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About Amod

Amod is a town that belongs to Bharuch district of Gujarat. It is sited at a distance of 39 km away form the district Headquarters Bharuch and 162 km away form the Gujarat state capital Gandhinagar. Gujarati and Hindi are the most spoken languages of the town. By the beginning of 20th century the majority of Amod was owned by Thakore Sahib. The land earned them 72000 rupees monthly against the Amod municipality income of just 6100 rupees.  The popular localities of Amod are Laljin, Kakuji Wadi and Rana Street. 

Geography of Amod

Geography of AmodAmod is elevated at a height of 15 meters above sea level and it has its coordinates at 22.00° North latitude and 72.87° East longitude. The town is surrounded by Jambusar Taluka in the west, Vagra Taluka in the South, Karjan Taluka in the East and Bharuch Taluka in the South. River Vishwamitri flows close to the town also Amod is located on the coastal region near the banks of Arabian Sea towards its west. Amod lies near the banks of Gulf of Khambhat of Arabian Sea. River Tapi flows towards the East of the town. River Dhadhar flows at 48 km away from the town towards its South. 

Amod town grounds many small water bodies which acts as a huge source of water for the town out of which Motu Talav and Kakuji Wadi are the most popular ones. As the town located on the coastal region humid temperature prevails in the town.

Localities nearby Amod

The cities located nearby Amod are Karjan at 28 km away, Bharuch at 36 km away, Padra at 38 km away and Khambhat at 47 km away. The Taluks that are sited close to the town are Jambusar at 11 km away, Vagra at 19 km away and Karjan at 28 km away. The districts that are located nearby the town are Vadodara at 50 km away, Anand at 70 km away and Narmada at 73 km away.

Demography of Amod

As per 2011 census Amod town has a total population of 15237 out of which male constitutes 7813 and female constitutes 7424. The town homes 3059 families in its grounds. The population growth in
Amod is decreased by -0.19 % per year from the previous census of 2001. The total number of children in the town between the age group of 0 to 6 years is recorded as 1644 out of which boys constitute 868 and girls constitute 776. 

The sex ratio in Amod is recorded as 950 female out of 1000 male. The child sex ratio in the town is recorded as 894 girls out of 1000 boys. Both these ratios are high than the average Gujarat sex ratios of 919 and 890. Out of the total town population nearly 831 people i.e. 5.45 % belongs to Schedule caste and nearly 2215 i.e. 14.54 % belongs to Schedule Tribe.

The literacy rate in the town is recorded as 82.60 % i.e. 11228 people of Amod are literates that is higher than the average Gujarat state literacy rate of 78.03 %. The male literacy rate in Amod is recorded as 88.70 % i.e. 6160 and the female literacy rate in Amod is recorded as 76.23 % i.e. 5068. Out of the total Amod population nearly 4009 people are recorded as illiterates.

The total number of people employed in the town is recorded as 5085 out of which male constitutes 4198 and female constitutes 887. Out of the total working population nearly 87.49 % are engaged in main work and the rest of 12.51 % are engaged in marginal work.

Tourist Places nearby Amod

Amod is surrounded by many popular tourist places like Bharuch at 37 km away, Baroda at 51 km away, Ankleshwar at 51 km away, Dahei at 54 km away and Anand at 71 km away.

Administration in Amod

Amod constitutes as municipality which is established in the year 1890. The Amod municipality comprises of 7 wards for which election are held once in 5 years to elect 5 ward members to the municipality or Nagar Palika of Amod to form a local self-government in the town. 

Amod Nagar Palika
Amod, Gujarat-392110

Amod is one of the 8 sub divisions or Taluks in Bharuch district apart from Bharuch, Ankleshwar, Jambusar, Hansot, Valia, Vagra and Jhagadia. Amod is also the Taluk Headquarters of Amod Taluk. Amod falls under Baruch Lok Sabha constituency and the current MP of Amod is Shri Mansukhbhai Vasava.

Places of Worship in Amod

Amod town is very famous for its places of worship which attracts numerous devotees form in and around Bharuch district.

Hanuman Temple
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Mahadev Temple
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Deri Temple
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Bahuchar Mataji temple
Main Bazaar Road, Rana Street
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Hindu Temple
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Parks in Amod

The lush and green Talav garden and Royal Park are two perfect picnic destinations in the town as they are located on a picture square landmark with green lawns, bright colored flowers and unpolluted air.
Talav Garden
Main Bazaar Road
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Royal Park
Gujarat State Highway 6
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Eating Joints in Amod

Amod town operates all kinds of eating joints in its grounds like restaurants, sweet stalls, beverages, fast food centers and many more.

Bhagat Sweet Art
Char Rasta
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-245466

Hasmukhlal Bhatt
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-245810
Landmark: Opp Dalal Store

Payal Pan Centre
Amod Main Bazar
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 9727036512
Landmark: Near Tower Chowk

Chemists in Amod

The Chemists in Amod town operates all days in a week as it is one of the vital emergency services in the town that sells drugs to treat the sick on time.

