ICAR – National Dairy Research Institute (ICAR-NDRI) Karnal-132001, Haryana, India
How to reach:
The nearest airports are IGI Airport, New Delhi and Chandigarh International Airport. Both are very well-connected with Karnal by road (6 lane National Highway popularly called Grand Trunk Road) and rail. Train is available upto Karnal from various places in the country. The Institute is located at a distance of 2 km from bus stand and railway station. Bus service from Delhi/ Chandigarh is available at about 10 min frequency. Panipat (35 km.) and Ambala (75 km.) are two major rail junctions near Karnal. Pick-up arrangements will be made from Delhi/ Chandigarh airport on receiving prior intimation of the travel plan.
Karnal, considered as the land of ‘Danveer Karna’ of the Mahabharata, is one of the most developed and peaceful cities of Haryana. Karnal is a hub of a number of ICAR Institutes/regional stations. The city is located at the middle of the Delhi-Chandigarh highway (125 km. from either Delhi or Chandigarh). Places of tourist attraction near Karnal are: Kurukshetra (35 km), Chandigarh (130 km) and Haridwar (175 km).
Weather: During November, Karnal weather remains comfortable. In general, the temperature during the conference time is expected between 27°C (Max) to 18°C (Min). The participants travelling from warmer parts of the country are advised to carry light warm clothing.
Food: Delegates will be served with general veg/ non-veg meals and hot/ cool beverages during the conference. There are several eateries at Karnal to enjoy veg/ non-veg meals of typical Punjabi taste apart from South Indian and continental cuisines.