How to Reach Anand
Institute of Rural Management Anand is located at the headquarters of Anand District, Gujarat, India. The district has a population of about 400,000. It is located about 35 k.m. northwest of VADODARA CITY (also known as ‘Baroda’ and ‘Banyan City’) and 90 k.m. southeast of Ahmedabad city. Anand Town is known as the ‘Milk City’ of India.
Anand experiences seasonal weather conditions, with temperatures between 10 and 25 degrees celsius during winter (November to February) and between 35 and 45 degrees celsius during summer (March to June). The details about the district can be accessed at https://anand.nic.in/.
IRMA Campus and Facilities
IRMA’s 60-acre campus with its sylvan surroundings and vast stretches of lawns and ornamental plants and shrubs, located on the outskirts of Anand, is ideal for concentrated learning. The campus has various facilities, apart from the faculty and staff quarters, hostels and the academic complex. They include:
- The Executive Training and Development Centre (ETDC) with 50 single air- conditioned rooms, lecture hall, conference and syndicate rooms, kitchen and dining hall, and cable TV
- Well-equipped library and computer labs. The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled
- An auditorium with capacity to accommodate 400 persons
- Indoor badminton courts & table tennis and facilities for other games
How to reach Anand by Air
The nearest airports are at Vadodara (National) and Ahmedabad (International). The Ahmedabad airport is internationally well-connected, having direct connections to US, UK and countries like UAE.
Tourist taxis, taxi aggregator services like Ola and Uber are available at the above Airports and they can be hired to reach IRMA. On an average the taxis charge around INR 1800 from Vadodara Airport and around INR 2800 from Ahmedabad Airport to reach IRMA Campus. In case you would like to avail the services of IRMA’s authorized travel agents for arranging airport transfers, you may contact IRMA, or the following numbers directly:
- Mr. Parmar, Spartan Travels, Mobile: +91-9909890731 or +91-8320048498
- Mr. Jaydev, Vatsal Travels, Mobile: +91-9825431235
How to reach Anand by Rail/Road
Anand is well connected by rail and road has a railway station. One can also reach Anand by a changeover at Ahmedabad or Vadodara railway stations and take local trains to Anand. The State Transport Bus Stations are located very close to these railway stations and there are regular bus services to Anand. One can also hire taxis and auto-rickshaws from the railway stations.
The IRMA campus is about 3 k.m. from the Anand Railway and Bus Stations and can be reached by auto-rickshaws at a reasonable charge of upto INR 100 (current rates).
Upon reaching the IRMA gate, please contact the security personnel for any help.