The quick facts:
- Dwarka Expressway is a high-speed link road, officially known as Northern Peripheral Road
- It is 18 kms long and 150 metres wide, and runs in a smooth parabola from near Kherki Daula on NH8 to Dwarka
- Sectors 81 to 115 have been developed along its length, with particular sectors earmarked for residential projects and commercial projects and public utilities.
The area around Dwarka Expressway is being developed with strict adherence to the Gurgaon-Manesar Masterplan 2031. This means the final number of apartments is already known, and so the eventual population and number of cars, etc. can easily be estimated.
Wide sector roads have been planned accordingly and many of these roads have already been completed. You can drive on them today to get a feel of this well-planned area.
So it’s not just a road – the entire area is coming up like a model modern city.
The best builders of the country all have projects under development on Dwarka Expressway. There are more than 100 residential projects under construction in the area, and the number of residences coming up is estimated to be over 42,000.
More than half of these (22,000 apartments) have already been purchased by investors and future residents. The balance 20,000 includes apartments available for sale as well as apartments in projects yet to be launched.
Like any model city, it’s not just residences – some of the top names in education, healthcare and hospitality have taken up sites for schools, hospitals and hotels etc. Several of them have actually brought forward their construction plans because of the astonishing speed at which development is taking place in the area.
Delhi Public School is opening in Sector 84 and Sector 102A. Construction has begun in Sector 102A and Pre-Nursery to Grade 3 will be ready for the 2015-16 academic year. Modern School Barakhamba Road is starting a school in Sector 91 with a 17-acre campus. MatriKiran Senior School is going to be operational in 2016 in Sector 83. One of PVR’s biggest multiplexes is coming up in Sector 84 in Vatika India Next.
Dwarka Expressway provides the much-needed third link between Gurgaon and New Delhi. But that’s not all – this road has a greater national significance. It is an integral part of the Mumbai-Delhi Industrial Link Corridor.
The largest commercial belt of the Gurgaon-Manesar Masterplan 2031 is being built along Dwarka Expressway.
NCR’s second diplomatic enclave (Chanakyapuri is the first) is coming up next to Sector 113 on Dwarka Expressway