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VI ICLGG -Logistics

Dear Participant:

Welcome to VI ICLGG, Hyderabad!

We are pleased to provide you the consolidated information on logistics and other vital details pertaining to your arrival and stay in Hyderabad, India.

Soft copy of the Conference Programme is available at: http://www.icrisat.org/gt-bt/VI-ICLGG/Program.htm and the same would be available in Conference Kit as well as abstract book (hard copy and soft copy in the pen drive).

Transportation arrangements
  • Please note that the transportation is provided only for those arriving at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad to conference designated hotels and ICRISAT.
  • No transportation is available from Railway Stations/Bus Stand to any hotel. Taxi/Auto at all railway stations/bus stands are available round the clock
  • Separate shuttle from/to airport from/to ICRISAT will be available as per the flight schedule of colleagues staying in ICRISAT campus.
  • For colleagues staying in other conference designated hotels, transportation would be provided from Marriott to other designated hotels.
    The details of shuttle service from Airport to Hotel are as follows:       
Hyderabad Airport -Marriott HotelMarriott Hotel - Hyderabad Airport
September 30, 2012
Shuttle 1: 0430 hrs
Shuttle 2: 0600 hrs
Shuttle 3: 1030 hrs
Shuttle 4: 1300 hrs
Shuttle 5: 1930 hrs
Shuttle 6: 2130 hrs
Shuttle 7: 2330 hrs

October 1, 2012
Shuttle 1: 0430 hrs
Shuttle 2: 1000 hrs
Shuttle 3: 1200 hrs
Shuttle 4: 1500 hrs
Shuttle 5: 1830 hrs
Shuttle 6: 2200 hrs
Shuttle 7: 2330 hrs

October 2, 2012
Shuttle 1: 0130 hrs
Shuttle 2: 0430 hrs
Shuttle 3: 0700 hrs
Shuttle 4: 1000 hrs
Shuttle 5: 1130 hrs
Shuttle 6: 1330 hrs
Shuttle 7: 1700 hrs
Shuttle 8: 2230 hrs
Shuttle 9: 2330 hrs
October 6, 2012
Shuttle 1: 1830 hrs

October 7, 2012
Shuttle 1: 0030 hrs
Shuttle 2: 0300 hrs
Shuttle 3: 0630 hrs
Shuttle 4: 0900 hrs
Shuttle 5: 1230 hrs
Shuttle 6: 1430 hrs
Shuttle 7: 1730 hrs
Shuttle 8: 2125 hrs

October 8, 2012
Shuttle 1: 0030 hrs
Shuttle 2: 0300 hrs
Shuttle 3: 0630 hrs
Shuttle 4: 0900 hrs
Shuttle 5: 1130 hrs
Shuttle 6: 1400 hrs
Shuttle 7: 1700 hrs
Shuttle 8: 1930 hrs
Shuttle 9: 2300 hrs

October 9, 2012
Shuttle 1: 0030 hrs
Shuttle 2: 0300 hrs
Shuttle 3: 0630 hrs

Person holding the VI ICLGG placard would be available at the main exit of arrivals and would be assisting you at the airport.

In case of any emergency you may contact the following persons

  • Pawan Khera Mob. 0091 7702132144
  • Aamir Khan Mob. 0091 9652388333

    In case if you wish to go to Hotel directly instead of waiting for the shuttle, you may hire a Meeru Cab (Tel: 91 40 44224422) or Skycabs (040 49494949) which is available at the airport round the clock and also safer at any time. Please do not hire a pre-paid taxis as they are expensive.

    Transportation on the conference days would be provided from the conference designated hotels and ICRISAT to the conference venue. Participants are requested to kindly note their respective bus numbers and board the same bus. Also participants are requested to adhere to timings strictly.

  Bus schedule on October 2,3,4,6 and 7, 2012   Bus "A1 and A2": ICRISAT - Hotel Marriott (and back), bus to depart from ICRISAT at 0715 hrs

  Bus "B": Pick-up points and timings are as follows:

  • Hotel Transit at 0715 hrs
  • Raj Classic Inn at 0730 hrs
  • Raj Comfort Inn at 0740 hrs
  • Minerva Grand at 0750 hrs
  • Justa the Residence at 0810 hrs

      Bus "C": Best Western Amruta Castle at 0800 hrs

  Return transport would be available subsequently after 30 mins of the conference programme every day.

