Conference Venue and Transport

About venue
The conference will be held at the Kalina Campus of the University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.

To reach by air:



The venue is hardly around 12 kilometers from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport of Mumbai and can be reached within 15- 20 minutes by taxi. The airport is South Asia’s largest and busiest aviation hub handling more than 25 million passengers a year. It, which was awarded the fourth best airport in the world by the Airport International Council for its services, offers flights by all known airlines and is well connected to global destinations. The venue can be reached using prepaid taxis by around Rs. 125 - 150. ( 1$ = Rs 48 (approximately)). 
The venue is just about 8 kilometers from the domestic terminal of the airport.


To reach by Train:


Mumbai is very well connected to other parts of India through rail. The trains terminate at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminals (CST), Mumbai Central, Kurla Terminals or Bandra Terminals. Trains halting at CST or Mumbai central have stops at Dadar.
Mumbai has one of the most efficient public transports in India. To reach venue, one can use suburban railway network. The closest suburban railway stations to the venue are Santacruz on the Western Railway and Kurla on the Central Railway. One can use taxis, autorickshaws or BEST buses to reach the venue. The following table gives the details.


Distance from

Kalina Campus

Taxi Fare


Auto fare



Bus No




Rs 125

Rs 90


Domestic Airport Terminal


Rs 75

Rs 60


C. S Terminus


Rs 200



Mumbai Central


Rs 150





Rs 100



Kurla Terminus


Rs 75

Rs 60


Bandra Terminus


Rs 40

Rs 35


Kurla railway station



Rs 25

313, 318

Santacruz suburban  station



Rs 20

313, 318

About University of Mumbai

University of Mumbai is one of the oldest and premier universities in India. Started in the year 1857, it is one among the first three universities in India. It has two campuses- fort campus of 13 acres and Kalina campus of 230 acres. The congress will be held in the Kalina campus.


The campus tour of the Kalina campus of the university is given below:


About Mumbai

Mumbai, known as the financial capital of India, is the capital of Indian State of Maharastra. It is the second most populous city in the world with a population of approximately 14 million. Mumbai is India’s principal financial, communication and entertainment capital.
There are several sightseeing location in around Mumbai. The important of which are listed below:
Gate way of India: It is the Mumbai’s greatest attraction. The imposing Gateway arch was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Victoria to India in 1911.


Chhatrapati Shivaji terminal: It is considered to be architecturally one of the finest railway stations in the world. It is the first functional administrative building to be put on the UNESCO’s World heritage list.


Flora Fountain (Hutama Chowk): The fountain named after the Greek Goddess Flora is surrounded by a number of heritage buildings with striking architectures. 


Haji Ali: Further along the seashore, at the end of a long pathway surrounded by seawater is the shrine dedicated to Haji Ali, a Muslim saint. Access is only at low tide via the pathway.


Hanging Garden: The garden provides lovely sunset views over the Arabian Sea.


Sanjay Gandhi National Park: It is one of the most visited parks in the world with around 2 million visitors in a year. Besides having a rich flora and foana, it is one of the few national parks within the metropolis limit.


Nehru Planetarium and Science Centre: It is a centre for scientific study of astronomy and space sciences. Frequented by scientists as well as commoners, it is a major attraction.


Marine Drive: Also known as the queen’s necklace because of the dramatic line of street lamps lit up at night, it is a popular hangout place for visitors.


Mani Bhavan: It is a typical Gandhi style simple, old two storied building where Mahatma Gandhi stayed between 1917 and 1937 whenever he visited Mumbai. 


Juhu beach: One of the most popular hangout places in Mumbai. Popular for its street food.