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FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES

 

M. S. PATEL INSTITUTE

THE M. S. UNIVERSITY OF BARODA

 

 

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The Vadodara City


Very often known as the cultural capital of Gujarat, Vadodara 
or Baroda has its history beginning somewhere around mid
pleistocene period. However, Vadodara is now on the cultural, 
educational and economic map of the country mainly because of 
Sayajirao Gaekwad III from whose reign, began the history of 
present modern Vadodara. Vadodara's identity can be summed up 
in its composite culture, catholcity of outlook and general 
enlightenment. 

Under Sayajirao's rule Vadodara flourished so much that it 
ranked second only to Hyderabad of Nizam among the princely 
states in the country. He introduced manifold reforms which 
included arrangement of electricity supply in Vadodara State, 
mechanisation of manufacturing units, co-operative movements 
free and compulsory education and introduction of prohibition.

Vadodara has witnessed establishment of medium and large scale 
industries. With great strides in economic field, the city has 
giant industrial complexes and public undertakings like Gujarat
Refinery, Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, Gujarat 
State Fertilizers company, Heavy Water Project, Oil & Natural 
Gas Commission, etc.

Today the city is situated on both the banks of the river 
Vishwamitri and is famous as the cultural capital of Gujarat 
and a center of Educational activities. The population of the 
city is approximately 1.8 Million which is projected to reach 
2 Million by the turn of the century.

It has many sightseeing places, 18 luxurious hotels and 5 
resorts.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

AREA: 108 Sq. Kms.
POPULATION: 1.8 million (Approx)
LOCATION: 22", 17' 55" North
	  73",15'8" East
TEMPERATURE: Summer Maximum: 440C
	     Winter Maximum: 250C
Languages: Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi and English.
Helpline Phone: 00 91-265-33 6666


For more and detailed information about the city you can   
visit our city's own sites. 
http://www.barodaonline.com
http://www.barodaonnet.com
 
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Faculty of Management Studies, The M.S. University of Baroda
E-mail: fms@satyam.net.in