Vadodara formerly known as Baroda was once a royal state by itself, is today the third largest and most populated city in the State of Gujarat.
Famous companies such as ABB, Reliance Industries, Schneider Electric, Larsen & Toubro, Collabera, Du Pont,
Bombardier, ERDA, General Motors etc. all have their strong presence in this city, also it has presence of other IT multi-national companies as well.
Due to its rich cultural traditions, the city is also referred to as ‘Sanskari Nagari’, i.e. Cultured City.
The city is on the major rail and road arteries joining Mumbai with New Delhi and Mumbai with Ahmedabad. Due to this Vadodara is known as a Gateway to the Golden Quadrilateral.
The recent decision of CII(Confederation of Indian Industries) is to develop Vadodara as ‘Knowledge City’ Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi was a Member of Parliament from Vadodara City.