Indira Nagar is a residential area which is strategically located at the centre of Bangalore city. It is bound by Ulsoor to the west, Domlur to the south, Byappanahalli to the north and Vimanapura to the east. The two arterial roads in this area are 100 Feet Road and Chinmaya Mission Hospital Road (CMH Road) where new commercial spaces are booming up.
Though being a residential area, there are several commercial business establishments like Authoria, Syntel India Limited, Spica Software Services, Adroitec Information Systems Limited, Visual Web Solutions Private Limited to name a few that are situated over here. The Namma Metro Purple Line runs through Indira Nagar and has two stations within the neighbourhood – Indira Nagar and Swami Vivekananda Road. Indira Nagar is well connected to most areas of Bangalore with the buses of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), which also maintains a bus depot in the area. For those who love shopping, CMH Road will be a paradise. This road houses big shopping malls, lifestyle showrooms, supermarkets, ATMs, famous restaurants and so on. Each restaurant here has a uniqueness. The Beach restaurant brings in the feel of the sea shore using the interior decoration, Little Italy takes you to Italy itself with its delightful cuisine, and Annachi restaurant is famous for mouth-watering chettinad non-veg cuisines.
The prestigious educational institutes established in Indira Nagar are National Public School, Capital College, Dr. Ambedkar Evening College, Institute Of Clinical Research, Ambedkar Institute of Management Science, NIIT and medical colleges like KMJ College of Nursing and Chinmaya Mission Hospital School of Nursing. Several reputed hospitals such as Chinmaya Mission Hospital, ESI Hospital, Isolation Hospital, Sri Manjunatha Hospital, Epidemic Diseases Hospital, and Government TB & CD Hospital are located here.
Indira Nagar is one of the most expensive localities in Bangalore. It is a residential space for many State's politicians, sports personalities and celebrities. The people residing in this region like to indulge in a sophisticated lifestyle.