Vasad (Gujarati: વાસદ) is a small town in the state of Gujarat in western India. Its located on the banks of the river Mahisagar
The ancient city of "VASUDHANAGARI", now known as VASAD, situated on the banks of holy river mahisagar, is the gateway to Charotar. Due to favourable conditions, Vasad always kept in pace for progress. For people dwelling in urban areas as well as students, Vasad has become a favourite picnic spot. Vasad is the junction between Mumbai and Ahmedabad on western railway. There are two railway bridges along with two road bridges which join "VAKAD" area to "CHAROTAR". Both of these are situated in Vasad.
Vasad has had intimate linkes with commerce. The main occupation of people in Vasad is agriculture and business. Tobacco is leading crop produced in Vasad which is closely followed by toor daal. Large toor daal (pulse) processing mills are located in Vasad. Their total number adds up to 45. Toor dal cultivated and processed in Vasad is considered to be the best in quality all over India. It has also started securing fame world wide which has led to an increase in its export. There are five tobacco factories in Vasad. The "Bhattha" tobacco of Vasad is very well known for its quality. Unfortunately, the high consumption... Read More