The third-largest city of Gujarat, Vadodara (previously known as Baroda) used to be called Chandanavati after its ruler Raja Chandan. It was changed to Vadodara in 1974, and the name was derived from Sanskrit word vatodar which stands for the belly of a Banyan tree. Located on the banks of the Vishwamitri River, the city is known for Maharaja Sayajirao University and the residence of the Gaekwads – Baroda State’s Maratha royal family. It is one of the most important cultural, educational, and industrial hubs of western India.
VADODARA’S POPULATION IN 2021
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In the case of the Vadodara city, the growth rate is most likely to remain same. The city is engaged in offering engineering, petrochemicals, chemicals, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and IT industries. Well, the yearly (compound) growth percentage for 2001 to 2011 was 3.9756%.
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The overall growth percentage for the current decade, as per my point of understanding, will be similar to the past decade; i.e., 47.67%. It was 666935 for the past decade whereas the population growth for the current decade is expected to be 984908.
VADODARA, THE CITY OF HEAVY INDUSTRIES
Including Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited, Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals, Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Limited, Indian Oil Corporation, Heavy Water Project, Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited, Gas Authority of India Limited, and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Vadodara is offering a wide assortment of heavy industries which is controlling its population growth over the years. Plus, the concerned city is holding Vadodara Stock Exchange and 35% India’s power transmission and distribution equipment manufacturing companies.