Saket Nagar

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Saket Nagar
Coordinates: 23°12′34″N 77°26′52″E / 23.20944°N 77.44778°E / 23.20944; 77.44778Coordinates: 23°12′34″N 77°26′52″E / 23.20944°N 77.44778°E / 23.20944; 77.44778
Country India
Region Central India
Lieutenancy Madhya Pradesh
Population
 • Total 205,000
Postcode area Habibganj
Dialling code 0755

Saket Nagar is a suburb of Bhopal, India, on the southern side of the city. It is part of Ward 54 of Bhopal Municipal Corporation.[1]

Etymology

In Sanskrit, Saket is the ancient name of the city of Ayodhya, an important Hindu religious place, said to be the place of residence for Lord Rama.[2] Saket is also the name of a famous epic Hindi poetic work of Maithili Sharan Gupt, an account of the Ramayana through the eyes of Urmila.[3]

Population

Saket Nagar is mostly inhabited by retired employees of public sector company BHEL like its adjacent localities Shakti nagar and Alkapuri.[4]

Education

Saket Nagar has two major schools nearby namely the Bhopal Public School[5] and Sagar Public School[6].

Health

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences has a medical research public university located in the Saket Nagar suburb.[7] It is one of the seven AIIMS established by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY).[8]

References

  1. ^ "Informative Map - Bhopal Municipal Corporation". Informative Map - Bhopal Municipal Corporation. Bhopal Municipal Corporation. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  2. ^ "साकेत : Wilson Sanskrit-English Dictionary (2nd Ed. 1832)". Andhrabharati.com. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  3. ^ Gupta, Maithili Sharan (1995). Saket. Pustak.org. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "BHEL staff fume over move to sell excess land to govt". TOI. TOI. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  6. ^ "Sagar Public Schools - Contact Us". Sagar Public Schools. Retrieved 6 September 2017. 
  7. ^ "Contact Us". www.aiimsbhopal.edu.in. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 
  8. ^ "Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)". pmssy-mohfw.nic.in. Retrieved 5 September 2017. 
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