Gandhinagar Railway Station to Under Go Architectural Make-Over. A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has been formed by Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) with Government of Gujarat (GoG) which will be developing Gandhinagar. The station will have architecture in harmony with adjoining Mahatma Mandir and Gandhi Kuteer.
The SPV shall be responsible for operation and maintenance of station, hotel and will have revenue streams from Mahatma Mandir and Gandhi Kuteer as well. A works contract for approximately Rs147 Crore for redevelopment of Gandhinagar station along with construction of a 300 room-hotel on the air space of the station has been awarded and ground-breaking done.
Pile foundation is going on at site. A work of cost ₹ 243.6 Crore is sanctioned by Railway for this and ₹ 40 Crore have been allocated this year.