Mahatma Mandir is surely the jewel in the crown of Gandhinagar, administrative capital of Gujarat. Sprawled across an area of approximately 34 acres, Mahatma Mandir immaculately showcases the state’s prosperity which is also mirrored in the edifice’s architectural grandiose and extravagance. The life and times of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who earned the epithet of ‘The Father of the Nation’ influenced the blueprint of the Mahatma Mandir Convention-cum-Exhibition Center.
The gigantic modern building complex complete with the exhibition halls and convention center was constructed for holding global seminars, conferences, and meets. The air-conditioned exhibition centers and halls are equipped with high-tech facilities offering the perfect environments for staging both international and national symposiums and conventions. The Central Hall has multiplex-type seating arrangement and can accommodate up to 5000 persons at a time.
Salient Features of Mahatma Mandir
The futuristically designed Mahatma Mandir can leave you simply spellbound with its imposing structure. The complex has a two-tiered atrium or foyer and the entire compound has sufficient space for seating 15,000 people at any given time. There is one plush and modernistic meeting room and 7 state-of-the-art conference halls.
There are a total of 4 halls for organizing symposiums with a combined capacity of 2,500. The flooring can withstand large gathering of people and the spaciousness facilitates in smooth movement all around even when the premises are filled to capacity. The architectural plan and construction of the Mahatma Mandir has been in accordance with green technology and executed by paying heed to environmental concerns.
There are sufficient travel desks, ATMs, food courts, washrooms, and restrooms for those holding and participating in the meets. The parking area has the capacity to accommodate a large number of vehicles. The wastewater goes through stages of recycling and is used for irrigational and flushing purposes. Hybridized renewable energy is harnessed for powering street lights.
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The Mahatma Mandir is located at a distance of approximately 20kms from Ahmedabad International Airport and about 30kms from Kalupur railway station. It is situated in sector 13 of Gandhinagar and is spread over an area of 0.053 sq mi.