Jalandhar, an ancient city in Punjab, ruled by the Hindus and the Mughals in succession, is believed to be the oldest city in Punjab. The city with major road and rail connections, is a market for agricultural products, textiles, leather goods, hand tools, wood products and sporting goods. Jalandhar is a highly industrialized centre being India's chief producer of world- class sports equipment. Popularly called the 'Sports City of India' it not only excels in finest sports industry but also has the distinction of producing some of the best sports persons in the country, especially in the field of Indian Hockey. Jalandhar is also considered a hub for education as many professional institutions are situated in the city. “Pushpa Gujral Science City” situated on Jalandhar-Kapurthala Road is one of the major tourist attractions of the city. It has a very live atmosphere, typical to whole of Punjab. It is situated at a distance of 146 km from Chandigarh and is at a distance of 350 km from New Delhi. Nearest international airport is at Amritsar at a distance of 90 km. Other airports in the vicinity are at Chandigarh and New Delhi.
The Jalandhar city is accessible by railways and Roadways from major cities in different parts of the country. The Institute is located on Jalandhar – Amritsar Highway (NH-1) and is 12 km from Jalandhar Bus Terminal, 10 km from Jalandhar City Railway Station and 16 km from Jalandhar Cantonment Railway Station. The mode of conveyance in the form of Auto/ Share Auto/ Taxis (Ola) is available from the Bus Terminal and Railway Stations. The nearest airport is Adampur (Jalandhar) located at distance of 25 km from the Institute. There is one flight being operated by SpiceJet from New Delhi (Terminal 2) to Jalandhar.
Limited accommodation (chargeable), preferably to student participants will be
provided in the institute hostels on sharing basis. The details of the nearby hotels in
the city will be provided to other delegates who are interested to avail the
accommodation facility. If available, the accommodation to delegates in the
institute guest house may be provided on actual payment basis. No TA/DA will be paid to participants for attending the course.
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