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Shimla

60th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF STAI

19TH -21ST SEPTEMBER 1998
VENUE : RITZ BANQUET HALL, THE RIDGE, THE MALL, SHIMLA

The 60th Annual Convention of the Sugar Technologists' Association of India will be held at RITZ BANQUET HALL, The Ridge, The Mall, Shimla (Tel. No. : 0177 - 252413) from 19th - 21st Sept. `98. The inauguration will take place on 19th Sept. `98 at 11.00 A.M.

Call for Papers

You are requested to attend and contribute papers on recent developments in sugarcane agriculture, sugar technology, sugar engineering and co-products for this Convention. The subject matter of the papers can be viewed here. You can write papers on any other topic also.

Deadline : Please send your papers by 31st July '98.

S.N. GUNDURAO MEMORIAL LECTURE

The S.N. Gundurao Memorial Lecture is a tribute to Late Sh. S.N. Gundurao's contribution in the field of sugar industry and his service to the sugar technology in particular.

A Lecture Series known as the "S.N. Gundurao Memorial Lecture" was instituted in 1987 and is held during the Annual Convention. World renowned Indian and Foreign experts are invited to deliver the lecture.

This year's lecture has been focused on Milling vs Diffusion and shall be delivered by the eminent world renowned scientist - Dr. Peter Rein - Vice Chairman ISSCT, Chairman Technical Committee ISSCT and Technical Director Tongaat Hulett Sugar Ltd. The lecture shall be held on the inaugural day of the annual convention on 19th of Sept. `98 at 11.30 A.M.

Delegation Fees for the Convention

1. Members of the AssociationRs. 700.00
2.Non MembersRs. 1200.00
3.Accompanying SpouseRs. 500.00

EXHIBITION - Sugar Expo `98

  • Dates : 19th - 21st of September (3 days)
  • Space available : 10 stalls
  • Unit Stall Size : 3m x 3m size
  • Cost for three days : Rs.15,000/-
  • Payment : via DD in favour of STAI by 31st of August '98.

ACCOMPANYING SPOUSE PROGRAMME

Kufri & adjoining areas of Shimla are some of the attractions for ladies.

HOTELS & JOURNEY RESERVATIONS

We have booked hotel accomodation in three category hotels whose details are given below. All rates are for double room inclusive of tax and breakfast.

CATEGORY  NAME OF THE HOTEL RATES
A. The Oberoi Clark
The Mall
Shimla - 171 001
Tel. : (0177) 212991-5
Fax : (0177) 211321  
2900/-
B.1. East Bourn Resort
Near Bishop Cotton School
Khallini
Shimla - 171 002
Tel. : (0177) 223669, 223670
Fax : (0177) 2238902. 
1500/-
B.2.Hotel Combermere
The Mall
Shimla - 171 001
Tel : (0177) 213987, 204220
Fax : (0177) 252251 
1500/-
C.1.Hotel Cosmos
The Mall
Shimla
Tel. : (0177) 252140 253534
Fax.: (0177) 202033  
Standard - 550/-
Deluxe - 750/-
C.2.Hotel Shivalik
The Ridge
Shimla
Tel. : (0177) 213333, 211122  
Standard - 550/-
Deluxe - 750/-
C.3.Hotel Shringar
The Mall
Shimla
Tel. : (0177) 252881, 252998  
Standard - 550/-
Deluxe - 750/-
C.4.Hotel Mayur
The Ridge
Shimla - 171 001
Tel. : (0177) 252392, 93, 98
& 254919  
Standard - 550/-
Deluxe - 750/-

Official Travel Agent

M/s. International Travel House have been retained as Official Travel Agent for bookings of hotel & air/rail/road journey. Please contact :

BUS/TRAIN/AIR CONNECTIONS

Shimla is situated at a distance of 350 km from Delhi. You can go to Shimla by Car/Taxi/Deluxe Bus/Train/Air, details of which are as follows :

DELUXE COACH
Every Night after 2100 hrs from Scindia House, Connaught Place, New Delhi
.

SEMI DELUXE
From ISBT -
  • Haryana Roadways -
    • Dep. Del 0720 hrs. Arr Shimla 1630 hrs
    • Dep. Del 2100 hrs. Arr Shimla 0600 hrs.
  • Himachal Roadways -
    • Dep. Del 0930 hrs. Arr Shimla 1830/1900 hrs.
    • Dep. Del 2030 hrs. Arr Shimla 0630 hrs.
    • Dep. Del 2230 hrs. Arr Shimla 0800 hrs.
TRAINS FROM DELHI/NEW DELHI TO KALKA
& CONNECTING TRAIN TO SHIMLA AND BACK
TRAIN NO. DEP ARR
1. 2311 Howrah Kalka Mail 2245 (Delhi) 0500 (Kalka)
a) 241 Shivalik Express 0530 (Kalka) 1015 (Shimla)
b) 251 Mail 0620 (Kalka) 1125 (Shimla)
a) 242 Shivalik Express (Return) 1745 (Shimla) 2230 (Kalka)
b) 252 Mail (Return) 1800 (Shimla) 2310 (Kalka)
2312 Kalka Howrah Mail (Return)

2330 (Kalka) 0625 (Delhi)
2. 4096 Himalayan Queen 0600 (New Delhi) 1105 (Kalka)
255 Express 1150 (Kalka) 1720 (Shimla)
256 Express (Return) 1055 (Shimla) 1605 (Kalka)
4096 Himalayan Queen (Return) 1655 (Kalka) 2215 (N.Delhi)

 

TRAINS FROM NEW DELHI TO CHANDIGARH/KALKA
& BACK
TRAIN NO. DEP ARR
1. 2011 Shatabdi Express for Chandigarh 0730 1030
2012 Shatabdi Express (Return)

1220 1520
2. 2005 Shatabdi Express for Kalka 1715 2100
2006 Shatabdi Express 0600 0950

There are many buses/taxies available from Kalka to Shimla and from Chandigarh to Shimla & back.

FLIGHT - JAGSON AIRLINES -
SUBJECT TO OPERATION/WEATHER CONDITION
Delhi to Shimla - Daily - Dep. Del 0530 hrs Arr Shimla 0630 hrs
Shimla to Delhi - Daily - Dep. Shimla 0745 hrs Arr Delhi 0845 hrs

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