A great op­tion for stu­dents

You can rent an apart­ment here for any­where be­tween 5,000 and AREA AT A GLANCE 45,000

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Mukher­jee Na­gar, lo­cated in north Delhi, has MG Road (NH-2) to the south and the Na­jaf­garh drain run­ning along the north and east. It is con­nected to ma­jor ar­eas around NCR through MG Road. Metro con­nec­tiv­ity is avail­able through two ma­jor sta­tions lo­cated nearby - the GTB and Model Town. This makes for easy ac­cess to south and cen­tral Delhi. Mukher­jee Na­gar also lies in close prox­im­ity (around 2 km) to Vish­wavidyalaya, which is a prom­i­nent ed­u­ca­tional hub in Delhi.

Thanks to MG Road and Metro con­nec­tiv­ity, Mukher­jee Na­gar is a good lo­ca­tion to live in for people be­long­ing to both mid­dle in­come and high in­come groups. Its prox­im­ity to Delhi Univer­sity’s north cam­pus nearby also cre­ates a huge de­mand for stu­dent ac­com­mo­da­tion. Stu­dents from Han­sRaj, Hindu, Ram­jas, Miranda House, SRCC etc pre­fer this lo­ca­tion due to its con­nec­tiv­ity and close dis­tance from their col­leges.

In­ter­est­ingly, it is also an ed­u­ca­tion hub for civil ser­vices coach­ing cen­tres. People from all parts of In­dia come here to pre­pare for their civil ser­vices ex­am­i­na­tions and pre­fer to rent out rooms at rea­son­able costs. Mukher­jee Na­gar is an old planned colony main­tained by the MCD. Hence, it is planned as a low-den­sity area with good recre­ational fa­cil­i­ties like parks and chil­dren’s play ar­eas.

Be­ing one of the old­est lo­cal­i­ties in north Delhi, there are suf­fi­cient ed­u­ca­tional and health fa­cil­i­ties avail­able in this area. Some of the schools lo­cated here in­clude Rosary Se­nior Sec­ondary School, MCD Pri­mary School, Govern­ment Boys School, Sar­vo­daya Kanya Vidyalaya, DAV School etc.

Ra­jan Babu In­sti­tute of Pul­monary Medicine and Tu­ber­cu­lo­sis, which i s renowned for the treat­ment of TB and other lung dis­eases, is also lo­cated here. Lo­cals also have ac­cess to clin­ics and hos­pi­tals such as Won­der Smile Den­tal Clinic, Aux­ien Med­i­cal, Nulife hospi­tal etc. These in­fra­struc­ture fa­cil­i­ties cater also to people liv­ing in the sur­round­ing ar­eas as well.

How­ever, like most parts of Delhi, Mukher­jee Na­gar too has be­come over­crowded mainly be­cause of its large stu­dent pop­u­la­tion. As a re­sult, there

5000-8000

1 BHK

400-500

₹ Rentals for 1 BHK flats are in the price range of ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 8,000 per month with a size range of 400 sq ft to 500 sq ft, while 2 BHK prop­er­ties are avail­able in the range of ₹ 7,000 to ₹ 10,000 per month with a size range of 500 sq ft to 900 sq ft Three BHK and 4 BHK prop­er­ties are avail­able for rent in the price range of ₹ 20,000 to ₹ 45,000 per month with a size range of 1300 sq ft to 2200 sq ft Pay­ing guest ac­com­mo­da­tions for stu­dents are avail­able in the price range of ₹ 6,000 to ₹ 12,000 per month, depend­ing on the fa­cil­i­ties pro­vided Mukher­jee Na­gar is an ed­u­ca­tion hub for civil ser­vices coach­ing cen­tres. People from all parts of In­dia come here to pre­pare for their civil ser­vices ex­am­i­na­tions and it has good so­cial in­fra­struc­ture ₹ choice but to park their cars and other ve­hi­cles on these roads. This leads to a space crunch and there is a dire need to put up some ba­sic in­fra­struc­ture here to com­bat this is­sue.

The mi­cro mar­ket of f ers prop­er­ties for rent ma­jorly in 3 BHK and 4 BHK seg­ments but 1 BHK and 2 BHK units are also avail­able. Rentals for 1 BHK flats are in the price range of ₹ 5,000 to ₹ 8,000 per month with a size range of 400 sq ft to 500 sq ft, while 2 BHK prop­er­ties are avail­able in the range of ₹ 7,000 to ₹ 10,000 per month with a size range of 500 sq ft to 900 sq ft. More­over, 3 BHK and 4 BHK prop­er­ties are avail­able for rent in the price range of ₹ 20,000 to ₹ 45,000 per month with a size range of 1300 sq ft to 2200 sq ft.

Pay­ing guest ac­com­mo­dat i on f or stu­dents i n Delhi Univer­sity’s north cam­pus and civil ser­vice coach­ing cen­tres is avail­able in the price range of ₹ 6,000 to ₹ 12,000 per month depend­ing on the f acil­i­ties pro­vided. Fa­cil­i­ties such as food, laun­dry, bed­ding, in­ter­net, etc are pro­vided in most of these ac­com­mo­da­tions. is ex­ces­sive bur­den on ex­ist­ing in­fra­struc­ture such as wa­ter, san­i­ta­tion and road fa­cil­i­ties.

The roads are very nar­row to be­gin with, and they are more con­gested be­caue of en­croach­ment by lo­cal ven­dors. Be­sides, thanks to the ubiq­ui­tous park­ing prob­lem, res­i­dents have no Mukher­jee Na­gar has good con­nec­tiv­ity through MG Road, metro con­nec­tiv­ity through GTB metro sta­tion and Model town metro sta­tion. It is also lo­cated less than 2kms from Vish­wavidyalaya Sig­na­ture view apart­ments, builder floor apart­ments

SUSHIL KU­MAR

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