International Conference on Radiological Emergency and Management
9-11 FEBRUARY, 2019
JAIPUR, RAJASTHAN, INDIA
Dear Colleagues & Friends,
We are looking forward to welcoming you at Jaipur, India. Here we are going to share some useful information about Jaipur which may be helpful for you.
Indian Standard Time (IST) is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of GMT.
Weather and Climate
February days in Jaipur are very pleasant but the nights are cold. The temperatures settled between 12°C TO 25°C. Please check http://city.imd.gov.in/citywx/touristwx.php for up-to-date weather forecasts.
It will be cool during mornings and evenings, so we will suggest that you carry some hoodies and jackets.
The Indian Rupee is the currency of India. The currency code for Rupees is INR, and the currency symbol is ₹.
1 US Dollar is 71.025 Indian Rupees (on 18th Nov 2018).
Frequently used: ₹1, ₹2, ₹5, ₹10
Frequently used: ₹5, ₹10, ₹20, ₹50, ₹100, ₹200, ₹500, ₹2000
Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks and money changers. Majority of the credit cards are accepted at most cash points (ATM machines), stores, restaurants and hotels.
People and Language
India has 23 constitutionally recognized official languages. Hindi and English are typically used as an official language by the Central Government.
Hindi is the most widely spoken language in northern parts of India.
Telephone and Internet
- Calling India from abroad: dial your country’s international access code, then 91 (India’s country code), then the area code (without the initial zero), then the local number. For mobile phones, the area code and initial zero are not required.
- Calling internationally from India: dial 00 (the international access code), then the country code of the country you’re calling, then the area code (without the initial zero) and the local number.
- Land-phone numbers have an area code followed by up to eight digits.
- Toll-free numbers begin with 1800.
Free Wi-Fi facility at Conference venue and public places like Airport, Hotels, Restaurants and cafes may offer free Wi-Fi hotspot.
Jaipur is well connected to the capital Delhi and almost every part of India and to travel within the city there are various means of transportation including buses, Trains, auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws and taxis. Private taxis and cabs (Ola & Uber) are also available to travel in and around the city. Train networks are wide and AC coaches are preferred in winters. Taxis can be hired or booked through the travel agents.
Local city travel and Agra tour travel can be organized by the organizer on prior request at reasonable rates.
Jaipur International Airport (JAI) is located in the suburb of Sanganer, about 9.4 km from the conference venue. Nonstop direct flights for Malaysia, Bangkok, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur are available.
Jaipur Junction railway station (JP) is located in Hasanpura, about 5 km from the conference venue. The inter-state bus terminal, Sindhi Camp is also close to the station.
India uses 230 Volts, 50 Hz alternating current as the power sources. Plugs and sockets have either grounded/earthed 3 pin connections (Type D) or ungrounded 2 pin connections (Type C).
Places to visit in Jaipur
Jaipur known as the “Pink City” because of the color of the stones used for many of its notable structures, Jaipur draws visitors with its chaotic street life and a slew of colorful bazaars selling everything from handmade pottery to tie-dye scarves ad it is a fascinating Indian city that boasts the finest examples of Rajasthan architecture and history. There are magnificent forts, sumptuous palaces and inspiring religious temple.
Jaipur is situated between Delhi and the popular western Rajasthan area, therefore the city is a convenient destination to add to any tour of the region. The Golden Triangle Tour, which shows you some of the best cities of India, in a short time period. Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, form the three points of this journey.
Delhi is 268 km and Agra (famous for TajMahal) is 235km away from Jaipur.
In Jaipur most of the visitor attractions includes Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal,City Palaces, Amer Fort, Jantar Mantaar,Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, Albert Museum, Amar Jawan Jyoti (flame of immortal soldiers) and the ChokhiDhani.
Please Check http://www.tourism.rajasthan.gov.in/jaipur.html
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