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Why Gujarat

Why Gujarat

Why Gujarat?

Gujarat state is situated in the western part of India and also known as Jewel of the Western part of India. It has an area of 196204 km2 with a coastline of 1600 km, most of which lies on the Kathiawad peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million. The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the north, Maharashtra to the south, Madhya Pradesh to the east and the Arebian Sea as well as the Pakistan province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. Gujarat is home to the Gujarati-speaking people of India.

Historically, one of the main centre of the Indus Valley Civilization has been the state of the Gujarat. From the Indus Valley it contains major ancient metropolitan cities such as Lothal, Dholavira and GolaDhoro. The ancient city, is one of the largest and most prominent archaeological sites in India, belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization. The most recent discovery was GolaDhoro. Altogether about 50 Indus Valley settlement ruins have been discovered in Gujarat.

By the Commercial activities, the ancient history of the Gujarat was enriched. There is a clear historical evidence of trade and commerce this with Egypt, Brahmin and Sunar in the Persian Gulf during the time period of 1000 to 750 BC. There was a succession of Hindu and Buddhist state such as the western Satraps, Satavahanadynsasty, Gupta Empire, Chalukya dynasty, Rashtrakuta Empire, Pala Empire and GurjaraPratihara Empire as well as local dynasties such as the Maitrakas and then the Solankis.

“If you have a Passion for Good Living, Gujarat is for you. If you wish for development and growth, Gujarat is for you. If you aim for ‘VasudhaivaKutumbakam’, Gujarat is for you.”

Strategic Location :

Strategically located on the West Coast of India, Gujarat is also a Gateway to the rich land-locked Northern and Center Vicinity of the country. Gujarat spearheads the Indian march for the “Global Economic Super Power” status with access to all Major Port based Countries like UK, Australia, China, Japan, Korea and Gulf Countries, etc. 

Winds of Change :
Gujarat has witnessed Winds of Change under the leadership of Narendra Modi, who believes that "Future of India belongs to Gujarat. With the inherent strength and immense potential, Gujarat is destined to bring glory to the nation."

Road Ahead To Glory :

Gujarat is on road ahead to new heights of development by bringing about quality and speedy changes. Gujarat has immense potential and strengths. Efforts are aimed to bring qualitative changes in the life of a common man with the Panchamrut Philosophy :

      Empovering The People :

Involving people in the process of development.
Making the Gram Sabha an effective forum for harmony, progress and grievance redressal.
Encouraging uncontested elections in Panchayat raj institutions.
Computerisation of village panchayats and revenue records.
Celebration of famous festivals to channelise creative energy of the people.
Organizing women’s self-help groups for economic activities and resolution of cases through Nari Adalats.


 Knowledge is Power in Gujarat - Synergizing Excellence and Innovative thoughts with talent and technology. Here wisdom sets its pace to achieve goals with an inspiring force .

Emphasising and using the power of knowledge : 

Emphasis on educational infrastructure, training of teachers and computersation of schools.
Introducing new courses to meet the demands of time.
Emphasis on total enrollment and maximum retention of children in the schools.
Emphasis on girl child education.
Campaigns in the villages with the mission of universal education.
Creating special funds for girl child education and insurance schemes for the students.
Donating gifts received by him for girl child education (Worth more than 3.00 crores).
11 new universities, 400 new colleges, 1.25 lakh new teachers, 38,000 new schoolrooms and doubling the seats for technical courses.
And a massive reduction in the drop out rate at all primary levels.
Campaign for imparting English education to Youth.


Making Energy the Power of the State...

Turning the loss making State Electricity Board into a profit making professionally managed company.
Increase in the plant load factor, decrease in T&D losses.
Venturing into large scale exploration of Oil and Gas.
Setting up of a 2200 km long State Wide Gas Grid.
Securing huge deposits of oil and gas in Gujarat, India and abroad.
Making electricity a common man’s infrastructure in all villages.
Biggest CNG and LNG infrastructure in the country.
Turning Gujarat into a gas based economy.
Gujarat emerging as petro-capital of the country.


Harnessing and Management of Water...


Emphasis on harnessing of rain water and scientific management of water.
Introduction of Micro-Irrigation Techniques.
Linking the villages with a State Wide Water Grid.
Interlinking of 21 rivers of the states.
Near completion of Sardar Sarovar Project with benefits of water and electricity reaching 500km away from the dam.
Creation of 2.25 lakh new water bodies by constructing check-dams and farm ponds.


Enhansing Security : Physical, Social, Economic...


Developing the mitigating capacity for natural and man made desasters.
Making Gujarat Polio free, Leprosy free and reducing the incidence of HIV / AIDS.
Reducing infant and mother mortality through innovative schemes.
Creating a Seismological Research Institute.


Discover sense of Excellence in Gujarat – where life breathes, rediscovering life in nation’s Heritage – in the beauty and charm of Culture and traditions, in the life and lifestyles of people who made their contribution to Gujarat – rediscover real meaning of life everywhere. There is something about the soil, the sun, the moon and the stars – something about the space and the people – above all, freedom – freedom of choice, to breathe the air of joy and happiness, peace and tranquillity.

Gujarat, the Land of the Legends go down in History to leave behind impressions with footprints on the sands of time. Since many years, the land is inspired by great Legends.

Gujarat gives Legends in all most every field, some of them are as follow:












Narsinh Mehta

Religion and Meditation

Swami Sahjanand








Ahmed Shah




UstadFaiz Khan


Omkarnath Thakur




Jaysankar “Sundari”

Research and Science

Dr. Homibhabha


Dr. VikramSaarabhai


Rubin David




Salim Ali






Jamsedji Tata





Social and For Country



SardarVallabhbhai Patel


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi






Shyamji Krishna Verma


Jam Ranji


General Rajendrasinh


General Manekshaw


Educational Institution in Gujarat :

  1. Centre for Environmental and Planning Technology University
  2. Dharamsinh Desai University
  3. Gujarat Forensic Science University
  4. Gujarat University
  5. Maharaja Sayajirao University - Baroda
  6. Ganpat University - Mahesana
  7. Nirma University of Science and Technology - Ahmedabad
  8. INDUS University
  9. Indian Institute For Management – Ahmedabad
  10. Indian Institute of Technology
  11. SardarVallabhbhai National Institute of Technology – Surat
  12. National Institute of Design – Ahmedabad
  13. Physical Research Laboratory
  14. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India
  15. DhirubhaiAmbani Institute of Information and Communication Technology
  16. Gujarat Vidyapith