The Tribhovandas Foundation which is a non government voluntary organization working for the development of Rural women and Children is situated at Anand. The institute of Rural Management and the Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI) are also at Anand. A well-known cottonseed oil come under the brand name Anand and is also exported to other states.
Geography of Anand
Anand city is an administrative center in Gujarat. The city is under the administration of Anand Municipality. It is situated on the National express highway from Ahmedabad to Vadodara. Anand is located at 22.57° N 72.93° E. It has an average elevation of 39 metres. The city enjoys a pleasant climate throughout the year.
Transportation of Anand
Anand is well connected with other important cities of country by rail. The nearest airport is Baroda and Ahmedabad. It is 40Kms and 65 Kms away from Anand respectively.
Demographics of Anand
As per the 2001 census, Anand had a population of 130,462. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Anand has an average literacy rate of 79% with 55% of the males and 45% of females literate.
Education of Anand
The reputed university in Anand is the Anand Agricultural University located in the western Indian state of Gujarat between the cities of Vadodara and Ahmedabad. This was formerly the Anand Campus of Gujarat Agricultural University, which is now an independent university. This university has three constituent colleges one each for agriculture, veterinary science, and animal husbandry and dairy science. The jurisdictions of university are Kheda, Anand, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Dahod and Panchmahal districts. The university has well equipped IT facilities and a regional e-library.
Another major institution of Anand is the Institute of Rural Management, an autonomous institution located at Anand in Gujarat, India. It was founded at the initiative of the National Dairy Development Board and the support of Government of Gujarat and Swiss Development Co-operation.
(Last Updated on : 01-12-2008)
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