About Dhanera

Dhanera is located in Banaskantha district in the north part of Gujarat. You can find mixed crowd in Dhanera with all the people belonging to different castes with Jain being the prominent community there. All the festivals are celebrated here with much enthusiasm, be it Holi, Diwali or Navratri. in Dhanera. Every year many people come to Dhanera for Cha gao Jatra and they are welcomed by  "Shri Dhanera Jain Pal Unit"which is formed by a group of Dhanera locals. Dhanera is a town known for its life and business with its economy mainly based on agriculture, transportation and tourism. The main Language of Dhanera is Gujarati. However people also understand Hindi.The administration in Dhanera is taken care by Nagar palika, Dhanera.

Dhanera in Gujrat

Localities of Dhanera

Dhanera has many prominent roads like bus stand road, Station road. All the major hospitals in Dhanera are located on Station road. Other popular areas of  Dhanera includes Dhanera bazaar and Dantiwada.

Tourism in Dhanera

Shantinath temple in Dhanera

Dhanera is home to Shri Shantinath Swami temple which is one of the oldest temples in India. It is visited by thousands of devotees throughout the year. This temple of is about 150 to 200 years old.The address of Shantinath temple is mentioned below. Dhanera also has mahadev temple along with the temple of Shri Sundarpuri Maharaj.This temple is visited by many devotees on the Pancham of each month.

Sheer Shanthinath Jain Temple
Address: Dhanera,
Gujarat 385310

Geography of Dhanera

Dhanera has longitude of 24.52°N and latitude of 72.02°E with an elevation average around 128 metres. Dhanera is a part of Kankrej Taluka in Banas Kantha District of Gujarat. It is about 64 kilometer away from District head quarters Palanpur and about 182 kilometer from State capital Gandhinagar. Dhanera is surrounded by Tharad Taluka towards west, Dantivada Taluka towards East, Deesa Taluka towards South and  Sanchore Taluka towards North.

Dhanera has a population of 29,578 according to 2011 census with Males constituting 52%  while females were 48% of the total population. Dhanera's Pin code is 385555 and its postal head office is Thara . The weather in Dhanera is pleasant during winters which starts from October and ends in January. Thus, making it the best time to visit Dhanera.

Services in Dhanera

Dhanera in spite of being a small town has all the basic emergency services you would expect including police station, Hospitals and Gas connecting agencies. Most of the services can be availed in and around the station road. All the services available in Dhanera is listed below

Dhanera Police Station
Category: Police station
Address:
Dhanera
Banskantha 385310

Dhanera Post Office
Category: Post Office
Phone number:
02735-223031
Address: Dhanera,
Banskantha 385310

Dhanera Indane
Category: Gas connection agency
Phone number: 9327401298 9925050598
Address: 53, Shriram Shopping Centre,
Dhanera

Dhara Indane
Category: Gas connection agency
Address: Opp. Sindhi High School,
Bangdi Bazar,
Dhanera

Sangini Beauty Parlor
Category: Beauty Parlour
Phone number: (2748) 278121
Address: Dantiwada Colony,
Near Dantiwada Old Bus Stand
Dantiwada,
Dhanera- 385310

Shree Maruti Courier Services
Category: Courier service
Phone number: (2748) 221068
Address: Market Yard Shopping Centre,
Near Dhanera Market Yard
Dhanera Bazaar,
Dhanera- 385310

Jalaram Petroleum
Category: Petrol Pump
Phone number: (2748) 222363
Address: 81, Station Road,
Near Dhanera Market Yard
Dhanera- 385310

Thavar Petrol Pump
Category: Petrol Pump
Phone number: (2748) 221766
Address: Thavar Road,
Near Thavar Check Post
SK Nagar,
Dhanera- 385310

Guest House in Dhanera

Dhanera does not have many hotel for accomodation, however there are few guest houses in Dhanera which has basic accomodation facilities. If you are looking out for comfy hotels, then you need to stay at Palanpur which is about 62 kms away from Dhanera. Few of the guest house in Dhanera are listed below

Ambica Guest House
Phone number: (2748) 222289
Address: Ambica Shopping Centre,
Near Market Yard Shopping Centre
Dhanera Bazaar,
Dhanera- 385310

Binaka Guest House
Phone number: (2748) 223182
Address: 24, Station Road,
Opposite Old Bus Stand
Dhanera- 385310

Banks in Dhanera

Dhanera has about 7 banks spread across the town which includes State bank of India and Bank of Baroda. Dhanera also has Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank. All the banks arelisted belowalog with their Ifsc code, Micr code and branch code.

