Between the river and the hills lie broad alluvial plains; the elevation of the territory ranges from about 700 to 1,000 feet (200 to 300 metres). The India Gate built in 1931 was inspired by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. [9] The Government of British India felt that it would be logistically easier to administer India from Delhi, which is in the centre of northern India. National Voter's Day function of CEO Delhi Office on 25th January, 2019 will go LIVE on CEO,Delhi official Facebook page from 3:00 PM onwards National Voter's Day function on 25th January, 2019 will go LIVE on ECI's official Facebook page from 12:00 noon … Four types of rolling stock are used: Mitsubishi-ROTEM Broad gauge, Bombardier MOVIA, Mitsubishi-ROTEM Standard gauge, and CAF Beasain Standard gauge. Delhi, the capital city of India, is situated on the banks of Yamuna and extends over an area of 1483 sq. The fact that there were any indigenous features in the design were due to the persistence and urging of both the Viceroy Lord Hardinge and historians like E.B. [30] Since the city is located on the Indo-Gangetic Plain, there is little difference in elevation across the city. Soon Lutyens started considering other places. New Delhi is the capital city of India and serves as the center of government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The city of Delhi actually consists of two components: Old Delhi, in the north, the historic city; and New Delhi, in the south, since 1947 the capital of India, built in the first part of the 20th century as the capital of British India. [104] Delhi Airport also bags two awards for The Best Airport in Central Asia/India and Best Airport Staff in Central Asia/India at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2015. The Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology of the UNESCAP servicing the Asia-Pacific region is headquartered in New Delhi. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area was declared the cleanest in North India, based on solid waste management, access to sanitation and other parameters of cleanliness, under the zone-wise Swachh Survekshan 2017. The Delhi Board releases the Sarkari Naukri in Delhi 2021 Notification for the Graduates, 10th Pass, ITI & 12th Pass Candidates. [8], Old Delhi had served as the political and financial centre of several empires of ancient India and the Delhi Sultanate, most notably of the Mughal Empire from 1649 to 1857. New Delhi is home to Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, National Museum of Natural History, National Rail Museum, National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, National Philatelic Museum, Nehru Planetarium, Shankar's International Dolls Museum. After India gained independence in 1947, limited autonomy was conferred to New Delhi and was administered by a Chief Commissioner appointed by the Government of India. Wild boars are sometimes spotted along the banks of the Yamuna. The 1931 postage stamp series celebrated the inauguration of New Delhi as the seat of government. The policy has been drafted to lay out a comprehensive strategy to enable rapid transition to EVs in the national capital. The lowest index recorded was in the Anand Vihar district with an index of 319. [78], The government of National Capital Territory of Delhi does not release any economic figures specifically for New Delhi but publishes an official economic report on the whole of Delhi annually. Delhi is a state which has got several districts. The actual enforcement of the legislation came in 1993. New Delhi, the capital of India, became a state in 1992 under the national capital territory Act. [62][63][64][65] The air quality has also significantly improved during the lockdown. While New Delhi lies on the floodplains of the Yamuna River, it is essentially a landlocked city. The Sacred Heart Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral and designed by British architect Henry Medd based on Italian architecture. All stations have escalators, elevators, and tactile tiles to guide the visually impaired from station entrances to trains. [87] It is the national monument of India commemorating the 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Raj in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. Presently, the Delhi Metro network consists of 389 kilometres (242 miles) of track, with 285 stations. It would be wrong to say that New Delhi is a State , infact it is a District as well as the Capital city of Delhi . This means vehicles have lesser idling time in traffic and vehicle engines would run closer to minimum fuel consumption. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development hosted its second meeting conference in the year 1968 at New Delhi. [110], The Delhi Metro is a rapid transit system serving Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Noida in the National Capital Region of India. It also is known for its flowering plants, which include a large number of multicoloured seasonals: chrysanthemums, phlox, violas, and verbenas. [105], New Delhi has one of India's largest bus transport systems. The city of Delhi, or Old Delhi (1991 pop. English is primarily used as the formal language by business and government institutes. ", "The genius of an artist: William R. 