About Anklesvar

Anklesvar

Anklesvar, also spelt Ankleshwar and Ankleswar, is an industrial city located in Bharuch district in the state of Gujarat. It is situated at a distance of ten kilometer from the district headquarters Bharuch. Because of such proximity, Bharuch and Anklesvar are often referred as twin cities.

Geography of Anklesvar

Anklesvar is located at 21.6° North latitude and 73° East longitude. The average elevation of the place is 13 meters above the sea level.  The area enjoys the Tropical Savana type of climate. However, the condition here is moderated by sea wind blowing in from the Arabian Sea, which is around 45 Km from here. River Narmada, which flows close to the city, is also another influencing factor.

Summer in Anklesvar is very hot. It starts in the beginning of March and lasts till the end of June. April and May are the hottest month with average temperature reaching up to 40 °C (104 °F). The monsoon generally begins towards the end of May. The rain brings down the temperature and provides relief for the residents. However, the temperature shoots up once more when the monsoon ends in October/ November. The winter generally starts in December and lasts up to February. Since the average temperature in this period remains around 23 °C (73 °F), this is the best time to visit the city.

Administration of Anklesvar

Sewage Treatment Plant in Anklesvar

Since Ankleswar is a taluka under Bharuch the administration of the town is directly supervised by the District Collector of Bharuch.  He/she is the senior-most officer in the district and is required to look into every aspect of administration of the entire district. Although s/he is posted at the district headquarters Bharuch, you may contact him at the following address:

Office of the District Collector
Railway Colony
Bharuch, Gujarat
Pin Code: 392001
Office Phone Number: 02642 – 240-600
Fax:  02642 – 240-602
Email Id: collector-bha@gujarat.gov.in

Mamlatdar in Anklesvar 

However, the day to day administration of the taluka is carried on by a Mamlatdar. He works directly under the District Commissioner and the Prant Officer, also known as Sub Divisional Officer or SDO. Like the DC, the Mamlatdar is also required to undertake multiple duties. However, in general he acts as the chief coordinator of the Taluka and conducts revenue administration within his jurisdiction.

It is to be noted that the Mamlatdar of Ankleswar is the custodian of land records of the entire Taluka. In addition, he has to keep a constant vigil on government land and see that it is not encroached upon. He is also required to prevent theft of government properties and see that government dues are recovered on time. He is also required to see that the right to property of the people is respected and any revenue issues arising from such matters are sorted out as soon as possible. Hence if you are facing any kind of problem, you must first approach him.

The Mamlatdar in Ankleshwar is available at 2646-227-648

Prant officer in Anklesvar

The Prant Officer of Ankleswar is also the Deputy Collector in charge of the Taluka. He too has to undertake multiple duties. For example he has to see the non agricultural land assessments are expedited and revenue collection is increased. In addition, it is his duty to stamp out malpractices, solve issues pertaining to the urban areas and municipalities, check work on city survey, keep a check on subordinate officers etc. Effective disaster management and rehabilitation also fall under his jurisdiction.

In case of any emergency you may contact him at 2646-227-648.

Municipality in Anklesvar

Anklesvar Town

However, the civic administration of Ankleswar is provided by its Municipal Committee. To offer effective services, the city has been divided into 12 wards, each of which is represented by an elected representative.

Of late, Ankleswar Municipal Committee has taken up a beautification plan and has approved of Rs. 45 crores for that purpose. The committee has not only decided to broaden the city roads, but has also decided to put up proper road dividers and paver blocks at the sides of the main roads. Besides, they also aim improve the drainage system and also remove all kinds of encroachments.   In addition, 65 new electric polls have also been installed in various parts of the city.

Bharuch Ankleshwar Urban Development Authority

The twin cities of Bharuch and Ankleswar have been united under Bharuch Ankleshwar Urban Development Authority (BAUDA). It has been created in order to allocate grants, monitor and supervise the urban development schemes to be implemented by respective municipalities.

Court in Ankleswar

The Civil Court in Ankleshwar is located conveniently on NH 8 close to the main Bus Stand and the Railway Station. Apart from Ankleshwar, this court caters to three other talukas , namely Hansot, Jhagadia and Valia. In May 2013, a new court building has been inaugurated by the then Principal District Judge R. M. Dave. It has all the facilities required for speedy dissension of justice. In case of any necessity you may contact the court officials at 02646-254-153

Apart from a Taluka Court, the city also has an Additional District Court. Since the city has many industries located within its periphery there is also a demand for a labor court in the city. 

