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The Host City-Lucknow

Lucknow, the city of Adáb (courtesy), Tahzeeb (culture) and Tazeem (civility), is the capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is the eleventh most populous city and the twelfth most populous urban agglomeration of India. Lucknow, which is considered to be The Golden City of the East, has still kept its old-world charm absolutely intact, which is an appealing feature for the visitors and tourists. The city has been given various other names too, such as The Constantinople of India, Shiraz-i-Hind and the Golden City of the East. Its beautiful sprawling gardens, polite mannerisms, fine-cuisine, music, and Shayari (poetry), had found a patronage in the Shia Nawabs of the city who loved Persia. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub, and the seat of power of Nawabs in the 18th and 19th centuries. The imperialistic splendour and magnificence of the Nawabi era has been glorified and eulogized down the ages by writers, poets and historians alike, but has to be seen to be believed. Situated in the northern part of the country, the city displays a rich heritage of education, culture, languages, monuments, cuisine, embroidery, muslins and other light fabric, gold and silver jewellery and a lot more. It continues to be an important centre of governance, administration, education, commerce, aerospace, finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, design, culture, tourism, music and poetry.

Lucknow is host to a large number of research Institutes of the Government of India including the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Central Drug Research Institute, National Botanical Research Institute, etc. as well as four Universities, Colleges for Fine Arts and Architecture, etc. The culture of Lucknow has a great feel and is an amalgamation of complete sophistication, warmth, manners, etiquette, courtesy and a fine taste in standard of living. Many cultural traits of the city have become the landmarks of Tehzeeb. Lucknow is extremely popular stylish and delicate Indian embroideries like Chikan and Lucknavi Zardozi. Lucknow’s cuisine, also known as Awadhi cuisine has a unique delicate style. The major highlights are biryanis, kebabs and breads like, nahari-kulcha, roomali roti and warqi paratha.



The city is very well-connected from different parts of the country. Lucknow is one-hour flight from New Delhi and Delhi Airport is connected by all the major international airlines from all the major airports worldwide. Direct air connections are available in Lucknow to New Delhi, Patna, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Guwahati, Jaipur, Raipur, Dehradun, Chandigarh and other major cities via Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport. The airport has been ranked the second best in the world in small airport category. The airport is suitable for all-weather operations and provides parking facilities for up to 14 aircraft. At present, Air India, Air India Express, Jet Air, GoAir, IndiGo, Saudi Airlines, Flydubai, Oman Air and Air Vistara operate domestic and international flights to and from Lucknow. Covering 1,187 acres (480 ha), with Terminal 1 for international flights and Terminal 2 for domestic flights, the airport can handle Boeing 767 to Boeing 747-400 aircraft allowing significant passenger and cargo traffic.

The Conference Centre: Indira Gandhi Pratishthan

Indira Gandhi Pratishthan (IGP), Gomti Nagar, spread over 25 acres, is centrally located and is surrounded by plenty of five-star hotels. It can accommodate 5000 to 10000 delegates conveniently. This is eco-friendly green campus with ample parking space and easy disable access.

Distance from Airport:                  22 kms
Distance from Railway Station:   11 kms

IGP has state-of-the-art auditoriums of 1500, 600, 400, 200 seating capacity and adequate small meeting rooms. The spacious and well-equipped conference halls are named after planets. With Air-conditioned halls; Uninterrupted power supply; Wi-Fi /Tele/Fax facility; Floor ports/CCTV; Conference rooms; Banquet Hall; Business / VIP lounges; Organisers office; Paved open area; Freight/Passenger Lifts/Escalators; Security; Storage/Housekeeping; LCD Screens/video walls; First aid, etc. IGP, Lucknow caters to all the needs of the participants. With its convention and exhibition halls, executive lounges, cafeterias, parking, and allied facilities available under one roof makes it extremely suitable to hold big events.

Art Gallery:                                         Lawns/Open areas:
Hall 1: 200-250                                   Lawn 1 (L-shaped green area): 1000 People
Hall 2: 100-150                                   Lawn 2 (paved): 4000 people

6 rooms for meeting Parking space for 1000+ vehicles
Neptune Library:
3 Halls each in the Ground and First Floors with 250 seats each
2 halls in Second Floor