Pedicon-2018-Nagpur, pedicon 2018
Pedicon-2018-Nagpur, pedicon 2018
Pedicon-2018-Nagpur, pedicon 2018
Pedicon-2018-Nagpur, pedicon 2018

CONFERENCE INFORMATION
Pre-Conference Workshop 2nd & 3rd January 2018 (2 Days)
Executive Board Meeting 3rd January 2018
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program 4th January 2018
Inauguration Function PEDICON 2018 4th January 2018, 6:00 PM onwards
Main Conference 5th to 7th January 2018 (3 Days)
Annual General Body Meeting (AGBM) 5th January 2018
Valedictory Function 7th January 2018
Last Date of Abstract Submission 30th September 2017
Last Date of Registration – Online/Offline 15th December 2017
Last Date of Cancellation Request 30th September 2017
CULTURAL & SOCIAL EVENTS
Inaugural Dinner 4th January 2018
Gala Dinner 5th January 2018
Banquet 6th January 2018

About Nagpur

Nagpur, a sprawling metropolis, is the third largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune and the largest city of central India. It has one of the highest literacy rate of 91.92% among all the urban agglomerations in India and one of the proposed Smart Cities from Maharashtra. It is a major commercial and political centre of the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. Nagpur is also known for Deek - shabhoomi, the largest hollow stupa among all Buddhist stupas in the world. Here Dr. B. R. Ambedkar along with nearly 500,000 followers converted to Buddhism. This was one of the first mass religious conversions in the history of India.
According to a survey by ABP News-Ipsos, Nagpur has been identified as the best city in India by topping the liveability, greenery, public trans - port, and health care indices. The city has been adjudged as the 20th cleanest city in India and the top mover in the western zone as per Swachh Sarvekshan 2016. It is famous for the Nagpur oranges and is known as the "Orange City" for being a major trade centre of oranges cultivated in the region. Following the informal "Nagpur Pact" between political leaders, it was made the second capital of Maharashtra.


Cuisine


The Vidharbha region has its own distinctive cuisine known as the Varhadi cuisine or Saoji cuisine. Saoji or Savji cuisine was the main cuisine of the Savji community. This traditional food is famous for its spicy taste. The special spices used in the gravy include black pepper, dry coriander, bay leaves, grey cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, and ample use of poppy seeds (khus-khus). Non-vegetarian food especially chicken and mutton are commonly eaten in Saoji joints at Nagpur. There are numerous Savji bhojanalays in Nagpur which are so popular in Maharashtra that the renowned Indian Chef Sanjeev Kapoor features Savji mutton on his TV shows and the recipe is listed on his website. Nagpur is also famous for its oranges, which have some typical qualities have recently begun to attract international attention. Numerous beverages are made out of the oranges and the Orange Burfi is a very famous preparation.
Nagpur is also world-famous for Tarri Poha and has many food joints, each having their own way of preparing and serving it. Nagpur also has a prominent "Dhaba" culture due to the various important highways crossing through the city. Most of these Dhabas are situated on the city outskirts along the highway and are mostly open 24/7. The food served is mostly spicy veg and non-veg preparations.


Language

MARATHI/ HINDI / ENGLISH are the languages mostly spoken in academics and offices.


How To Reach

By Air

The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport is one of the busiest airports in India, being well-connected to most Indian cities. It has recently begun international services to the Gulf countries.

By Train

Nagpur Junction is equally well-connected with most major long-distance trains passing through it.

By Road

The NH 6 running north-south from Varanasi to Kanyakumari and NH 7 going east-west from Surat to Kolkata both pass through Nagpur. It’s central location means most cities within overnight distance are connected by bus services.


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Climate

The mean minimum temperature is 10°C to 17°C in December and January, with pleasant days and delightfully nippy nights.


Telephone

The Country Code for INDIA is +91 or 0091 & the STD City Code for NAGPUR is 0712