Nehru place is the largest business, financial, and commercial hub in Delhi, the capital of India. Due to the growing surrounding areas of Delhi like NCR (National Capital Region), the importance of Nehru Place has declined, but still it the prominent commercial center in South Delhi. There are many headquarters and houses of big Indian firms in this area.
It is named after Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India. Nehru place was converted into a business hub in early 1980s.
Nehru Place is also famous for buying cheap CDs, DVDs, software, computers and other electronic accessories at reasonable prices. Many shops also sell second hand or assembled computers. But it’s tough measure the exact cost of used electronic items as many sellers try to sell off at more than expected price. If you are good in bargaining, this can be a good market.
Be Active While Shopping
It is important to act like a smart buyer, especially when you are going to buy any secondhand electronic item. This ensures that you will be able to get worth of your hard-earned money. Examine every electronic item properly and consider hands-on practice.
How to Reach Nehru Place
Nehru Place is easily accessible by all types of public transport as it is situated next to the Ring Road. Frequent bus service connects it to all other major areas of New Delhi. Within 5 – 15 minutes you can get DTC or private buses for most of the routes. Private taxis and autos are also available. Before boarding the taxi or auto, ensure that you ask for the fair. It is better to go by the meter charge to avoid any problem to get cheated by the driver.
Delhi Metro is also a good option to reach Nehru Place conveniently. There are many metro stations in Delhi and it is easy-to-reach metro stations to reach Nehru Place in the comfort of air-conditioner. The nearest metro stations are Kalkaji Mandir and Nehru place. Within a few years Nehru is going to get another metro station on Janakpuri to botanical Garden metro line.
- Nehru Place has its own Metro Station on Central Secretariat to Badarpur Line
- 1 hour from New Delhi Railway Station
- 30 minutes of distance from Nizamuddin Railway Station
- It has a popular bus terminal called as Nehru Place Bus Terminal
While shopping in Nehru Place, remember to keep watch on your pocket as there are many pickpockets around this place.