Weather at Allahabad: The weather at Allahabad in December is expected to be mild cold. The temperatures are expected to range between 10-25°C. Participants are advised to carry warm clothing while travelling to Allahabad.
Passport and Visa: Foreigners wishing to visit India should have a valid passport. Visitors should obtain entry visas before coming to India. For further information, please visit the website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/.
Invitation Letter: Upon request, the invitation letter will be issued to FMFP 2016 registrants after receipt of full payment of registration fee. Invitation letter does not imply any financial support by FMFP-2016 organizing committee.Click here for details.
Insurance: The Organizing Committee of FMFP-2016 will accept no liability for personal injuries sustained by or for loss or damage to property belonging to conference participants, either during all travel and the conference. It is, therefore, recommended that participants arrange their own personal health, accident and travel insurance.
Currency & Exchange: The Indian currency unit is the Rupee (indicated INR). Bank notes are INR 2,000, INR 100, INR 50, INR 20, INR 10 bills and coin denominations are INR 10, INR 5, INR 2, INR 1. Money can be exchanged at the International Airport. Visa, MasterCard are accepted more readily here.
Time Zone & Business Hours: Indian time is 5:30 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+5:30). Business hours for banks are generally from 10:00 to 16:00 on weekdays only. Banks are closed on even Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. ATMs are widely available.
Electric sockets: India uses 230 Volts, 50 Hz alternating current as the power source. Plugs and sockets have either grounded / earthed 3 Pin connections (Type D) or ungrounded 2 pin connections (Type C).