unique in its kind to the people living in the place.

Approximate Distances: CP:12 km, Noida 7 km, Maharani Bagh: 9 km, Laxmi Nagar: 5 km, New Delhi Railway Station: 12 km, Old Delhi Railway Station: 12 km, Nizam-Ud-Din Railway Station and Sarai Kale Khan Bus Terminal: 7 km, Maharana Pratap ISBT: 12 km, Anand Vihar ISBT and Railway Station: 7 km, Airport: 35 km.

Mayur Vihar Phase III[edit]

Mayur Vihar Phase-III is located close to NOIDA border on one side, Kondli and Kalyanpuri on the other side. The LIG Flats are divided into 3 Pockets, A-1, A-2, A-3. Also HIG complex is named as SFS Flats and pockets are named from A-D. Other than this, MIG housing complexes are also situated here. They are named in sequences of pocket-1-6. Inside the MIG complex is the expandable LIG housing which is pocket-2,4.

New MIG Flats, Sector-G is a newly developed society with around 480 flats and is located just opposite to SFS flats, pocket D. Nearby Landmarks are HDFC Bank, Smriti Vana and Indane Gas Agency. One should know that there is difference in 'MIG Flats' and 'NEW MIG FLATS' Click here to locate New MIG Flats

There are three villages in M.V.P. 3 Dallupura, Kondli and Gharoli. Villages are also dominated with gurjar dedha gotra.

It is nearby Maharaja Agrasain College D.U. And Ryan International School.

Mayur Vihar-3 also consists of Janta Housing Complexes which lie near the main bus stand. They are numbered from B1-8 and C1-2, etc.

Mayur Vihar-3 can be accessed by three main entrances. One of the main entrances is via the NOIDA mod near to Sector 11 Noida, which is also called NEW Kondli mod. It provides access to both NOIDA as well as Delhi, towards Vasundhara Enclave. The second one connects Mayur Vihar-3 via Kondli-Gharoli dairy farm towards Kalyan Puri. The third one is via Sector 11 Noida which connects Noida Sector-12/22 with Mayur Vihar-3. It can also be reached via the barren land lying between Ghazipur and the proposed paper mart site.

New Kondli[edit]

Main article: New Kondli

New Kondli lies in Kondli constituency (East Delhi) and adjacent to Mayur Vihar Phase - 3on one side and Noida sector-11 on other side and Vasundhra Enclave on another side. It is generally a resettlement colony which came into existence after 1990.Major development in this area camed after 2001. It generally comprises block A,B,C,D. It act as an major entrance access to Mayur Vihar Phase- 3 and is situated along the Pragati Marg(Main Road). It lies near to Maharaja Agarsen College and Shaheed Rajguru college of Applied sciences.It is the major developing area of KONDLI Constituency.(no- 56) and east delhi municipal coorporation ward No-215.

This area could be esily accessed through Noida sector -11 and Vasundhra enclave

Mostly people living in this area are Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Rajasthan. Here Dalit and SC'S are comprises major Population.

Block A mainly comprises wholesale ration markets which supplies ration to the entire ration shopkeepers of noida.People from far off places in Noida generally comes here to purchase monthly ration at cheaper rates. Shopkeepers in this block has formed a general reg. association called New kondli shopkeepers association.This area is generaaly comes under the District of Preet Vihar and Delhi Police governs this area from New Ashok Nagar Police Station.

Block B, C and D generaally comprises residential area . Here Commercial belt and shops lies along the Pragati Marg which are in general wholesale shops for ration, stationary, inverter and batteries (such as Gupta Power Products opp. Delhi Jal Board).

A Newly Janta Housing Scheme is constructed besides the Block - B.

Places of religious interests in the area include:

Because of the multi-lingual composition of the population, this colony wears, to some extent, a semblance of metropolitan accommodation of difference of tongues which is uncharacteristic of Delhi, practically a monolingual city.

A subsidiary pumping ground of Delhi Jal board is there with a big ground for water harvesting system.Recently the Ex - Chief Minister Mrs. Sheila Dikshit has inaugurated 51st electric station of BSES in Block -A. There are 2 large public parks in this area named as Smriti vana and kondli-gharoli park where children's and peoples got relieves from stress.

2 major petrol pumps lies in this area named as Ruchika Petrol Pump and there is a gas agency named Sobhagya Gas Agency whis is the distributor of Bharatgas.

A Mono rail station is proposed in this area also.

Schools in New Kondli[edit]

Banks in New Kondli[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASN Sr. Secondary School, Mayur Vihar". Asnschool.org. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Ahlcon Public School , Mayur Vihar Ph - 1 Delhi 110091". Ahlconpublicschool.net. 2012-11-07. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to the Ahlcon International School". Ahlconinternational.com. 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  4. ^ "QMS Mayur Vihar". QMS Mayur Vihar. Retrieved 2014-05-07.