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‘Kem Chho, Amdavad’ – About Ahmedabad
A vibrant city located in India’s western state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad lies on the banks of the Sabarmati River. It is known as Gujarat’s financial capital and is rated as the fastest-growing city in India. Thanks to a prosperous textile industry, the city is often dubbed as “Manchester of the East”. The recognition of Ahmedabad as a “World Heritage City” by UNESCO is a testament to the deep rooting of the city in its history and culture, which co-exists with its bustling business district. The city proudly maintains stunning monuments ranging from the Sarkhej Roza and Sidi Saiyyed Mosque built in the 15th and 16th centuries to the contemporary architecture of Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn. The city also has other famous attractions such as parks, museums, temples, etc.
Reception Venue- Ahmedabad Textile Mill Owner’s Association Building, Near Nataraj Cinema, Ashram Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India - 380009.
Conference Venue - CEPT University, Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus, University Rd, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India - 380009.
Some of the affordable and high-end hotels located near the conference venue in Ahmedabad are listed below:
Ahmedabad is well-connected with the rest of India and the world.
Air- The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD), provides both international and domestic connectivity. It is located 15 Km away from the city center.
Rail- Locally known as the Kalupur station, the Ahmedabad railway station is the center point for railway stations in Gujarat and Western Railway Zone. It bears major connectivity lines with the rest of Gujarat and India.
Road- National Highway 48 links Ahmedabad with New Delhi and Mumbai. Part of the Golden Quadrilateral, National Expressway 1 connects Ahmedabad and Vadodara.
Metro- Various parts of the city are well connected with Metro lines. More information can be accessed here.
Buses- Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) is an efficient road-based transport system used commonly in the city. Similarly, Ahmedabad Municipal Transport Service (AMTS) is also a public bus service in the city.
Concerning the pandemic situation, the conference will be hosted in hybrid mode. Covid rules and protocols will be followed in the offline mode. As of now, COVID policies are easing out in India. However, the situation will be evaluated closer to conference dates to provide up-to-date information on COVID policies and vaccine requirements.