Police Stations in Ankleshwar

The police force in Ankleswar is the custodian of the law and order situation of the town. Following are the two main police stations where one can lodge complain and receive help in case of necessity:

City Police Station
Chaita Bazaar
Near Nagrik Bank,
Phone No: 2646-247-352
Mobile No: 89803-94253

GIDC Police Station
Sardar Patel Road
Opposite Center Point, GIDC
Phone No: 2646-225-551

Fire Brigade in Anklesvar

Ankleshwar also has two fire stations. One of them is located in Jalaram Nagar area on State Highway 6 and the other in GIDC area.

Post Office in Anklesvar

Ankleswar has three main post offices. Among them the Main Dak Ghar (Post Office) is located in Chautala Bazaar. You may contact it at 2646-247-802.

Beside the main Dak Ghar, there are two other post offices located within the town. Among these two, one is located in ONGC Township on SH 64. You may contact it on 2646-233-65. The other, known as Rail Dak Sewa, is located near the Railway Station on Station Road.

Business and Economy in Anklesvar

Business and Economy in anklesvar

The business and economy of Ankleswar is mainly based on its many industries. The city has more than one thousand medium and small scale industries, most of which deal in chemical products such as fertilizers, paints, pesticides, pharmaceuticals etc. In addition, the city is also home to number of big industries. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC), Godrej, Glaxo, Asian Paints, Sun Pharma etc are few of them. In addition to it, there are many other government as well as private offices and undertakings, which make significant contribution to the economic stability of the town.  Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) is also doing its bit to sustain such developments. In fact, Ankleshwar houses the largest industrial estate set up by GIDC in Gujarat.

Banks in Anklesvar

To cater to the needs of the industrial houses as well as private individuals almost all major banks have opened up their branches in Anklesvar. Following are some of the major banks in the city:

Allahabad Bank
Raj Kamal Arcade
Old NH 8
IFSC Code: ALLA0212407
MICR Code: 393010001
Branch Code: 212407

Axis Bank
Plot No. 618 / 619, GIDC
Near Ankleshwar Industrial Association
Telephone: 02646-226 521/ 22/224755/766
IFSC Code: UTIB0000458
MICR Code: 393211001
Branch Code:  000458

Bank of Baoda
Dinesh Shopping Centre
Pirman Naka
Telephone: 02642-247613
IFSC Code: BARB0ANKLES
MICR Code: 393012051
Branch Code: ANKLES

Bank of Baroda
Plot No: 67, GIDC
Telephone: 02646-222202/226713/225322
IFSC Code: BARB0INDANK
MICR Code: 393012052
Branch Code: INDANK

Bank of Baroda
Rajdeep Park
Valia Road
Contact No: 1800223344
IFSC Code: BARB0KOSAMD
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: KOSAMD

Bank of India
Plot No. C/3/10 - B, GIDC,
Telephone: 02646-222002
IFSC Code: BKID0003003
MICR Code: 393013051
Branch Code: 003003

Central Bank
Near State Bus Depot
Station Road
Telephone No:  022-22612008
IFSC Code: CBIN0284469
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: 284469

Central Bank of India
GIDC Estate
Old NH 8
Telephone No: 02646-220262
IFSC Code: CBIN0282558
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: 282558

Canara Bank
Omkar Complex
Station Road
IFSC Code: CNRB0003804
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: 003804

Corporation Bank
Kuber Plaza
Station Road
Telephone No: 02646 - 242544 / 242545
IFSC Code: CORP0001251
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: 001251

Dena Bank
Opposite Dr. Backs Factory
GIDC
Telephone: 02646-222671/220941
IFSC Code: BKDN0210868
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: 210868

Development Credit Bank
Hotel Highway Inn
Piraman
Telephone: 02646-253-885
IFSC Code: DCBL0000045
MICR Code: Non MICR
Branch Code: 000045

HDFC Bank
Commercial Plot - 73/P, GIDC,
S A Motors Building
Telephone: 02646 -227702, 03, 05
IFSC Code: HDFC0000255
MICR Code: 393240051
Branch Code: 000255

HDFC Bank

5701-A GIDC
IFSC Code: HDFC0002677
MICR Code: 393240052
Branch Code: 002677

ICICI Bank
VIRAL HOUSE,
5701/A GIDC
Telephone: 022 - 67574314 / 4322
IFSC Code: ICIC0000258
MICR Code: 393229002
Branch Code: 000258

