Sindkheda, with a population of 10,579 in 1961, is the headquarters of taluka of the same name lying about 48.28 km. (30 miles) north of Dhulia, the district headquarters. It is connected with Dhulia by a first class tar road and has a railway station on the Surat-Bhusaval chord of the Western Railway about two and a half miles (4 km.) from the town proper. The town has the usual government offices, a police station, a post and telegraph office, a branch market yard,, a taluka sale and purchase union, a civil dispensary with a maternity ward attached to it and a veterinary dispensary. A high school and two primary schools are the only educational institutions. Sindkheda taluka has fertile land yielding rich crops of cotton, jovar, bajra, . groundnut and wheat. About 140 wells, 45 of them fitted with. electric pumps, serve to irrigate the crops. Drinking water is obtained from private as well as public wells. Weekly bazar is held on Mondays.