Getting to Know: Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad is a city and a district centre in Uttar Pradesh, founded in 1970 by emperor “Ghazi-ud-din”. Being one of the major educational, industrial and commercial hubs of the nation, this part of NCR is growing at a phenomenal rate.

Coming to the very basics, it’s just 20Km away from Delhi, 10km far from Noida and approximately 50Km from the nearest airport i.e. IGI Airport New Delhi. The climate is similar to that of Delhi, fluctuates between 30-45 degree Celsius in Summers and 5-25 degree Celsius in Winters, with monsoon arriving at the end of June and start of July

Coming to the education for Kids,

Indirapuram ( a beautifully crafted side of Ghaziabad) has renowned schools like DPS Indirapuram, Presidium School, JKG International among many others between residential space of Windsor, Saya, Gyan Khand etc, all of which are just 2-3Km away from Noida and 6-8 Km from Anand Vihar, New Delhi.

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One the popular school in Ghaziabad

Food in Ghaziabad

Is just awesome. It’s a perfect haven for all the foodies who like to celebrate every day of the week as a ‘cheat day’. The fast pace of the city and the infinite number of fast food junctions at every corner of your street is what will make you want to just take your bike out in the evenings. Some of the places to which you can take your taste buds for a drive-thru are Windsor Street, Navyug Market, Crossing Republik, Santosh Medical among the plethora of others.

Connectivity inside the city,

is very impressive. This is the only area in National Capital Region(NCR) that has Delhi Metro connectivity of two lines with three terminal points i.e. Vaishali and Sector-62(Under Construction) for Blue Line and Dilshad Garden for Red Line. The funny part about the city is that here distance is not measured in Kilometres but in the multiple of Rs.5 that an autorickshaw charges.It cost only Rs.10 from New Vijay Nagar to Noida Sector-62 and on an average 15 minutes on usual traffic with a shared autorickshaw. This cost increases and decreases in the multiple of 5 as the distance increase or decrease.

The city is well-connected city by the Railways and 3 highways NH-24, NH-34 and NH-9 running between Delhi, Lucknow and Haridwar. The popular mode of transportation includes Buses, Trains, Autorickshaws and Cars. The central railway station is Ghaziabad Junction in New Vijay Nagar, and the Bus stations are on GT Road & Ambedkar Road.

Coming to your Home,

The city offers you the residential space to settle in your dream home as per your lifestyle. Rajnagar, Rajnagar Extension, Kavinagar, Crossing Republik, Model Town etc are the places where you can go for premium class Villas and Flats which are most suitable for millennials. Whereas, places like New Vijay Nagar, Pratap Vihar, Nandgram, etc. are the localities that are made for the 70’s kids. There are also luxury hotels like Radisson Blu, Clarks Inn in Kasushambi and Le Crescent, Golden Tulip in Indirapuram among many others for short term stay during your relocation.

Something for Everyone

is the core of its structure. Generations-old temples like Dudheshwar Nath, Mohan Nagar Temple, Sai Mandir etc. keep the faith of our elder generation in place, on the other hand, malls like Shipra Mall, Opulent, Red Mall etc are the major attractions of the teenagers. In terms of malls and shopping complexes, you can find at least 2 in a row within every 5km. For your never-ending love for sports, there are sports academies like Social Sportz, RS Cricket Academy etc and Mahamaya Stadium, Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium etc. for all kind of sports.

A Park in Ghaziabad
Image from a Park in Ghaziabad

Coming to Higher education Education,The city also offers the largest education hub having the most number of schools in 1Km area. From B.Tech of ABES, AKGEC, JSS etc to MBBS of Santosh Medical College, you name it and you will find it. The renowned schools like DAV Public School, JKG, DPS, Dehradun Public School, GD Goenka Public School etc. are up to 12th standard and affiliated to CBSE, ICSE and UP boards.

The city still has the essence of children playing in the parks and celebrating regional festivals while maintaining the culture of social networking. The spectrum of people that you will find in this city is overwhelming and you can always rely on your friends to have your back.

With great connectivity comes great traffic. So, the trade-offs that you might want to consider while relocating to Ghaziabad would be- the traffic on NH-24 and the driving skills of the autorickshaws. But you can always beat them by Carpooling and use Uber, Ola and other ride haling services which are always minutes away.

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