India International Centre

Set in the green acres of what is called “Lutyen’s Delhi and considered one of the country’s premier cultural institutions, the India International Centre is a non-government institution widely regarded as a place where statesmen, diplomats, policy makers, intellectuals, scientists, jurists, writers, artists and members of civil society meet to initiate the exchange of new ideas and knowledge in the spirit of international cooperation.

India International Centre
40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi,
Delhi -110003, India
Phone No: 011-24619431

The IIC has conference facilities, a library and an active calendar of events of concerts, lectures, and events that IASA participants will be able to attend.

The IIC is an iconic institution of Delhi, designed by the architect Joseph Allen Stein, who has designed many of the buildings around it as well. The IIC has an active calendar of events including seminars, conferences, exhibitions, performances and festivals which are open to the public. Participants of IASA 2012 will thus have easy access to the programmes during the conference.  The IIC hostel, bar, dining facilities and the library are restricted to members.

IIC is situated in Central Delhi, next to the historic Lodi Gardens. The area around the IIC has many institutions such as the UNICEF, World Bank,  the Ford Foundation, the India Habitat Centre, Tibet House, World Wide Fund, the Islamic Centre, INTACH ( Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage)  etc.

There are restaurants within easy reach, ranging from the elegant Lodi in the Lodi Gardens, and cafeterias of the Indian Islamic Centre, Alliance Francaise, and the All American Diner and Eatopia at the India Habitat Centre. The nearest shops are the Jorbagh Market and Khan Market. We will provide a list of places to eat etc. in the conference kit.

Getting there
Though on Max Mueller Marg, the area in which the IIC is situated is referred to as Lodhi Estate.
You can ask for Lodhi Road and Lodhi Estate which most taxi drivers would recognise.
The Metro Stations that are nearest to the IIC are Jorbagh on the Yellow Line (Connecting Jahangir Puri and HUDA City Centre in Gurgaon, and  Khan Market on the Violet Line (Connecting Central Secretariat and Badarpur).  Further information about your arrival in Delhi.

Around and about Lodhi Estate
The area around the India International Centre is the Lodhi Estate , and has the famous Historical Lodhi gardens, institutions and a range of hotels, restaurants and shops within the radius of a few kilometers.

Hotels range from luxury 5 star hotels such as the Taj Mahal Hotel on Mansingh Road, the Aman Lodhi, going down to the Claridges, and the Ambassador, and guest houses offering very reasonable accommodation.

We will also be able to offer lunch at the India International Centre for interested participants. Please indicate this when registering online.