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About the Jorhat

The city of Jorhat, often referred to as Assam’s educational and cultural capital is one of the vibrant and fastest-growing cities. It is located at in the central part of Brahmaputra valley. Jorhat is the last capital of the Ahom Dynasty, which ruled Assam for nearly 600 years until the Burmese invasion in 1826 and subsequent British annexation. Jorhat serves as the gateway to Majuli, the world’s largest riverine island, Sibsagar and other places of rich cultural heritage and historical significance. Jorhat is a center of attraction for tourists and is mostly visited for its cultural, historical heritage and natural beauty. Gibbon Wildlife Sanctuary and Kaziranga National Park are other attractions present in and around Jorhat. Jorhat is well connected to air, rail and train transport.

How to Reach Jorhat

The nearest International Airport is Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, roughly 323 Kms from Jorhat. Jorhat also has an Airport with daily flights connecting New Delhi, Kolkata,& Guwahati.


You can easily get regular trains to Jorhat from other major cities of the country..

Railway Station(s): Jorhat Town , Rowriah Sdg

Luxurious Hotel Room


Accommodation will not be provided by the Organizing Committee.

Participants/Delegates has to be managed individually for their suitable stay. Hotels/Lodges are easily available within 5-10 km radius from the organizing venue CSIR-NEIST.

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