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Rohini is a neighbourhood in the North West Delhi district of the Union Territory of Delhi, India. It was developed as part of sub-city project of Delhi Development Authority (DDA), which was started in the 1980s to provide a composite society for all income groups. Rohini is one of the 12 zones administered under the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
|District||North West Delhi|
|• Body||North Delhi Municipal Corporation|
|• Member of Parliament||Hans Raj Hans|
|• Total||60.880 km2 (23.506 sq mi)|
|Elevation||216.2 m (709.3 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||North-West Delhi|
The neighbouring areas are Pitampura, Shalimar Bagh, Haider Pur, Mangol Puri, Sultanpuri, Khera Kalan, Khera Khurd, Vijay Vihar, Budh Vihar, Karala, Kanjhawala, Samaypur, Barwala, Pooth Khurd, Kirari Suleman Nagar, Pooth Kalan, Mukarba Chowk and Bawana.
Vijender Gupta is the Member of Legislative Assembly for the Rohini Vidhan Sabha Constituency. The MP of Rohini (North-West Delhi) is Hans Raj Hans. The location has composite demographics with its inhabitants following different faiths and religions and speaking an array of languages including Hindi and Punjabi language
Rohini Heliport owned by Pawan Hans, was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on 28 February, 2017. 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.
It has three stations on the Red Line of Delhi Metro: Rohini East, Rohini West and Rithala metro station. Rohini also has two station on the Yellow Line, the Rohini sector 18,19 metro station, Samaypur Badli metro station making it one of Delhi Metro's major hubs.
Population and area Edit
Rohini has a population of approximately 860,000 inhabitants and covers an area of 3,015 hectares. 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.
- "Urban Extension Projects - Rohini". Delhi Development Authority. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
- Zones Archived 2009-01-09 at the Wayback Machine Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
- "India's first heliport to open in Delhi next week". The Indian Express. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- "Pawan Hans Conducts Successful Flight Test at Rohini Heliport". The New Indian Express. 18 February 2016. Retrieved 22 February 2016.