  In addition to above, special arrangement has been made in the afternoon of Oct 2, 2012 to bring colleagues from ICRISAT and Conference designated Hotels to Marriott Hotel and Convention Centre for participation in the inaugural session. One Bus A2 will depart from ICRISAT at 1530 hrs, Bus B will departs at 1530 hrs from Hotel Transit, 1545 hrs from Raj Classic Inn, 1555 hrs from Raj Comfort Inn, 1605 hrs from Minerva Grand, 1615 hrs from Justa, the Residence and the Bus C will depart at 1625 hrs from Best Western Amrutha Castle.

  In case if any participant wants to participate in the conference according to their convenience may make their own transportation arrangements.

  The venue of the conference is Hyderabad Marriot Hotel and Convention Centre, which is located 21.7 miles from the Airport and Opposite Hussain Sagar Lake.

  Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre
  Opp Hussain Sagar Lake, Tank Bund Road,
  Hyderabad - 500080, India
  Telephone: +91-40-27522105 / +91-40-66522105 / +91-40-27522999 / +91-40-66522999,
  Fax: +91-40-27522888

  For further information about Marriott Hotel, please visit the following link: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/hydmc-hyderabad-marriotthotel-and-convention-centre/
  (Please see the map attached herewith)


  • The registration will be available at Convention Centre Lobby of Hotel Marriott.
  • The registration desk will be open from 09:00 - 17:00 hrs on October 2, 2012 & from 09:00 - 16:30 hrs on other conference days.
  • No internet would be available at the Convention Centre.
  • Participants who require internet are requested to check for the internet availability and charges at their respective hotels.
  City Tour (October 5, 2012)
  Arrangements have been made for City sightseeing/ Bazar tour
  • Buses from Hotel Marriott would depart at 0730 hrs
  • Buses from ICRISAT would depart at 0700 hrs
  • Buses from other Hotels would be arranged at 0700 hrs, so that the participants can reach Hotel Marriott by 0740 hrs
  • Packed lunch and soft beverages will be provided

  After sight-seeing all the participants would be taken to ICRISAT visit followed by a cultural show and dinner.

  Shuttles are organized to drop the participants back at the conference designated hotels. Participants are requested to board the same bus in which they have travelled in the morning.

  In addition, one shuttle bus after dinner on Oct 5, 2012 would be available from ICRISAT (Patancheru) on the following route: Miyapur, Kukatpally, Ameerpet, Punjagutta, Mehdipatnam and Hitech city, for dropping participants at nearby places to the non-conference hotels.

  Hyderabad Weather
  The weather in Hyderabad is generally moderate during October. The average temperatures during the conference days (October 2-7) are 31 C maximum and 22 C minimum

  ICLGG covers the following:
  • Tea/Coffee breaks on all conference days (October 2-7, 2012)
  • Lunch on all conference (October 2-7, 2012) as well as workshop (Oct 1, 2012) days
  • Dinners: Welcome Dinner on October 2, 2012; Social Dinner @ ICRISAT on October 5, 2012 and Gala Dinner at Hotel Marriott on October 6, 2012
  • Heavy snacks will be provided during the poster session on October 3 and October 4, 2012
  • Participants accommodated at ICRISAT would be provided the breakfast during 0630 - 0715 hrs

  Note to Speakers
  ICLGG covers the following:

  Electricity in Hyderabad
  The Electricity and Voltage in Hyderabad is 220 volts ac, 50 cycles. In case your electronic items have flat-pin plugs, then it is advisable to carry a combination plug/adapter that will fit into a round-pin socket. In India, plug point sockets are usually round rather than flat (http://electricaloutlet.org/type-d)

  The currency in India is the Indian Rupee. It is advisable to exchange your foreign currency on arrival at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Taxi drivers/ shops do not accept US$ or any other foreign currency

  Emergency Contact Numbers
  Police            100
  Fire                101
  Ambulance    108

  Conference designated Hotel Contact Numbers (in case, you get stuck somewhere)
  Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre
  Justa The Residence
  Hotel Minerva Grand
  Best western Amrutha Castle
  Hotel Raj Comfort Inn
  Raj Classic Inn
  Transit Hotel
+91 40 27522999
+91 40 6633 6644
+91 40 6730 8888/6611 7373
+91-40 66828222
+91 40 66633888
+91 40 27893871-75
+91 40 27760580
   VI ICLGG Conference Secretariat       
Pawan Khera
+91 7702132144
+91 9963553024
   Have a nice trip!

Looking forward to welcoming you in Hyderabad!










ICAR ICRISAT iclgg2012@gmail.com r.k.Varshney@cgiar.org GCP