104th ISC - Pride of India Expo welcomes you to the city of beaches
The 104th ISC takes you to the city of beaches: Chennai, which boasts off its many statues, memorials and walkways. It is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. The Tamil film industry is one of the largest film industries in India. Apart from the most popular Marina Beach, there are a quite a number of beaches and resorts between Elliots Beach and Mahabalipuram. The most notable of these is Covelong Beach which has a cove and a fort built by the Nawab of the Carnatic. One of the most important tourist attractions of Chennai is neighbouring town Mahabalipuram, with its ancient temples and rock carvings of the 7th century Pallava kingdom.
Last but not the least, you get unique opportunity to get draped in the magic of hand-woven Kanchipuram silk sarees, a specialty that places the state on the global map. Chennai is home to many museums, galleries, and other institutions, many of which are free of admission charges and are major tourist attractions as well as playing a research role. The city serves as the gateway to the southern India with tourists landing in the city and starting their trip to the rest of the region.
SV University, Tirupati- Kattankulathur Campus
Airport (Chennai International Airport): 24.6 km
Railway station (Chennai Central Railway Station): 44.6 km
Tirupati is an ancient holy city located in the south-eastern part of Andhra Pradesh. It is known as the abode of God Venkateswara and is located in the Chittoor district of the state. Situated at the foothills of the Eastern Ghats, there are many major cities like Bengaluru, Vijayawada, Hyderabad and Chennai near the city. Tirupati is known for Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, which is one of the most important pilgrim sites in India and draws millions of devotees every year. The temple is located at the Tirumala Hills, which are one of the oldest rock mountains. Tirupati is considered one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites because of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, besides other historical temples, and is referred to as the "Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh". Tirupati is also home to many educational institutions and universities. For the year 2012-13, India's Ministry of Tourism named Tirupati as the "Best Heritage City".
Genesis is a one day symposium which is organized concurrent to ISC. The Genesis Conference was started in the Year 2000 with the objective of bringing Scientists, Industry, Academia and Policy Makers on the same platform to exchange ideas and explore collaborative opportunities.