Spread over nearly 3,635 hectares, Noida Extension is around 4-5 km away from Sector 121, Noida. The nomenclature - Noida
Extension was initially used by builders to refer to certain pockets of Greater Noida. This was done to differentiate it from both Noida and Greater Noida, and also to make it clear to potential homebuyers that it’s close to Noida.
Noida Extension is the unofficial name given to areas adjoining Noida. As of late 2012, plans are being formed to rename it to Greater Noida(West).This area was primarily envisioned to provide planned housing for about a million middle and upper middle class citizen in the NCR region. It is planned to have excellent connectivity to the other parts of the region using Metro, road and rail. Systematic infrastructure developments and vision to create a residential and commercial spaces in the same region fueled its realty and commercial growth. Planned IT parks and industries in this area along with innumerable housing projects are important avenues for providing employment in this region. This area, however, is touched by land acquisition issues. Approval to the development master plan by NCR planning board has paved way for rapid infrastructure, social and cultural development in this area. GNIDA declared its plans to extend the Noida City Centre line to Noida Extension with DMRC and further till BODAKI in PPP model to fuel the growth prospects in this area. Noida Extension has re-established itself as an excellently connected, planned yet affordable housing destination for urban dwellers in NCR region.