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Delhi-NCR had recorded a net office space leasing of 10.82 million sq ft during 2019. East of the river is the urban area of Shahdara. In 2012–13, the airport was used by more than 35 million passengers,[98][99] making it one of the busiest airports in South Asia. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments. Original Question - Is Delhi a state or a city? [79], The gross state domestic product (GSDP) of Delhi at prices for the year 2011–12 has been estimated at Rs 3.13 trillion (short scale), which is an increase of 18.7 percent over the previous fiscal. New Delhi is connected by road to the rest of India through National highways: New Delhi is a major junction in the Indian railway network and is the headquarters of the Northern Railway. The names by which the city has been known—including Delhi, Dehli, Dilli, and Dhilli, among others—likely are corruptions of his name. Connaught Place, one of North India's largest commercial and financial centres, is located in the northern part of New Delhi. One of the country’s largest urban agglomerations, Delhi sits astride (but primarily on the west bank of) the Yamuna River, a tributary of the Ganges (Ganga) River, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Himalayas. During the early 1900s, a proposal was made to the British administration to shift the capital of the British Indian Empire, as India was officially named, from Calcutta on the east coast, to Delhi. In 2007, the Japanese Buddhist organisation Nipponzan Myohoji decided to build a Peace Pagoda in the city containing Buddha relics. [87], In the year 2019, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Government of India introduced the Central Vista redevelopment project proposing the redevelopment of over 440 Hectares,[119] costing ₹20,000 crore (US$2.8 billion)[120], The city hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games and annually hosts Delhi Half Marathon foot-race. New Delhi is governed through a municipal government, known as the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). The national capital territory embraces Old and New Delhi and the surrounding metropolitan region, as well as adjacent rural areas. Although colloquially Delhi and New Delhi are used interchangeably to refer to the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), these are two distinct entities, with New Delhi forming a small part of the city of Delhi. The national capital of India, New Delhi is jointly administered by both the Central Government of India and the local Government of Delhi, it is also the capital of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. [69] New Delhi has a literacy rate of 89.38% according to 2011 census, which is the highest in Delhi. Sreedharan was awarded with the prestigious Legion of Honour by the French government for his contribution to Delhi Metro. Religious festivals include Diwali (the festival of light), Maha Shivaratri, Teej, Durga Puja, Mahavir Jayanti, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Holi, Lohri, Eid ul-Fitr, Eid ul-Adha, Easter, Raksha Bandhan, and Christmas. [71] Other religious groups include Parsis, Buddhists and Jews.[73]. [80], New Delhi is a cosmopolitan city due to the multi-ethnic and multi-cultural presence of the vast Indian bureaucracy and political system. New Delhi lies on several fault lines and thus experiences frequent earthquakes, most of them of mild intensity. The languages spoken in the Delhi state includes Hindi and English. National events such as Republic Day, Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti (Gandhi's birthday) are celebrated with great enthusiasm in New Delhi and the rest of India. It has a combination of elevated, at-grade, and underground lines, and uses both broad gauge and standard gauge rolling stock. Area Old Delhi, 360 square miles (932 square km); national capital territory, 573 square miles (1,483 square km). According to legend, the city was named for Raja Dhilu, a king who reigned in the region in the 1st century bce. The sissoo (shisham; Dalbergia sissoo) tree, which yields a dark brown and durable timber, is commonly found in the plains. [56] "In bordering areas, PM 2.5 levels were recorded more than 400 (ug/m3) while in inner areas in Delhi, they were recorded between 150 and 210 on an average. Delhi Metro is the world's 12th largest metro system in terms of length. [127][128] India will also host the G20 summit in 2022 in New Delhi. [47][48][49][50] In 2016, United States Environmental Protection Agency listed New Delhi as the most polluted city on Earth[51][52] and IQAir listed New Delhi as the world's most polluted capital city for the second straight year in year 2019. The precious heritage at the Delhi Archives is in the process of being digitized through state-of-the-art technology and methods. Terminal 3, which cost ₹96.8 billion (US$1.4 billion) to construct between 2007 and 2010, handles an additional 37 million passengers annually. 