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Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

Botanical Garden Rd, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Botanical Garden Area, Howrah, West Bengal - 711103

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The international airport at Kolkata is called the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (Airport code CCU) where one can board international and domestic flights. The airport is along the northern border of the city of Kolkata (slightly to the North East). It is about 17 kilometres from the centre of the city, and about 15 kilometres from the Institute of Engineering and Management, Salt Lake, Kolkata, the venue of the event.


The Sealdah Railway Station and Kolkata Railway Station are very closed (within 10 Kilometres) to the Institute of Engineering and Management, Salt Lake, Kolkata, the venue of the event. Other railway stations such as Howrah Railway Station, Santragachi Railway Junction, and Shalimar Railway Station are within the distance of 20 Kilometres from the event.


If you are coming from the airport or one of the railway stations, it is better to hire a taxi from the prepaid taxi booth. In case you are coming from the airport, you will find the pre-paid taxi booth inside the airport terminal. Please mention that you want to go to IEM Ashram Building, Saltlake Electronics Complex, Sector - 5, Kolkata. You have to pay the fare in this booth and the official at the booth will hand over a slip to you. You have to come out of the airport terminal with the slip. There will be taxi parks just outside the terminal where you will be allotted a taxi on production of the slip. These taxis are yellow or white (with some blue borders) in colour. The West Bengal traffic police maintains a site for the pre-paid taxi service. You also have the following options to hire a taxi from anywhere in Kolkata:


There are a large number of buses and minibuses that pass by the Institute campus. From Howrah Railway Station to the Institute, the buses that pass are 215, 215A, Japani Gate Mini, Tikia Para Mini, AC 12, S12. You can always have a look at the Kolkata Map. From other railway Station, it is better to catch either an auto or a taxi to reach to IEM.


The nearest metro stations to Airport are Noapara and DumDum. The nearest metro station to IEM is Sovabazar, from where many Buses and Auto services are available to IEM.

In case you need any help, call the convenors:
Dr. Soumi Dutta -- +919230266400, +917003705194


A list of hotels:     Click here.

Places to visit

Numerous historic places are there in and around the City. Some of these are

Kalighat Temple Dakhineswar Temple
Netaji Bhawan Victoria Memorial Hall
Indian Museum Belur Math
Iskon Temple at Mayapur Sundarban
Santiniketan Digha
Mandermonmi etc..