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Jaipur is the largest city of Rajasthan is an epitome of magnificence and vibrancy. Jaipur is known as the Pink City of India. It was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II. The city today has a population of 3.1 million. The city is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.

It is a bustling capital city and a business center with all the trappings of a modern metropolis but yet flavored strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveler. Old Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. This royal place is rich in heritage, culture and architecture. With splendid fortresses, majestic palaces, tranquil temples and beautiful havelis stunning backdrop of ancient forts: Nahargarh, Amer, Jaigarh and Moti Doongari are apt testimonials of the bygone era and a reminder of their lingering romance and chivalry.

Jaipur offers a pleasant climate during the winter season. Temperature between October to March remain between 10C – 25C.

Jaipur beckons tourists with a magnificent display of its royal Rajput heritage in its imposing forts and impressive palaces. Jaipur provides word class experience of Elephant Safari, Camping, Boating, Jeep Safari etc. with many places to visit.

The Institute is located in Malaviya Nagar on Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jaipur. Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan state, is situated in Northern India at a distance of around 260 km south of Delhi.


Conference will take place in main building (Prabha Bhawan) of MNIT, Jaipur, which is 100 mtrs from Main Gate of MNIT Jaipur.

If you arrive at Jaipur airport you can take a taxi, MNIT Jaipur is nearly 5 Kms from airport. Get off close to MNIT Jaipur bus stop (just past MNIT Jaipur on your right). It’s a short walk from there to the Prabha Bhawan, MNIT Jaipur. Or you could take an auto.

If you arrive by train, you will almost certainly arrive at main Railway station. The easy way to MNIT from there is by prepaid auto / taxi. Alternatively regular city buses also ply, take a bus on route to (“JLN Marg”) which runs regularly from railway station (bus stop) to the MNIT Jaipur. If you would have to alight at Gandhi Nagar, from where it is a 20 minute walk to MNIT Jaipur. If you’re really keen on walking, it’s about 2 miles (3.2 km) from Gandhi Nagar station.

If you happen to arrive at Sindhi camp bus stand, the distance is slightly more (10 Km), again you can get to MNIT Jaipur by prepaid auto / taxi. Many buses come down towards MNIT Jaipur.

Links to Download Taxi/Cab

Prepaid taxis are available at the Airport, Main Railway Station, Gandhi Nagar Station, Durgapura and Bus stand.

  • Uber – It is the most convenient mode of commutation. It is the international service provider of high repute. The Uber app software requires the drivers to have a smartphone and users must have access to either a smartphone or the mobile website. Visit the Uber Download Link
  • Ola – It is an Indian online transportation network company. Using the Ola mobile app users can conveniently book cab, auto or a sharing. It also provides outstation taxi service. Visit the Ola Download link

VISA Information

Approvals for the conference (download below the following documents):

  • Administrative Clearance from the concerned Nodal Ministry in India (page 1)
  • Political Clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India (page 2)
  • Political Clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) of India (page 3)

Travel to India requires a visa in advance for citizens of most countries. For application requirements and details on how to apply, please consult the Indian consulate in your home country.

While obtaining an Indian visa is generally straightforward, there can be some processing delays depending on an individual application. To ensure that you receive your visa in time to attend SITIS 2017, we urge you to apply for an Indian visa as early as you can.

“Visas for international conferences, or on certain subjects, may be issued to delegates if they are able to produce an invitation to a conference/seminar/workshop being organized in India by a Ministry or Department of the Government of India, State Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, Central Educational Institutions, Public Funded University or an organization owned and controlled by the Government of India or State Government, UN or its specialized agencies and reputed NGOs.”

If you are applying for a conference visa, it is preferred to have the invitation letter from the organizers. If you require the letter, please send an email to with subject: “SITIS2017 – Request for Invitation Letter”.

The organizing team of SITIS 2017 has been advised that, to avoid any delays in visa processing, they should provide some personal details of conference participants to the Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India, New Delhi) about two months in advance. While SITIS 2017 cannot guarantee that a visa will be issued, providing this information will facilitate the visa issuance process. Please provide the requested information through this form. If you have any questions about this request, please email at Please complete this form as soon as possible.

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