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Also of note is the garden adjacent to the Jangpura Metro Station near the Defence Colony Flyover, as are the roundabout and neighbourhood gardens throughout the city. The statistics in the Delhi Census 2011 reveal facts that can be instrumental in planning for a better development plan for the state. [45][46] The World Health Organization ranked New Delhi as the world's worst polluted city in 2014 among about 1,600 cities the organisation tracked around the world. Combining MCD and state budgets together, Delhi had a health spending of Rs. Gomes said he decided to quit the party after the Delhi unit started controlling the affairs of the party in Goa, which local leaders had nurtured over the last several years. The foundation stone of New Delhi was laid by Emperor George V during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. Uttar Pradesh is bordered by the state of Uttarakhand and the country of Nepal to the north, the state of Bihar to the east, the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast, the state of Madhya Pradesh to the south, and the states of Rajasthan and Haryana and the national capital territory of Delhi to the west. This was before the massive “Delhi Chalo” agitation in which Punjab farmers – as well as a sizeable number from Haryana – descended on Delhi’s borders. Portal of Delhi Government is a single window access to information and services being provided by the various department of Govt. The anti-colonial sentiments amongst the public led to a complete boycott of British goods, which forced the colonial government to reunite Bengal and immediately shift the capital to New Delhi. The gardening and planning of plantations was in charge of A.E.P. Havell. On India's Independence Day (15 August) the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation from the Red Fort. Capital City The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Delhi is Delhi. Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organization, United Nations, Rome. [55], Analysing real-time vehicle speed data from Uber Delhi revealed that during the odd-even program, average speeds went up by a statistically significant 5.4 per cent (2.8 standard deviation from normal). Delhi is divided into eleven revenue districts. Delhi is linked with five national highways; they are number 1, 2, 8, 10 and 24. Delhi Metro is being built and operated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited (DMRC), a state-owned company with equal equity participation from Government of India and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. New Delhi has the highest number of registered cars compared to any other metropolitan city in India. [100], The Delhi Flying Club, established in 1928 with two de Havilland Moth aircraft named Delhi and Roshanara, was based at Safdarjung Airport which started operations in 1929, when it was the Delhi's only airport and the second in India. [107] The Delhi Metro, a mass rapid transit system built and operated by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), serves many parts of Delhi and the neighbouring cities Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Noida. Later it was to form a permanent National Museum. The coldest month is January, with high temperatures in the low 70s F (about 21 °C) and low temperatures in the mid-40s F (about 7 °C). [59] Levels of PM2.5 were recorded at 710 μg/m³, more than 11 times the World Health Organization's safe limit. [17] The city that was later dubbed "Lutyens' Delhi" was inaugurated in ceremonies beginning on 10 February 1931 by Lord Irwin, the Viceroy. [77] New Delhi with Beijing shares the top position as the most targeted emerging markets retail destination among Asia-Pacific markets. [6] It was designed by British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. Growth rate in 2014-15 was 9.2%.In 2017-18, the tertiary sector contributed 85% of Delhi's GSDP followed by the secondary and primary sectors at 12% and 3% respectively. The National Museum which began with an exhibition of Indian art and artefacts at the Royal Academy in London in the winter of 1947–48[85] was later at the end was shown at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in 1949. As per provisional reports of Census India, population of Delhi in 2011 is 11,034,555; of which male and female are 5,882,117 and 5,152,438 respectively. Top 5 states shares 46.3% in India's total economy. New Delhi was interested[121] in bidding for the 2019 Asian Games but was turned down by the government on 2 August 2010 amid allegations of corruption in 2010 Commonwealth Games.[122]. Many employees were brought into the new capital from distant parts of India, including the Bengal Presidency and Madras Presidency. Due to geopolitical significance it was made the capital of independent India in 1947, at that point in time the city was known as Chief Commissioner’s Province of Delhi. [50] The driving restriction scheme was planned to be implemented as a trial from 1 January 2016 for an initial period of 15 days. [16] The contract was given to Sobha Singh. The Beating retreat takes place here two days later. In addition, there are the gardens in the Presidential Estate, the gardens along the Rajpath and India Gate, the gardens along Shanti Path, the Rose Garden, Nehru Park and the Railway Garden in Chanakya Puri. The … New Delhi is the preferred starting point for the popular Golden Triangle tour that comprises of New Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. [28] A system was introduced under which the elected