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Palam


Palam
पालम
Palam
Suburb
Palam Railway Station
Palam Railway Station
Palam is located in Delhi
Palam
Palam
Location in India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Delhi
Government
 • Body DDA
Population
 • Total 200,000 - Including Village and Cooperative Housing societies
Languages
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 110045
Telephone code 011
Lok Sabha constituency South West Delhi
Vidhan Sabha constituency Palam
Civic agency DDA

Palam is one of the 70 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of the National Capital Territory in northern India. Palam is a major residential colony in South West Delhi, India. The area started to develop in the 1970s and the total population in Palam sub district is 115,382 per 2011 census.[1]

Contents

  • Markets 1
  • Education 2
  • Places of worship 3
  • Hospitals 4
  • Public Parks 5
  • Transportation 6
    • Road 6.1
    • Delhi Metro 6.2
    • Rail Network 6.3
    • Air 6.4
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Markets

Ram Chowk is the one of the main markets in Palam with over 1000 shops. There are many other markets on the main road as well, including: Dada Chattri Wala Marg, which includes excellent shops such as Anmol Photostat In Gali, Shere Punjab Dhaba, Ghar Jaisa, Footland, Swastik Creations Are Good Shops In Palam.

Ram Chowk Market

Education

Palam has many educational centers (e.g. Aggarwal Institute, Arihant, OSR, Sunrise) and schools (e.g. Kanwal Bharti Public, RCSDM Public, Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya No 2, Shiv Vani Model Senior Secondary, Gautam Model Public).

Places of worship

With many active and vibrant churches, gurdwaras, temples and other places of worship, Palam's culture of unity in diversity is evidenced by the rare, harmonious confluence of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Sikhism.

Hospitals

Palam's public health services network includes Bhagat Chandra, Divya Prastha, Singhal (Multispecialty) hospitals,[2] the Gagan Child Care Centre,[3] Mangla Puri Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) dispensary,[4][5] a Primary Health Centre (PHC),[6] pathology labs and Sanjay Nursing Home.

Public Parks

Palam has close to 10 small, medium and large parks. Pakoda Park is the most famous park in Palam. An estimated 1,000 people meet at these parks for their 4:30-9:00 AM walk per day.

Transportation

Palam has a well-established transportation infrastructure, connecting other state parts by air, rail and road.

Road

Buses are mainly operated by the Delhi Transport Corporation and some by private operators connecting most of Delhi and the North Capital Region (NCR). A privately operated network of chartered buses transports people from almost all Palam areas to corporate offices around and in the National Capital Territory.

Delhi Metro

In its third phase of building is Palam's new underground Delhi Metro station near the Palam Police Station, expected complete by 2016.

Palam Metro Station Construction Work

Rail Network

Palam Railway Station is surrounded by many trains.

Palam Station Logo Board Sea Level

Air

Indira Gandhi International Airport, formerly "Palam Airport", is near Palam.

References

  1. ^ http://ourhero.in/population/sub-districts/palam-sub-dist-4123
  2. ^ "Singhal Hospital". http://www.justdial.com/. Justdial.com. Retrieved 29 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gagan Child Care Centre". https://plus.google.com/. Google+. Retrieved 30 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "CGHS Wellness Centres and Dispensaries in Delhi". http://www.gconnect.in/. GConnect.in - Central Government Employees News Portal. Retrieved 29 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Parliament Constituency Wise Health Facilities". http://delhi.gov.in. Government of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. Retrieved 29 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Parliament Constituency Wise Health Facilities". http://delhi.gov.in. Government of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. Retrieved 29 November 2014. 

External links

  • Official Facebook Page Of Palam
  • Official Facebook Page Of Palam Metro Station
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