About Delhi

Delhi , the capital of INDIA, is a cosmopolitan city. It presents a unique amalgam of ancient history with modernity. The visitor is enchanted by the magnificence of the relics of ancient (5000 years old) Hindu era, the glory of Moghul Monuments and the grandeur of modern buildings and shopping centers. The varied cultural activities offer myriad experiences, which speak of the unity in diversity of this country. The amalgamation of various cultures, traditions, religions has painted Delhi in colours, which are brought from all over India. It is a perfect introduction to the cultural wealth, the complexities and dynamism of India. Delhi has always been the hub of activity, art, culture and the history of the whole country and continues to be so. Delhi is one of the most historic capitals in the world and its monuments- Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Lotus temple and many more attractions for tourists. It has engulfed all the ancient city sites and Yamuna river flows through it

Akshardham temple is one of the latest attractions of New Delhi. This is a temple with an abode of God, a Hindu house of worship, and a spiritual and cultural campus dedicated to devotion, learning, and harmony. This temple is a humble tribute to God Swaminarayan (1781- 1830), the avatars, devas and great sages of Hinduism. More information can be explored by visiting their website .

Delhi is surrounded by adjoining states viz., Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Haryana. One of the seven wonders of the modern world, the Taj Mahal in Agra  (200 km from Delhi), is the greatest monumental marvel. The bird sanctuary at Bharatpur (190 km from Delhi) is famous for around 380 bird species and spread in 29 sq km stretch. The Pink City of  Jaipur (265 km from Delhi), exuberant with colour, is famous for its magnificent forts and palaces. The Himalayan region of Himachal is worth visiting for the tourists who visit India. For other places, one can explore http://tourism.gov.in/ . In addition to this, tourists can also explore http://www.theashokgroup.com/index.php for more information about tourist places and packages. Delhi is well connected with many parts of the world. Most of the countries are having flights for Delhi. Delhi is also equally connected with rail and bus transit system including Delhi Metro Rail Service for roaming around in the city.

National Agricultural Science Museum (NASM) , situated in the National Agricultural Science Centre campus of the ICAR in New Delhi, is the first of its kind in the country. Spread over a two storey specially designed building of floor area of 23000 sq ft, the museum portrays the development of agriculture in India since prehistoric time and the present state-of-the-art technology in modern agriculture with futuristic projection. NASM has been conceptualized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, and designed and developed by National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, India. Its main attractions are “Touch and Explore” quizzes and “Water Cycle” for children, “Vedic Village”, “Speaking Statue”, “Agriculture and Solar Calendar”, and “Six Pillars of Agriculture” which gives information about Soil, Water, Climate, Tool, Seeds and Peasants.


In the month of November, winter would have started in India. The temperatures in Delhi will be from 13-26 0 C (37.4-39.2 0 F) to 15-28 0 C (59-64.4 0 F). Light woolen clothes are recommended during the period of the conference.