Gujarat Medical Stores
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-245148

Gujarat Medical And Provision Stores
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-246466

Champion Industries
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-245148

Banking Services in Amod

Amod Nagar Palika operates nationalized banks, private banks, rural development banks, co operative banks etc on its grounds.

Banking Service in AmodState Bank of India
Station Road
New Market
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-246300, 1800112211, 18001801290
Landmark: Opposite Shayona Hospital

The Amod Nagric Co Operative Bank Ltd
Dilwar Manzil
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-245444

Bank Of Baroda
Shop No 1
Station Road
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-247463, 1800223344, 1800220400

Bank Of India
Amod Branch, Station Road
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-245455, 1800220229

Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank
Amod, Gujarat- 392110
Phone no.: 2641-235028

Regional Passport Office for Amod

The Surat passport office is the regional passport office or the RPO for Amod Nagar Palika where citizens of Amod can register themselves for obtaining travel passports.

Surat Passport Office
Surat, Gujarat -395007
Phoen no.: 0261-2228225
Landmark: Near Grahak Bhawan, Opp. Police Quarters

Transport in Amod

The Amod Nagar Palika in Bharuch district of Gujarat has a very strong roadway transport system and a railway transport system. The town does not own an airport; the airports sited nearby the town are Vadodara airport at 56 km away and Bhavnagar airport at 85 km away from. The Tehsil Headquarters also has good local transport facilities in its grounds in terms of bus services, cab or taxi services, auto richsaw services and many more. The Amod GSRTC Bus Depot is the main bus station functioning in the town which operates buses to reach major towns and cities of Gujarat.
Amod GSRTC Bus Depot
Address: Bus Depot Road
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Roadways in Amod

Amod municipality has a strong roadway transport network as national, state and major highways run through the town making it easy to access from any part of India through roadways. The national highway NH 228 runs through the town from North to South connecting Amod with major cities like Ahmedabad, Aslai, Bareja, Navagam, Bherai, Dhathal, Govindpura, Vasna Buzarag, Matar, Sandhana, Dabhan, Nadiad, Anand, Surat, Navsari, Sisva, Kareli and Dandi. The neighboring localities the NH 228 links Amod are Bhimpura, Tegva, Tanchha, Ranada, Sudi, Dayadara, Derol, Mayur Panchal, Magnad, Jambusar and many other localities of Bharuch district. 

The Gujarat state highways GJ SH 161 and GJ SH 6 runs through the town. Both these state highways get linked with the NH 228 in three different localities of the town. The GJ SH 6 runs through ten different districts of Gujarat through Amod in Bharuch district and connects the town with the major cities in the rest of nine districts in Gujarat like Mandvi, Gandhidham, Surat, Valsad, Tithal, Lakhpat, Jamnagar, Dwraka, Bhavnagar, Dahej, Ankleshwar and many more. The GJ SH 6 connects Amod town with its nearby localities of Achhod, Intola, Roza Tankaria, Chanchvel, Muler, Aladar, Dahej, Vadadla, Kodadara and many other localities. 

The GJ SH 161 highway enters the town towards in West and then it gets split up into two and finally get linked with NH 228 at two different localities. The highway connects Amod with its neighboring localities of Rohad, Sarbhan, Malkinpura Alias Timbi, Kobla, Danda, Ochhan, Miyagam, Kerwada, Vagara and many more. 

The other main roads running within the town connecting each and every areas & localities of Amod are Darbari Road, Star Bakery Road, Main Bazaar Road, Nayer Bodka Road and many more. 

Railways in Amod

Railways in AmodAmod railway station in Amod has a station code “AMOD” and it operates under the Western railway zone of Indian Railways. The Amod railway station belongs to Vadodara railway division. No express trains stops in this station but the station operates only passenger trains. The main trains from the station are Bharuch Kavi Passenger (015WR), Bharuch Kavi Passenger (52015), Kavi Bharuch Passenger (52016) and Samni Bharuch Mix Passenger (52044). All these trains halt for 1 to 2 minutes in the station.

Amod Railway station
State highway 6
Amod, Gujarat- 392110

Vadodara railway station is the major railway station located near Amod at a distance of 52 km away. The other railway stations located near Amod railway station are Anakhi railway station at 10 km away and Jambusar road railway station at 10 km away.  

Hotels near Amod Railway Station

Many quality hotels are sited nearby Amod Railway station like Hotel Corona at 30 km away, Hotel Sky Horse at 30 km away, Hotel Palmland at 32 km away and Hotel Shlimar at 32 km away.

Fast Facts about Amod

State: Gujarat
District: Bharuch
Latitude: 22.00° North 
Longitude: 72.87° East
Altitude: 15 meters
STD Code: 02641
Pin Code: 392110
Local Language: Gujarati and Hindi

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