is a residential neighbourhood situated towards the west of Bangalore
. It is bound by areas like Mahalakshmipuram, Malleshwaram, Basaveshwaranagar
Industrial Suburb, Mahalakshmi Layout
and Vijayanagar. The area is divided into several sub localities such as Nagapura
, Kethmaranahalli, Subramanyanagara, Srirampuram, Prakashnagara, Mariyappanapalya
, Manjunathanagara and Shivanahalli. Rajaji Nagar
was christened after C. Rajagopalachari, the great freedom fighter from Tamil Nadu and first native Governor General of India.
A four lane grade separator allows for smooth movement of vehicles from Rajajinagar
towards the area of Okalipuram
. Chord Road is the 8 kilometres long arterial road in Rajaji Nagar
that connects it to Vijaynagar, Mahalakshmi Layout
, RPC Layout, Yeshwanthpur
Road. Residents can access the Namma Metro from Peenya
to Malleshwaram through Rajajinagar
. The Bangalore
City Railway Station is 5.3 kilometres from here via the Link Road while the Kepegowda International Airport is 36 kilometres away along the NH7. The Kempegowda Bus Station at Majestic is 4.2 kilometres away along the Link Road.
Real EstateRajaji Nagar
is an important residential area, which rapidly developed after the Malleswaram
corridor. Massive real estate activity has gone on in the area and several apartment complexes have come up here. Most of the projects are gated communities that offer several luxury amenities apart from the dwelling units.
The social infrastructure of Rajaji Nagar
is highly developed as there are numerous schools, hospitals, shopping zones and banks in the vicinity. Reputed schools located in Rajaji Nagar
include East West Public School, National Public School, Venkat International Public School, KLE Societys School, Assumption English School, Vani Educational Centre and Oxford Public School. These schools are affiliated to CBSE and ICSE boards and the medium of instruction is English.
Healthcare facilities in the neighbourhood are impeccable as the hospitals here are well-equipped. Some of the popular hospitals here include Sagar Hospital, Manipal Hospital, Kanva Hospital and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Dialysis Centre.
Banks such as Andhra Bank, ICICI Bank, Indian Bank, Federal Bank and Corporation Bank have their branches in the neighbourhood. A large number of malls are easily accessible from here. Some of them are Orion Mall, Total Super Store, Mantri Square and Platinum Mall.