Vadodara also known as Baroda, is the third largest city in the Western Indian State of Gujarat and is on the list of the top ten fastest developing cities of India. With a population of 1.6 million (Census 2011), Vadodara is one of the major business centres of Gujarat. It is located to the south-east of Ahmedabad at a road distance of around 120 kilometers.
All rail and road arteries that link Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad also connect Vadodara. The domestic airport in the city provides connectivity to major Indian cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
Proximity of Vadodara to key industrial centers of Gujarat such as Ahmedabad, Bharuch and Surat is a major driver for its growth, while the city also has good connectivity to ports located in Dahej and Hazira.
Proximity to key industrial centers of Gujarat - Ahmedabad, Bharuch and Surat Good connectivity to ports located in Dahej and Hazira
Economy primarily comprises of chemicals and petrochemicals, automobiles, pharmaceuticals, cotton textiles and biotechnology sectors
Location on Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) makes it a key centre for industrial development
Vadodara airport is proposed to be developed as an Aircraft Maintenance Hub
An investment of INR 19 billion is proposed under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) for various infrastructure projects in the city