Venue and accommodations

The venue of the 13th convention and International Conference, College of Dairy Science and Technology, GADVASU, Ludhiana, is very thoughtfully chosen by the Executive committee of the IDEA Ludhiana, the largest Industrial city of Punjab, established by the Lodhi Emperors in 1481, is commonly known as ‘Manchester of India’. The city is well known for GADVASU, P.A.U., small scale industries, hosiery goods, bicycles, auto parts, textiles, and shopping malls. 

The city is located approximately 320 km from New Delhi and 100 km from Chandigarh. The nearest airport is Chandigarh Airport, officially known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Airport Mohali, (IATA: IXC, ICAO: VICG). The various private taxi services are available directly from airport to Ludhiana. The distance from Ludhiana Junction Railway station (station code: LDH) and Bus Stand to University Campus is about 5 km which can be easily covered by frequent taxi or auto rickshaw services.

Weather

The weather in Ludhiana is generally pleasant during October month (~ 21 to 27°C).

Accommodations

University, sister university and nearby institutes have limited number of accommodations, it is advised that the delegates must submit their travel plan and accommodation requirements well in advance. The guesthouse accommodation will be available only on first come first serve basis (subject to prior registration along with fee). There are a good number of very well-rated hotels near to the university area. The interested delegates may book their hotels well in advance to avoid and rush. The accommodation charges to be born by the delegates and are not included in the registration fee.