Insights Into Neighbourhood
Strategically located at Sardar Patel Ring Road, Chandkheda is a neighbourhood in the Northwest of the metropolitan city of Ahmedabad in India. It lies west to Sabarmati River, and is in northern portion of Ahmedabad. It is situated nearby which dates back to a very long time. Mostly populated by farmers and cattle rearers, this village is situated at a height and is thus almost never affected by floods which usually ravage low lying areas as satellite almost every year. Chandkhera Road Railway Station and Chandlodiya Railway Station are the very nearby railway stations to this area. However, Ahmadabad Junction is the major railway station near to Chandkheda. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport is at brief driving distance from this locality. A quite famous temple (Kaanch ka Mandir) is also situated here. It has developed into a commendable residential area mostly because of the ONGC office situated nearby. Most of the officers choose to stay in this suburb of Ahmedabad rather than in the busy city itself. The ONGC colony is well developed and has a club, a Kendriya Vidyalaya School, a dispensary and a stadium in addition to other facilities. The area has some cool places to hang out like E-Fun,KM10,CCD and Farki. The newly developed CG Road (Chandkheda-Gandhinagar) road is a very posh residential area. It also boasts of the Government Engineering College (Gandhinagar). There are several schools and educational institutes situated here. The site of the upcoming IT Park is situated quite nearby. As a result a number of IT companies are planning to set up their offices here. The Swaminarayan Hindu organisation: BAPS held their centenary Celebrations within Chandkheda between the days of 13 and 17 December 2007.