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Anand District (Gujarat)

Posted Date: 12 Jan 2009      Posted By: Tony John    Member Level: Diamond  Points: 0

Local Representative for Anand district

State: Gujarat
Collectorate Office:
Telephone Number:

Taluks in Anand district:

  • Anand
  • Petlad
  • Umreth
  • Borsad
  • Anklav
  • Khambhat
  • Sojitra
  • Tarapur

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    Updates & Comments:

    Posted By: Manish Jain    Posted Date: 26 Nov 2009   
    About Anand
    The Anand district was established in the year 1997 when it was carved out of the Kheda District of Gujarat in the western part.The district has many special features in it.It has 10 talukas lie Anand, Petlad, Borsad, Anklav, Khanbhat etc. Anand is the administrative head of the district.The district is covered from all the sides by Kheda, Vadodara,Ahmedabad and Gulf of Cambay.

    The district population is about 1,856,872 of which 27.36% were urban as of 2001.The Major towns are Khambhat, Tarapur, Petlad and Sojitra, Anand, etc.The average literacy rate among the district people is more than 57% and most importantly the sex ratio of the district is also as good as that of the country i.e 910 girls per thousand boys.

    Boundaries and Goegraphy
    The district shares it boundaries with other state districts from all the sides.
    North : Kheda
    East : Ahmedabad
    West : Vadodara
    South : Gulf of Cambay

    Latitude : 22.070 to 23.290 North
    Longitude : 72.150 to 73.180 East
    Languages : Gujarati, Hindi and English
    Seismic Zone : Zone III
    Literacy Rate : 57.27%
    Sex Ratio : 910 Females per 1000 Males
    Population Density : 558 Persons per sq. km.
    Talukas 10
    District Headquarter : Anand
    Area : 2,951 sq. km.
    Rivers : Sabarmati, Mahisagar, Shedhi and Navida
    Average Rainfall : 777 mm

    Important Cities

    Interesting Facts
    Anand district is situated in the southern part of gujarat near the Gulf of Cambay.
    The district has very good industrial area as it is very much near to the Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Vadodara and Bharuch districtwhich are already the Business hubs in the state.
    Amul( Anand Milk Union Limited), which has a capacity of 6.5 million litres (2006-07)in a day, is the largest dairy of India.
    Anand is an industrial base for Chemical, Engineering and Food & Agriculture products.
    Agriculture products produced in the Anand district are banana(third largest in the state), papaya, potato, mango, onion and cabbage.

    Industries in the distrist
    Anand Dairy
    National Dairy Development Board
    Beepee Coating Limited
    Eimco Elecon India Limited
    Hidustan Packaging Limited
    Indian Dairy Machinary Company (P) Limited
    Jh Kharawala Private Limited
    Metalco India Limited
    Vulcan Gears

    Tourist Places
    Flo-Art gallery
    Amul Dairy Cooperative Museum
    Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL) Dairy
    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Veer Vithalbhai Patel Memorial is present in Karamsad
    Khambhat famous all over for its silk and chintz
    Stambhan Parshvanath Jinalaya, the 11 century Jain Temple
    Swaminarayan Mandir,
    Darbar Ghat,
    BD Rao College Museum

    Education In Distrist
    Primary School : 1123
    Secondary School : 225
    Higher Secondary School : 68
    Universities : 2
    Management College : 4
    ITI's : 19
    Pharmacy College : 12
    Medical College : 1
    Polytechnic College : 1
    Engineering Colleges : 5
    Other Colleges : 24

    Health Centre
    Anand Orthopedics Hospital
    Sankara Eye Hospital
    Adarsh Hospital
    Shree Krishna Hospital
    and many more are there.

    Member Of Parliament
    Shri Solanki Bharatsinh Madhavsinh

    Assembly Constituencies
    Anand : Patel Jyotsnaben Rajubhai
    Sarsa : Jayantbhai Ramanbhai Patel
    Petlad : Niranjan Patel
    Sojitra: Rohit Ambalal Ashabhai
    Borsad : Amitkumar Ajitkumar Chavda
    Bhadran: Parmar Rajendrasinh Dhirsinh
    Umreth : Vadodia Lalsinh Udeshinh
    Khambhat: Shukal Shirishkumar Madhusudan

    Contact Collector
    District Collector Office (Anand)
    Mobile : 9825049126
    Phone (O) : 02692-242871
    Phone(R) : 261000
    E-Mail :

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