Dwarka (Matiala)

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Dwarka is a sub-city and a diplomatic enclave located in South West Delhi district of National Capital Territory of Delhi in India. The district court that functions under the Delhi High Court for South West Delhi is located in Dwarka.


The sub-city is located near to Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is among the largest sub-city in Asia. Dwarka is organised into sectors and mainly has Cooperative Group Housing Societies as residential options. It is one of the most sought-after residential areas in New Delhi. The sub-city also has the largest rooftop solar plant in the Union territory of Delhi.


In January 2017, the Cabinet of India approved Dwarka to be the second Diplomatic Enclave for 39 countries on 34 hectares, after Chanakyapuri. In 2016, the Cabinet of India, approved 89.72 hectares of land for an Exhibition-cum Convention centre estimated to cost ₹260 billion(US$3.5 billion).


Dwarka is being developed as a smart city under Delhi Development Authority’s ‘smart sub-city’ project. Dwarka(Delhi Assembly constituency) and Matiala(Delhi Assembly constituency) both represent Dwarka sub-city and are one of the 70 Vidhan Sabha constituencies of Delh.