Development of Vadtal as Heritage Village, Gujarat
Development of Vadtal as Heritage Village, Gujarat
Project Type
Urban Planning
Chairman, Shree Swaminarayan Temple Trust, Vadtal
Completed, 2006
Site Area
33 Ha
Project Description

Vadtal, a significant pilgrimage centre of the Swaminarayan sect is located in Kheda district, Gujarat. The Swaminarayan temple here is one of the oldest places of worship and is visited by no less than fifty thousand to one lakh visitors a month.

The project, a joint initiative by Heritage Cell (AMC), Ahmedabad and DPC attempts to propose a comprehensive area development plan which aids in the conservation and development of heritage properties. The proposal attempts to give due consideration to the natural resources and surrounding areas and provide a holistic framework to achieve sustainable outcomes for the village and its environs.