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South Delhi District

South Delhi District MapThe South Delhi district of NCT Delhi is bordered by the states of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. Towards its south, it is bounded by the districts of Gurgaon and Faridabad, on the south eastern side there is the Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida) district, towards its east is the East Delhi district and towards its western side, there are the districts of New Delhi and South West Delhi district. The headquarters of the South Delhi district is located in Saket.

South Delhi District Organizational Setup

The South Delhi district is headed by the Deputy Commissioner, followed by the additional District Magistrate and the sub divisional Magistrate which controls the sub divisions of the district. He sub divisions has revenue and clerical staff to supervise various activities. The Deputy Commissioner also performs election related duties as the Joint Chief Electoral Officer. In these election duties, he is assisted by the sub divisional magistrates.

The Sub-Registrar of South Delhi district supervises document registration duties. These duties come under the Deputy Commissioner Office of the BDO. This office headed by the Block Development Office also supervises the agriculture, horticulture and development activities.

The South Delhi district is divided into three sub divisions which are Hauz Khas, Saket and Mehrauli.

Tourist Places in South Delhi District

Lotus TempleThe South Delhi district has a number of significant tourist places frequented by tourists from across the country and the world. Some of these include:
  • Lotus Temple
  • ISKON Temple (East of Kailash)
  • Kalkaji Mandir
  • Indira Gandhi International Airport
  • Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi)
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
  • Deer Park and Rose Garden in Hauz Khas
  • Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary (Asola, near Tughlaqabad)
  • Medieval time colonies like Ber Sarai, Chattarpur Village, Kalu Sarai, Jia Sarai, Munirka, Katwaria Sarai, Lado Sarai, Yusuf Sarai, Hauz Khas Village,  Kotla Mubarakpur, Khirki, Badarpur, Govindpuri,  Mandi Village, Begumpur, Mohammadpur.
  • Asia’s largest IT & computer market: Nehru Place
  • Markets like Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar Market, South Extension, M-Block market (GK).
  • Malls like Ansal Plaza, DLF, MGF Metropolitan, Select Citywalk

Facts and Figures of South Delhi District

Population: 2,731,929 (2011 census)
Male Population: 1, 467, 428
Female Population: 1. 264, 501
Area: 247 km²
Population density: 11, 060 persons per km²
Parliamentary Constituency: South Delhi
Civic Agency: Municipal Corporation of Delhi
Literacy Rate: 86.57%
Sex Ratio: 862 females per 1000 males

Police Stations in South Delhi District

The South Delhi district sub divisions have a number of police stations maintaining law and order in their assigned locations. These police stations are divided according to the three sub divisions of the district. They are:
  • Saket
  • Mehrauli
  • Malviya Nagar
  • Hauz Khas
  • Greater Kailash
  • CR Park
  • Ambedkar Nagar
  • Neb Sarai
  • Defence Colony
  • Lodhi Colony
  • Kotla Mubarak Pur
  • Hauz Khas
  • Malviya Nagar
  • ACP Mehrauli
  • Neb Sarai
  • Fatehpur Beri
  • ACP Vasant Vihar
  • Vasant Vihar
  • Vasant Kunj North
  • Vasant Kunj South
  • Safdarjung Enclave
  • Rama Krishna Puram
  • Sarojini Nagar
  • South Campus
  • Deputy Commissioner
    M.B. Road, Saket, New Delhi - 110068
    Phone : 011- 29535025/ E-mail :
  • ADM
    M.B. Road, Saket, New Delhi-110068
    Phone : 011- 29536774/ Email:
  • SDM (Saket)
    M.B. Road, Saket, New Delhi-110068
    Phone : 011- 29535190
  • SDM (Hauz Khas)
    Old Tehsil Building, Mehrauli, New Delhi
    Phone : 011- 26645402/ Email:
  • SDM (Mehrauli)
    Behind Batra Hospital, Institutional Area, Tughlakabad, New Delhi
    Phone : 011-26641772
  • B.D.O. (South)
    M.B. Road, Saket, New Delhi-110068
    Phone: 011- 29536566/ Email:
  • SDM (Election)
    M.B. Road, Saket, New Delhi-110068
    Phone: 011- 29535190
  • Sub Registrar
    Old Tehsil Building, Mehrauli, New Delhi
    Phone : 011- 26646116

Hotels in South Delhi

The Suryaa New Delhi
New Friends Colony,
New Delhi, 110025

The Ashtan Sarovar Portico
C-2,Green Park Extension,
New Delhi 110016

Hotel Rockland
Rating: 3.0 Stars
C 30, Panchsheel Encalve,
New Delhi 110017

Hotel Forest Green
Number 24, Siri Fort Road

Hotel Swagath

C-8, Malviya Nagar, India

Hyatt Regency
Bhikaji Cama Place, Ring Road

Qutub Residency

81, Adchini, Sri Aurobndo Marg

Red Maple
49, Amrit Nagar ,South Extension Part-1

Sagar Residency
744, Main Mathura Road, Jangpura

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