Gandhinagar, Gujarat's capital city, rises on the
west bank of the Sabarmati River, about 30 kms. North
East of Ahmedabad, the commercial and cultural heart
of Gujarat. Gandhinagar presents the spacious, well-organized
look of an architecturally integrated city. Gandhinagar,
a well-planned city, stretches into 30 sectors into
which the city has been divided. Apart from this there
is a generous provision for wide-open green parks, extensive
plantations and a large recreational area along the
river giving the city a lush green garden-city atmosphere.
The Gandhinagar- Ahmedabad area, is known for the renowned
Indian Institute of Management, National Institute of
Design, Indian Space Research Organization, Physical
Research Laboratory, Institute of Plasma Research and
Entrepreneurial Development Institute, amongst others.
Further, Darpana Academy, Calico Museum, LD Institute
of Indology, Sabarmati Ashram, Akshardham and Kadamb
Institute are among the well-known Cultural and Arts
Centers. Infocity, an upcoming IT park in Gandhinagar
is in the vicinity of the SPT.
Overall, the architectural marvels, recreational centres,
entertainment zones, malls, all located in the midst
of fascinating greenery with a blend of cosmopolitan
excitement and countryside allure provide an ideal environment