IDBI Bank
Ganesh Agency Building
Old National Highway: 8
Telephone No: 022 - 67574314 / 4322
IFSC Code: IBKL0000261
MICR Code: 393259051
Branch Code: 000261

Prime Cooperative Bank
Narmada Arcade GIDC
Phone No: 02646-222585
IFSC Code: PMEC0103431
MICR Code: 393250051
Branch Code: 103431

Punjab National Bank
Plot No. 4 - A, TPFP No.95,
Station Road
Telephone No: 02646-247414
IFSC Code: PUNB0390100
MICR Code: 393026051
Branch Code: 390100

Union Bank of India
Near Panchayat Bhawan
Station Roda
Telephone:  02646 - 246790 / 249566
IFSC Code: UBIN0539490
MICR Code: 393026051
Branch Code: 539490

United Bank of India
Omkar Complex
Valia
Telephone No: 02646-220506
IFSC Code: UTBI0ANKM11
MICR Code: Non MiCR
Branch Code: ANKM11

Vijaya Bank
IFSC Code: VIJB0007325
MICR Code: 393029001
Branch Code: 007325

Varacha Coperative Bank
16, Square, Jaldhara Chowk di
Valia Road
Telephone No:  02646-254804
IFSC Code: VARA0289011
MICR Code: 393289051
Branch Code: 289011

Hospitals in Ankleshwar

Near Jayaben Modi Hospital

People have a right to good health. To provide treatment to the sick, many hospitals have opened their units within the city. Following are some of them:
  1. Anjani Maternity Home on Sation Road – 02646-246-721
  2. Anand Hospital on Station Road – 02646-246-783
  3. Astha Hospital near GIDC Bus Stop – 02646-222-050
  4. Gandhi Hospital on Station Road – 02646-257-317
  5. Jayaben Modi Hospital on Vaila Road - 02646 239-2196 / 224-550 / 222-220
  6. Kruti Ear Nose and Throat Hospital opposite Rotary Circle – 02646-245-728
  7. Mamta Children’s Hospital on Station Road – 02646-246-582, 98252-45760
  8. Niyanand Hospital near ONGC Workshop -02646-244-111 /241-444
  9. Sarvajanik Hospital on SH 64 – 02646-248-461
  10. Soni Maternity and Surgical Hospital – 02646-650-283, 96377-68850
  11. Shrijee Hospital on Station Road - 02646-247-488, 98241-00171
  12. Sushrusha Hospital on Station Road – 02646-259-296
  13. Patel Surgical Hospital on Station Road – 02646-246-535
  14. Rudraksha Hospital at C48/1 GIDC Estate – 02646-226-753
  15. Welcare Hospital on Panoli Road – 02646-650655 / 650656
  16. Yash Orthopedic Hospital at Valia Chowk – 02646-220-303

Things to do in Anklesvar

Although most people visit Ankleswar on business purposes, there are quite a few places of tourist interest in and around the city. Among them, the Ankleswar Tirth is of most popular. Besides, you must take time to visit Golden Bridge across Narmada. Millennium Park is also worth a visit; it is the oldest park in Anklesvar. Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation has also established many Children’s Park, Joggers Park, swimming pools, sports club; you may also visit them.

Shopping in Ankleswar

Shopping in Anklesvar

Ankleshwar also offer great scope for shopping. Lake View Plaza Mall is one of the prime locations for that. In addition, to excellent shopping opportunity, it has emerged as a hub of entertainment in this part of Gujarat. Therefore, if you are in Ankleswar, you must visit it at least once. Shops here sell both branded and non branded products and therefore, you are sure to get whatever you want. Following is its address and contact details:

Lake View Palza Mall
Valia Road
Opposite GIDC Lake
Ankleshwar
Phone No: 097277-6007

Chauta Bazaar is another place where you can go for shopping. It has lines of shops selling different kinds of wares. You can buy or simply window shop here savoring the real smell of Gujarat.

Important Facts about Anklesvar

Taluka: Anklesvar
District: Bharuch
State: Gujarat
Assembly Constituency: Anklesvar
Lok Sabha Constituency: Bharuch
Pin Code: 393001 (City) and 393002 (GIDC)
STD Code:  02646
Vehicle Registration Number: GJ - 16

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