State Bank Of India

Address: Dist Banas Kantha,
Gujarat 385310
Phone number: 02748-222030/222086
Ifsc code:Sbin0002643
Micr code: 385002107
Branch Code: 002643

Dena Bank
Address: Bazar Rd.,
A&P.Dhanera,
Gujarat - 385310
Phone number: 0278-222130;
Ifsc code: Bkdn0140817
Micr code: Non-Micr
Branch Code: 140817

Hdfc Bank
Address: Dhanera Balaji Plaza
Ganj Market Road
Opp Apmc,
Dhanera
Phone number: 022-30751912/ 2041 / 2042
Ifsc code: Hdfc0002117
Micr code: 385240502
Branch Code: 002117

Icici Bank
Address: Shop No.3/5, 4/6, Shree Chamunda Complex,
Station Road,
Near Madhusudan Market,
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310
Phone number: 08980014101 / 91 2766-230755
Ifsc code: Icic0002121
Micr code: 385229081
Branch Code: 002121

Hdfc Bank
Address: Market Yard,
Dhanera,
Dist Banaskantha  385310
Phone number: 02748 - 223467 /221667
Ifsc code: Hdfc0cdmcbl
Micr code: 385808501
Branch Code: Cdmcbl

Bank Of Baroda
Address: Shri Balaji Plaza,
Near Post Office,
Gunj Bazar Road,
Banaskantha,
Gujarat 385310
Ifsc code: Barb0dhaner
Micr code: Non-Micr
Branch Code: Dhaner

Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank
Address: 1-3, First Floor,
Balaji Plaza,
Gunj Bazar,
Dhanera
Phone number: 223555
Ifsc code: Msnu0000041
Micr code: 385313081 
Branch Code: 000041

Healthcare in Dhanera

Dhanera has quite a few hospital in the town to serve the people. They are majorly located on station road. There is also specialty hospitals like Shrishti children's hospital and Vaibhav eye hospital. On the other hand, Dhanera also has many chemist spread across the town helping people to reach out to medicines to get best possible treatments. The hospitals in Dhanera are listed below.

Prerna Hospital
Phone number: (2748) 221234
Address: Prerna Hospital Building,
Near GEB Sub Station
Station Road,
Dhanera- 385310

Krishna Hospital
Phone number: (2748) 223529
Address: Shivaji Estate,
Near State Bank Of India
Station Road,
Dhanera- 385310

Saraswati Hospital
Phone number: (2748) 221011, 09930859184
Address: 12, Tharad Road,
Near Hanuman Mandir
Dhanera- 385310

Dr. Navneet Hospital
Phone number: (2748) 222772
Address: RS Hospital Lane,
Near Dhanera Railway Station
Station Road,
Dhanera- 385310

Vaibhav Eye Hospital

Phone number: (2748) 223146
Address: Salibhadra Shopping Centre,
Near Dhanera Railway Station
Station Road,
Dhanera- 385310

Shrishty Children Hospital
Phone number: (2748) 221300
Address: 4, Station Road,
Near Dhanera Railway Station
Dhanera- 385310

Saraswati Surgical Hospital
Phone number: (2748) 222011
Address: Station Road,
Near GEB Sub Station
Dantiwada,
Dhanera- 385310

Chemist in Dhanera

Dhanera has many chemist from where you can buy medicines for treatment. These pharmacies are spread across the town and you can find them majorly on bus station road and main road.All the pharmacies in Dhanera are listed below.

Ekta Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9824336490
Address: Jasoda Complex,
Bus Station Road,
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Rajaram Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9924159003
Address: Bus Station Road,
Opposite Super Market
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Nisha Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9979652274
Address: Main Road,
Near Gunj Bazar
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Arbuda Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9426388217
Address: Main Bazar,
Near Madhusudan Market
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Ashokbhai Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9909166033
Address: Opposite Dairy,
Dugdol Moti
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Shubham Medical Store
Phone number: +(91)-9427065030
Address: Khatrivas Main Bazar,
Jadiya Village
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Om SaiI Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9998671333
Address: Opposite Shiv Hotel
Main Road,
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Shivam Medical Store
Phone number: +(91)-9427043520
Address: Opposite General Hospital
Main Road
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Karni Medical Store
Phone number: +(91)-9427598009
Address: Opposite Prathmik Arogya Kendra,
Nenava Village
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Hinglaj Medical & Provision Store
Address: Main Bazar,
Opposite Refral
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Shri Ramdev Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-9909464664
Address: Main Bazar,
Madhusudan Market
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Sharda Medical & Provision Store
Phone number: +(91)-2735-223510
Address: Dharnidhar Complex,
Main Road,
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Ganesh Medical Store
Phone number: +(91)-9428538287
Address: Opposite Primary School,
Bapla Village
Dhanera,
Banaskantha - 385310

