Preet Vihar is a sub district of East Delhi and is situated in Vikas Marg. It is considered as one of the well established colonies of this Area and known for its shopping complexes and educational institutions. It also provides an affordable and comfortable accommodation options for families, students and working persons. It also encompasses other small colonies that include Anand Vihar, Laxmi Nagar and Shakarpur.
Despite the fact that Preet Vihar is purely a residential complex, it has numerous well established Educational Institutes and Markets that encompass a couple of Branded Showrooms displaying an array of fashionable clothing line, items and jewellery. It also homes Shopping Arcades, Eating Outlets, Street food stalls and multi-cuisine Restaurants due to which it is very popular amongst the youngsters and college goers.
Preet Vihar Shopping Complex sees many youth hanging out with friends and even families with their children in International Pizza Food Joints like Dominos and other National Food outlets like Nirulas, Sagar Ratna and Bikanerwala. Due to this great influx of visitors, this region is considered as one of the best commercial centres of Delhi.
Preet Vihar is divided into seven blocks named from A-Block to G-Block with G-Block being the largest of the seven and homes approximately 370 residential houses. Important landmarks like the Central Board of Secondary Education Board Building, Gufawala Temple, Park End Mosque, V3S Mall, Scope Tower, Purva Sanskriti Kendra, N. I. I. T. or National Institute of Information Technology, ApTech, Ftech and Public Schools of high standards are a few to name.
Preet Vihar is approximately 29 minutes away from the Nizamuddin Railway Station and 56 minutes away from Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is also easily accessible via local buses and in fact the Anand Vihar State Bus Terminus located half an hour away is a famous Bus Depot providing connectivity to and from this area to other parts of Delhi. Cabs / Taxis and Auto Rickshaws that operate in and around this region also add to the ease of commuting to other places in the city. The Delhi Metro Station in Preet Vihar also provides a pleasurable respite to the growing traffic congestion in this region.