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Sardar Patel Smarak, Karamsad, Gujarat, India (An Iron Man of India)

"Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's dream to make United of India. They were known for his Iron will and indomitable courage. They brought about the merge of 565 of princely states with the Indian Union and became the architect of the integrity of India. honest in word and deed, they were hero among heroes, lion among men. Today we require this kind of thought and determination to make India powerful again and fulfill his dream."
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Sardar Patel University

"Sardar Patel University, named after one of the greatest and illustrious sons of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This University in its forty five years of existence, has become a leading seat of higher education with several unique features. The University and the township of Vallabh Vidyanagar on which sprawls the University campus, have not been created by any executive order of the State, neither have they been created by one or few wealthy people. Indeed, this land of learning and the Seat of Higher Education - The University - has been created by a unique co-operative contribution of a large number of farmers of this rural area, who were inspired and enthused by the vision dedication and sacrifices of Sardar Patel, Shri Bhaikaka and Shri Bhikhabhai. Having been founded on the basis of selfless voluntary contribution of the local farmers aspiring to transform this rural area into an enlightened collectivity of people with impeccable character and national spirit, Sardar Patel University has been nurtured by the cherished values of its founders and a large number of very able, selfless and visionary academic and administrative leaders."
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AMUL - Indian cooperative dairy conglomerate

"Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) is India's largest food products marketing organization. It is a state level apex body of milk cooperatives in Gujarat which aims to provide remunerative returns to the farmers and also serve the interest of consumers by providing quality products which are good value for money."
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IRMA - Institute of Rural Management Anand

"IRMA was established in 1979 at Anand, Gujarat with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), the Government of India, the Government of Gujarat, erstwhile Indian Dairy Corporation and the National Dairy Development Board to provide management education, training, research and consultancy support to co-operatives and rural development organisations in India. IRMA is founded with the belief, borne out by Dr. Kurien’s work in the dairy co-operatives which revolutionised the dairy industry in the country, that the key for effective rural development is professional management. Professionalising the management of rural organisations calls for matching the specific but unmet needs of the sector with the formal techniques and skills of management professionals. Linking the two are the ‘rural managers’ prepared by IRMA through its two-years diploma (PRM) in rural management."
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Other Places of Interest in Gujarat

Somnath | Shakti Temple-Pavagadh | Ambaji Temple | Dakor | Mahudi | Dwarka | Patan BAPS Swaminarayan Temple | Ramkrishna Ashram & Jagat Mandir | Gandhi Ashram-Ahmedabad | Nearest Hill Station: Mount Abu

Related Link for Tourist Places

http://www.gujarattourism.com
http://www.khazano.com
http://www.gujaratplus.com