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Mahatma Mandir is a convention centre and a memorial located at sector 13, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. It is inspired from life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. It is one of the biggest convention centre of India spread over 34 acres.

It was developed by Government of Gujarat.Business summits like Vibrant Gujarat Global Investor Summit 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017 were organised here.

Government of Gujarat wanted to develop Mahatma Mandir as a place of unity and development. Sand was brought in urns by representatives of all 18,066 villages of Gujarat and emptied it in the foundation of the Mahatma Mandir.A time capsule was buried under Mahatma Mandir containing history of state in 2010 at the ground breaking ceremony.

It was built by Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Shapoorji Pallonji And Company Limited in two phases. Its planning and design is environment friendly.

Phase 1 of Mahatma Mandir was constructed in nine months starting from May 2010 to January 2011 at cost of Rs 135 crore. It includes a convention centre, three big exhibition halls and small halls having conferencing facility.

Phase 2 includes construction of salt mound memorial, a garden, a suspension bridge, wind mills and development of parking space at cost of Rs 80 crore.

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