government was given wide powers, excluding law and order which remained with the Central Government. [25], After the capital of India moved to Delhi, a temporary secretariat building was constructed in a few months in 1912 in North Delhi. Delhi Metro is one of the best metro projects in India, which provides a lot of opportunities for the candidates who are looking out for Jobs in Delhi Metro by releasing the Government Jobs in Delhi Metro Notification. Updates? "A British Empire for the twentieth century: the inauguration of New Delhi, 1931,", Ridley, Jane. Subsequently, housing for them has developed around Gole Market area in the 1920s. The Secretariat, which houses ministries of the government of India, flanks out of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. km. At the heart of the city is the magnificent Rashtrapati Bhavan (formerly known as Viceroy's House) which sits atop Raisina Hill. The animal life of the national capital territory, like its plant life, is quite diverse. Lv 4. Source(s): https://shrinks.im/a9ihZ. GSDP in Delhi at the prices for 2012–13 is estimated at Rs 3.88 trillion (short scale) against Rs 3.11 trillion (short scale) in 2011–12.[76]. [50], On 16 December 2015, the Supreme Court of India mandated several restrictions on Delhi's transportation system to curb pollution. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib a Sikh gurdwara in New Delhi. It is during these months that Delhi receives the bulk of its rainfall—roughly 23 inches (600 mm), or nearly three-fourths of the annual average. [87] The monument is barricaded now with entry to inside arch restricted. Currently there are 11 Districts in union territory Of Delhi , New Delhi is the one of them. Online bid invited for hiring of vehicles for Integrated District Health Society (IDHS), New Delhi District under NHM. Delhi … New Delhi has one of the highest road density in India and average vehicle speed is around 15–20 km/h (9.3–12.4 mph) in peak hours in the city.[106]. [109] In addition to the Delhi Metro, a suburban railway, the Delhi Suburban Railway exists. The area's version of a humid subtropical climate is noticeably different from many other cities with this climate classification in that it features long and very hot summers with dust storms, relatively dry and mild winters with wildfire haze, and a monsoonal period. The Parliament House, designed by Herbert Baker, is located at the Sansad Marg, which runs parallel to the Rajpath. Get a Britannica Premium subscription and gain access to exclusive content. The Secretariat building, the two blocks of which flank the Rashtrapati Bhawan and houses ministries of the government of India, and the Parliament House, both designed by Baker, are located at the Sansad Marg and run parallel to the Rajpath. 2,202 billion (US$ 31.2 billion) to Delhi’s Gross State Value Added (GSVA) in 2019-20. The five main railway stations are New Delhi railway station, Old Delhi, Nizamuddin Railway Station, Anand Vihar Railway Terminal and Sarai Rohilla. 830.85 billion (for the year 2004–05)[79] and a per capita income of Rs. 1 decade ago. [67], As of 2011, New Delhi city (the area under NDMC) has a population of 257,803 while New Delhi district has a population of 142,004. The annual mean temperature is around 25 °C (77 °F); monthly daily mean temperatures range from approximately 14 to 34 °C (57 to 93 °F). [22] Before construction could begin on the rocky ridge of Raisina Hill, a circular railway line around the Council House (now Parliament House), called the Imperial Delhi Railway, was built to transport construction material and workers for the next twenty years. One of the district is New Delhi which is the central part of the Delhi state. Most Delhiites celebrate the day by flying kites, which are considered a symbol of freedom. The Rajpath which was built similar to the Champs-Élysées in Paris is the ceremonial boulevard for the Republic of India located in New Delhi. New Delhi is the capital city of India and serves as the center of government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. The initial nine districts came into existence from January 1997. The annual Republic Day parade takes place here on 26 January. Winter starts in November and peaks in January. Taxis and Auto Rickshaws also ply on New Delhi roads in large numbers. [108] It carries almost three million passengers every day. [66], On 5 November 2020, New Delhi recorded its most toxic day in a year, as the concentration of poisonous PM2.5 particles was recorded at 14 times the WHO's safe limit. [18] Lutyens designed the central administrative area of the city as a testament to Britain's imperial aspirations.[19][20]. [81] The Republic Day Parade is a large cultural and military parade showcasing India's cultural diversity and military might.[82][83]. The head of state of Delhi is the lieutenant governor of the Union Territory of Delhi, appointed by the president of India on the advice of the Central government and the post is largely ceremonial, as the chief minister of the Union Territory of Delhi is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Indeed, the Delhi Town Planning Committee, set up to plan the new imperial capital, with George Swinton as chairman, and John A. 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