Rourkela is a city located in the northern border of the Indian state of Odisha. It is situated about 340 kilometres (211 mi) north of state capital Bhubaneswar, and is surrounded by a range of hills and encircled by rivers. The city is also popularly known as Ispat Nagar and also as the Steel City of Odisha. The climate here is pleasant in October with a average temperature of 20 oC to 30 oC. Rourkela is one of the well-developed steel township of Kolkata-Mumbai main line of South-Eastern Railway. The nearest airports are Kolkata, Bhubaneswar and Ranchi. The city has been shortlisted as one of the smart cities under Government of India’s’ SMART City Mission.


The conference will be held in the beautiful campus of NIT Rourkela, Odisha.


Shared paid accommodation in hostels/guest house/hotel will be provided to students registering on or before 31st August, 2017.