GENERAL INFORMATION

 

VENUE

 

The venue of the Conference will be the Parliament Library Building, adjacent to the Parliament House in New Delhi.

 

The Conference will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Speaker of Lok Sabha, Shri Somnath Chatterjee, at 11.00 AM on 18 January 2005 in the Main Committee Room of the Parliament House Annexe.  Prior to that, at 10.45 AM, a Group Photograph of all Delegates and Observers will be taken.  Delegates may assemble in the Foyers of their Hotels latest by 0930 AM from where they will be picked up by our Transport team.  Similarly, they will be picked up on all Conference days from the Hotel Foyers.

 

FLIGHT INFORMATION

 

Please let us know your flight details.  We are making arrangements to pick you up at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.  Look out for the APLAP Desk at the airport

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ACCOMMODATION

 

Most of the Delegates will be staying at The Claridges Hotel, which is a short distance from the main venue.  Some others have opted for Samrat Hotel which is very near to The Claridges.

 

The Claridges

12, Aurangzeb Road

New Delhi – 110 011

India

 

Tel:  91+11+23010211

Fax: 91+11+23010625

 

Info@claridges.com

www.claridges.com

 

Samrat Hotel,

Kautilya Marg,

New Delhi - 110021.

 

Tel:      91+11+26110606

Fax:     91+11+24679056

 

http://theashokgroup.com/samrat_hotels.htm

 


REGISTRATION

 

All Delegates/Observers are requested to contact our Registration Desk in the Hotel Foyer.  Please register at this Desk and collect your Identity Cards and other relevant literature.

 

IDENTITY CARDS

 

All Delegates and Observers are requested to wear the Identity Cards on all occasions.  For security reasons, admission to the Conference facilities and to all programme activities will be limited to those wearing identity badges.  Delegates and accompanying persons are, therefore, kindly requested to display their badges prominently.  They are also advised not to carry cell phones, etc. to the Parliament Complex.

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

Transport services will be provided for all activities included in the Conference Programme.

 

COUNTRY REPORTS

 

Please mail your Country Report urgently.  We appreciate if you could e-mail your paper as a Word document attachment at the same time so that we can prepare the timetable for the Sessions and make sufficient number of copies for distribution at the Sessions.

 

EQUIPMENT FOR PRESENTATION

 

If you are going to make a presentation by using equipment such as a laptop computer, please let us know your computer specifications so that we can confirm that you do not face any technical problems during your presentation at the Conference.

 

INTERNET FACILITIES

 

Contact any officer on duty at the APLAP Conference venue for accessing the internet.  We have set aside a few terminals to enable you to access the internet, your e-mail, etc.

 

LOCAL SIGHT-SEEING

 

We have arranged a sight-seeing tour of Delhi in the afternoon of 18 January 2005.  Please contact our officers for more details.

 

AGRA TOUR

 

Please inform the Conference officials about your participation in the tour of Agra; we need your details for booking your tickets.  Kindly note that the tour is on 20 January 2005.  The train leaves Delhi at 0600 AM.  Delegates staying at Samrat Hotel may assemble in the Foyer at 04.50 AM from where they will be picked up.  From The Claridges, Delegates will be picked up at 05.10 AM.

 

SPOUSES PROGRAMME

 

We have with us some Delegates whose spouses are also coming along.  For the spouses, we shall be arranging some local sight-seeing and shopping facilities.  Do let us know your preferences.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

 

We have arranged a photographer to cover the entire Conference, including the tour of Agra and local sight-seeing.  Photographs will be put on display near the Conference Hall.  Please procure copies on payment from the photographer. Photography is strictly prohibited in  the Parliament Complex.

MEDICAL SERVICES

 

In case of any medical emergency, please contact any of our officers.  While at Hotel, call the Assistance Desk.   We have made special arrangements to meet such contingencies if they arise.

 

CLIMATE

 

January is a winter month in Delhi.   The maximum temperature will be approximately 21°C (69.8°F) and the minimum will be about 07°C (44.6°F).  Please bring necessary woollen clothing/coats/sweaters/gloves/umbrellas, etc. as per your needs. 

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In case of any difficulty, please ask for help from any of our officers on duty.  For any further queries, contact :

 

            K. Vijayakrishnan 
                        Director

                                                The 8th APLAP Conference Secretariat

                                                Room No. 073, ‘J’ Block

                                                Parliament Library Building

                                                New Delhi – 110 001

                                                India

                                               

Phone:            91-11-23034845

                                                Fax:                 91-11-23016495/23016580

                                                E-Mail:            kvk@sansad.nic.in