Ahmedabad city is located in the state of Gujarat in the western part of India on the banks of Sabarmati river. Ahmedabad is known for its rich past and its association with Mahatma Gandhi. The city offers a unique style of architecture which is a blend of Hindu and Islamic styles. It is famous for textile mills, pharmaceuticals, and chemical industry. It has places of tourist attraction like Gandhi Ashram, Akshardham, Calico Museum, Nal Sarovar (bird sanctuary), and monuments which date back to the 15th century. Ahmedabad is accessible from all the metros and major cities of the country.
HOW TO REACH AHMEDABAD?
Ahmedabad is well connected to other parts of India through air, rail, and road. There are daily flights to important cities in India. Direct international connections to destinations such as Dubai, London, New York, Paris and Singapore are also available. Daily train services operate to Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai, and computerized reservation facilities are available.
HOW TO REACH THE VENUE?
Indian Institute of Management is 45 minutes drive from the airport and 25-30 minutes from the railway station/bus station. For reaching IIMA, on landing in the city ask the taxi/auto rickshaw for “Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Vastrapur”. The Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service operates buses throughout the city. Metered auto rickshaws ply day and night and provide alternative mode of transport. Taxis are available near the railway station and the airport and the tariff varies according to distance.