Venue for AOSPR 2018 meeting shall be Bhargava Auditorium,
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research,Sector-12,Chandigarh,India.
The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) is a premier medical and research institution in Chandigarh, India. It offers educational, medical research, and training facilities for its students.
Chandigarh, known as the ‘City Beautiful’ is a city in North India and a union territory that serves as the capital of both neighboring states of Haryana and Punjab. It is located 260 km (162 miles) north of New Delhi, 229 km (143 miles) southeast of Amritsar and just 116 km (72 miles) southwest of Shimla.
It was one of the early planned cities in post-independence India and is internationally known for its architecture and urban design. The master plan of the city was prepared by Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier, which transformed from earlier plans created by the Polish architect Maciej Nowicki and the American planner Albert Mayer. Most of the government buildings and housing in the city, were designed by the Chandigarh Capital Project Team headed by Le Corbusier, Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry. In 2015, an article published by BBC named Chandigarh as one of the perfect cities of the world in terms of architecture, cultural growth and modernisation.
Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex was in July 2016 declared by UNESCO as World Heritage at the 40th session of World Heritage Conference held in Istanbul. UNESCO inscription was under “The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier an outstanding contribution to the Modern Movement”.
The city has one of the highest per capita income in the country. The city was reported to be one of the cleanest in India based on a national government study.The union territory also heads the list of Indian states and territories according to Human Development Index.
Chandigarh is well connected to New Delhi and Mumbai by air and train services.
Chandigarh International Airport is an international airport which serves the Union Territory Chandigarh and the Indian states of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. The airport runway is located in the Union territory of Chandigarh while the international terminal is located on the south side of the runway in the village of Jhiurheri, Mohali, Punjab. As of July 2017, there are 36 domestic departures and 2 international departures from this airport.