Sayajinagari, the city of erstwhile ruler Maharaj Sayahirao Gaekwad gave Vadodara its original landmarks and ethos. With multi-ethnic population Vadodara has a very cultural heritage and is also a truly cosmopolitan capital of Gujarat.
Today, as the third largest city of Gujarat, the city excels in triple E’s – Education, Engineering and Entertainment. Once a petrochemical hub, turned into Chemical and Pharmaceutical thrive and an Engineering excellence and now a service industry and back office operation hub attracts the best of talent from nation wide. People migrate to the city with an endeavour to fulfil aspirations and ambitions.
Home to the largest university of Gujarat – The Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) catering about 30,000 students every year and is one the pioneer Universities in Gujarat where the medium of instruction is English since before the time on independence.
Industry giants like Reliance Industries Limited, SIEMENS, AREVA, ALSTOM, Gujarat Refinery, Gujarat State Fertilizers Limited, GACL, ABB, Bombardier, GAIL, etc. have strong base at Vadodara
India’s first National Expressway connects Vadodara with Ahmadabad in the north and its extension to Mumbai in the south and the industrial belt of Dahej, Ankhleshwar and Savli
The city offers major depot at Makarpura, Vadodara to Government of India & Japanese collaboration Delhi-Mumbai Freight Industrial Corridor and shall benefit with the industrial growth planned along the DFC (Dedicated Freight Corridor)
Vadodara boasts off Gujarat’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site – Champaner