Travel and Accomodation

 

Kanpur, the second largest industrial city in North India is famous for leather and cotton industries. During British Raj, Kanpur used to be known as the Manchester of the East. It is the economic capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh and is located on the banks of the river Ganges. Kanpur has a rich heritage and appears frequently in Indian mythology, both in the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. Kanpur and adjoining areas mainly, Jhansi and Lucknow, were the epicenters during the first Indian war of independence in 1857.

 

Air connectivity to Kanpur is via Lucknow, which is the nearest airport. Lucknow is connected to IIT Kanpur by national Highway 37 and travel time is approximately one hour and a half. Frequent flights connect Lucknow with Delhi and other Indian Metro cities. The city of Kanpur also enjoys excellent rail connectivity with all major Indian cities. Necessary arrangements shall be made to receive guests from Lucknow airport/Kanpur central railway station. For any concern you may send mails to: stis17@iitk.ac.in.  Pearls international tour and travels, is the travel partner of STIS2017. You may visit the website http://www.travelwithpearl.com/ for travel related assistance. Contact person is Md. Meeraj (cell: +91 9839099913)

 

Efforts shall be made to accommodate delegates inside the campus. Allocation shall be on first come first serve basis and shall involve a payment. There are star city hotels namely, hotel Landmark (website: www.thehotellandmark.com) and hotel Royal Cliff (website: www.hotelroyalcliff.com) which are recommended and wherefrom, daily transport  to the venue  shall be available. Delegates willing to stay in hotels should get in touch with the same directly.

 

 

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