Food in Dhanera

Dhanera, like any other small town of Gujrat has many tea stall and small dhabas spread across the highway. Gujrati thalis is served by most of them. Apple food garden restaurant in Dhanera serves delicious  food and you must eat in this restaurant if you are in Dhanera.All the restaurants in Dhanera is listed below

Apple Food Garden & A.C Restaurant
Address: Deesa Highway,
Opp Banas Dairy,
Dhanera,
Gujarat 385310
Phone number: 094285 58990

Babiben & Laherchand Rangi's
Address: Motavas,
Near Ramapir mandir,
Ladhapura, 10,
Dhanera,
Gujarat 385310
Phone number: 094270 43014

New Look Chinese Fast Food
Address: Sagar Trivedi Madhusudan Plaza,
Opp Railway Station,
Dhanera,
Gujarat 385310
Phone number: 095946 12929

Contributions of Dhanera

Dhanera locals has made many contributions towards the society which includes the foundation of "Shri Dhanera Bhuvan" in Palitana. This was done on 19 January 1995 under the guidance of Param Pujya Muniraj Jambuvijay Maharasaheb. The Jain community of Dhanera has also contributed to many charitable institutions like Schools, Hospitals, Boardings, Temples, Ambilshalas etc.Dhanera Panjrapole is also run by the people of Dhanera on the whole at state level. It is one of the institutions doing all it can, in saving the wild life at any cost.

Attractions nearby Dhanera

Deesa near Dhanera

Dhanera has many places to go around and Deesa is the best and closest attraction to it. There are many temple in Deesa which are worth seeing. Other interesting places in Deesa includes Hari Manjil Palace, Darbar Gadh-Juna Deesa, Satrah Sahid Dargah, Sidhambica Temple and Banas River Palanpur, Mount Abu and Ambaji are other attractions close to Dhanera.

Reaching Dhanera

Dhanera in Banskantha district can be reached by road, rail and by air. You can choose any alternative as per your convenience.

By Rail

The first railway line in Dhanera was launched in 1956 by Shri Gaffurbhai Savani and Shri Surajmal Mavajibahi.The closest railway station to Dhanera is Dhanera railway station. However Abu Road railway station which is about 56 km away is a major railway station near to Dhanera.The code for Dhanera railway stationis DQN and its address is mentioned below.

Dhanera Railway Station

Address: Gujarat State Highway 129,
Dhanera,
Banskantha,
Gujrat

There are many trains passing through Dhanera station, the list of which is given below. You can thus reach many major cities around Dhanera
  • Train no: 54831; Jodhpur - Bhildi Passenger
  • Train no: 14801; Jodhpur - Gandhidham BG Express
  • Train no: 14802; Jodhpur Express
  • Train no: 04804; Ahmedabad - Bhagat Ki Kothi Special
  • Train no: 12490; Dadar (Western) Bikaner Express
  • Train no: 54832; Bhildi - Jodhpur Passenger
  • Train no: 54821; Jodhpur - Bhildi Passenger
  • Train no: 04803; Bhagat Ki Kothi - Ahmedabad Special
  • Train no: 54822; Bhildi - Jodhpur Passenger
  • Train no: 12489; Bikaner - Dadar (Western) Super Fast Express

By Air

Dhanera does not have a airport of its own. However, Ahemdabad airport is the closest airport located about 199 km away from Dhanera. You can then hire a taxi or bus to reach Dhanera.

By Bus

Dhanera is well connected by state and national highways. Also there are frequent buses are which helps in travelling to and from neighboring cities and towns to Dhanera.  Both state transport buses and private buses are available from Dhanera.Rajkot and Jamnagar has many buses running to and fro from Dhanera

Shri Shantinath temple in Dhanera is a place not to be missed if you are travelling in Gujrat considering its an ancient idol. Come to Dhanera and get yourself connected to this jain tirthankara.

848
  • SHARE THIS
  • TWEET THIS
  • SHARE THIS
  • COMMENT
  • LOVE THIS 0
  • E-mail

Comments / Discussion Board - About Dhanera

Loader
  • J
    JAYESH RAMSENA from Pantavada 363 Days ago

    I love may siti

    0 0
    Report Abuse
    Reply