Gandhinagar serves as the capital of Gujarat and it is also the twin city of Ahmedabad. Gandhinagar is also called the greenest capital of India because of the fact that Gandhinagar possesses green gardens, a coastline and even a very tropical and green atmosphere. Gandhinagar is a city in Gujarat which is found to develop very fast because of the fact that it is the capital city of Gujarat and also because of the fact that it is one of the most well-maintained and well-designed cities in Gujarat.
Gandhinagar is located in a belt that is completely green and the city accommodates some of the most important administrative buildings and organizations of Gujarat. There are many educational institutions also located in Gandhinagar such as Gujarat National Law University, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, National Institute of Fashion Technology, Dhirubhai Ambani institute of Information and Communication Technology and National Institute of Design.
There can be absolutely no doubt in the fact that Gandhinagar is very well-connected to the some of the most important cities, states and towns in India via rod, rail and air but it should also be noted that local transport in Gandhinagar is also available easily for the access of the people from one area within Gandhinagar to some other area.
GSRTC or Gujarat State Regional Transport Corporation
Transport in and out of Gandhinagar is provided by the Gujarat State Regional Transport Corporation or GSRTC. The main bus stand of the Gujarat State Transport Corporation in Gandhinagar is located at sector 11 that is Pathik Ashram. There are even intercity buses that ply between Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad and the intercity buses are also operated by Gujarat State Transport Corporation. City Bus service was attained by Gandhinagar in August 2009 and the City Bus Service in Gandhinagar is operated by VTCOS. There are a total of eleven buses that have been allotted to Gandhinagar and all these buses run on CNG that is compressed natural gas. CNG auto-rickshaws are also available in the form of local transport within Gandhinagar. BRTS or Bus Rapid Transit System has also been planned in Gandhinagar to connect both the cities of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
Roads and Local Transportation Buses in Gandhinagar
GSRTC or Gujarat State Regional Transport Corporation runs buses that connect all the villages and cities of Gujarat and even some of the important cities of the neighbouring states.
VTCOS possesses its very own services of Local Buses across Gandhinagar and even Private Vehicles like auto-rickshaws are provided by VTCOS.
DMIC or Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor connects Gandhinagar to Delhi and Mumbai
NH 8A connects Gandhinagar to some of the major southern cities like Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Surat.
NH 8C connects Gandhinagar to cities like Delhi, Jaipur, Ajmer and Mumbai.
Gandhinagar possesses a roadways system that consists of four lanes and this is something that renders Gandhinagar a hassle free and easy conveyance facility.
Important Contact Numbers related to Transportation Services in Gandhinagar:
ST Helpline (Entire State):94260 30313, 99989 48045
ST Gandhinagar (Rural): 23222842
Depot Manager (Gandhinagar): 23222703
ST Dehgam: 23232609
ST Kalol: 22723470
ST Mansa: 02763 270016-18
Traffic Controller: 23222743
Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation Address: Near Swaminarayan Temple, Pathik Ashram, Gandhinagar Sector 7, Gandhinagar-382007, Gujarat, India Phone: (079) 23222842