The location of the zones may also be seen in the area map below:
The Society is a very inclusive institution and seeks to admit all owners of residential property as well as temporary residents within Gulshan Model Town subject to fulfillment of certain conditions. As of December 30, 2014, membership profile consisted of Life Members, General Members and Associate Members.
The area of operation of Gulshan Society corresponds to the area of the Model Town including the Gulshan Lake. It is bounded on the north by DOHS Baridhara, on the east by Baridhara and Badda, on the west by Banani and on the south by Niketan and Tejgaon Industrial Area. It is encircled on all sides except a small portion of the north by the Gulshan-Banani Lake that is destined to play a significant role in enhancing the quality of life of the residents.
Gulshan Model Town occupies the greater part of Dhaka North City Corporation ward no 19 The area as such is not that big nor did the original plan intend to accommodate more than one family per plot which are of varying sizes from 8 decimal to 24 decimal. However, both residential and non-residential population exploded with the change of rules by Rajdhani Unnayan Katripakha (RAJUK) after independence of Bangladesh that allowed multistoried buildings on single plots and conversion of residential plots into commercial ones along the main avenues. For efficient discharge of its responsibilities, the Society divided the Model Town into the following six zones:
Gulshan Societywas formed in 2002 with the objective of enhancing the quality of life of the residents of Gulshan Model Town by initiating and supporting activities covering civic, recreational, cultural, social, environmental and security aspects of life and living. Among other things, it seeks to bring together the residents in bonds of friendship by fostering good fellowship and mutual respect for each other. The Society is a not-for-profit voluntary welfare institution and is registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.