Modasa is a city and a municipality in Aravalli district in the Indian state of Gujarat.
Modasa became headquarters of new Aravalli district, carved out from tribal-dominated areas of Sabarkantha. The new district was declared on January 26, 2013 and formed on August 15, 2013.
It is an economic center for agricultural exports, at both the provincial and national levels. As a center for the surrounding villages, Modasa acts as a transportation hub for both residents and tourists, and has two large hospitals. The city also provides a nucleus of doctors for the people of northern Gujarat and some migrants of southern Rajasthan.
Medusa is emerging as an education center for the area, with new pharmacy and engineering colleges and CBSE school supplementing the more traditional educational faculties. The city now has colleges of law, science, education, arts, commerce, and a pharmacy, as well as business administration to MBA BBA and BCA levels. .