South of Gurgaon – SOHNA, An emerging real estate destination for Affordable Housing

Sohna town is situated at 24th km stone on Gurgaon-Sohna-Alwar road and is an important junction at Palwal-Sohna-Rewari (N.H.-71) road. Other important cities/towns in the region around Sohna are Delhi, (56 km.) Gurgaon (24 km.), Faridabad (35 km), Palwal (30 km), Nuh (20 km) and Rewari (45 km).

  • Introduction of Sohna Master Plan 2031, the plan has been prepared for a projected population of 6 lakh people by 2031
  • City is spread over 6110 hectares that is divided into 38 sectors and is surrounded by Aravalli Ranges from three sides.
  • The Sohna Municipal Committee has population of 36,552 of which 19,315 are males while 17,237 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
  • Literacy rate of Sohna city is 79.26 % higher than state average of 75.55 %. In Sohna, Male literacy is around 86.03 % while female literacy rate is 71.76 %.
  • Gurgaon-Sohna Road has been declared a national highway (NH 24A 8) & its connectivity to NH-8 adds to Sohna’s attractiveness as investment destination.
  • The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway which is under construction is passing by the southern side of the town will enhance connectivity to Faridabad, Manesar
  • A 50 m wide strip of land has been reserved for Orbital Rail Corridor along KMP Expressway towards Delhi side
  • Industrial Model Township (IMT) planned in the city, approx. 1600 acres allotted for an industrial development.
  • The DFC (Dedicated Freight Corridor) linking Delhi to Mumbai is also passing by the south- eastern side of the town. It will boost the industry and overall development of the area.
  • Ample opportunity for Green Field projects due to availability of large traits of contiguous land.
  • Sohna Road already has in place social infrastructure with many educational institutions like GD Goenka World School, KR Mangalam University, leading hotels including Westin Sohna Resort, Ascendas IT & ITES project, Malls & Hospitals.
  • The Haryana government is planning the development of Sohna to include leisure hubs, sports hub and a leather hub along the KMP expressway corridor.
  • Top developers like Raheja Developers, Gold Souk, IREO, Central Park, Tata Reality, Godrej, MVL, Universal, ILD, Avlon, Parsvnath, Paras and Homestead have started or planning to launch new projects here.

About the author: Vijay Kumar Gupta

Vijay Kumar Gupta, has more than 20 years of industry experience into various industry domains. He is an MBA in Real Estate & Urban Infrastructure from RICS School of Built Environment, accredited by Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

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