30,000+

Energy professionals

650+

Exhibiting companies

8,000+

Conference delegates

500+

International speakers

80+

Conference sessions

 

A variety of useful information like travel and business guidelines is collated by the India Energy Week team to ensure your visit goes as seamlessly as possible.

CURRENCY

The currency used in India is the Indian Rupee (₹). Please note, other currencies are not commonly accepted.

  • There are authorised Foreign Exchange dealers at all major airports and around Bengaluru.
  • ATMs are widely available and Visa, MasterCard and American Express, credit and debit cards are accepted at shops,restaurants, hotels and major establishments.
  • Transactions with taxis, markets and small street shops often require cash.
  • Digital payment options like Google Pay and PayTM are widely used but often require local phone numbers and local bank accounts
  • Traveler’s checks can be cashed at most money exchange counters, hotels, and airports
  • While there’s no limit of cash visitors can bring into the country, Indian customs may require you to declare any amount in excess of USD 10000 or equivalent.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS & ELECTRONICS

If your phone is unlocked, buying an Indian SIM card will help you save on roaming charges. There are four major mobile phone operators in India – Reliance Jio, Airtel, Vodafone Idea, and state-owned BSNL/MTNL.

You can buy a SIM card at the airport or from an authorised dealer. You need the following documents to buy a SIM card:

  • Photocopy of your passport and the original document
  • Photocopy of your visa and the original document
  • Photocopy of your e-visa if you are using one
  • Two passport photos
  • Proof of address of the country you live in (e.g., a utility bill or official government document such as a driver’s license; and
  • Proof of address where you are staying in India.
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Wi-Fi: Most hotels and many cafes are equipped with wireless internet.

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Voltage: Voltage in India is 220 volts. Plugs are Type C and D. You will need a voltage converter and plug adapter to use U.S./U.K/AU appliances.

Phone Dialing:  The following dialing instructions may be useful:

India country code = 91
AC = Area code CC = Country code

Indian landline to international number

00+CC+AC+Number 

Indian landline to Indian long-distance

0+AC+Number

Indian Landline to local cell phone

Local cell number

Indian cell phone to India landline

0+AC+number

Indian cell phone to Indian cell phone

Local cell number

Indian cell phone to Indian cell phone (in another city)

0+Cell number 

Indian cell phone to international long distance

00+CC+AC+Number

LANGUAGE

  • India boasts dozens of languages and thousands of dialects but English is common and most business people will speak English fluently.
  • Most official signs are trilingual using the local language (if not Hindi), Hindi, and English.

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

All registered attendees travelling to Bengaluru are advised to have the provided emergency numbers.

The Commissioner of Police
Bangalore City Police
o:1 Infantry Road, Bangalore – 1
Phone: +91-80-2294-2222/3322
Email: compolbcp@ksp.gov.in

City Police Whatsapp Number: +91-94808-01000

BENGALURU CITY INFORMATION

The silicon valley of India - Bengaluru, is not only the home for the Indian software industry, but is also a key centre for machine tools, manufacturing, defence, aerospace in addition to host of research and development initiatives. Bengaluru has also emerged as a new focal point for the Indian automotive and auto ancillary industry.

The City is also known for its green spaces and the nightlife. With a perfect blend of the old and new, the visitors are spoilt for choices when it comes to travelling options. From nature lovers to those who would like get lost in the serene nature or those looking for spiritual bliss, it has everything to offer.

For more information on Bengaluru and Karnataka, please visit https://karnatakatourism.org/

USEFUL APPS

Transport
  • KSTDC Airport Taxi

  • Ola

  • Uber

  • Redbus

  • Zoomcar

  • KSRTC

  • Bounce

  • MyBMTC

  • TrinTrin

  • Meru

  • MegaCabs

Food Delivery
  • Zomato

  • Swiggy

Mobile Wallets
  • Gpay (Google Pay)

  • PayTm

Travel Planning
  • KSTDC

  • MakeMyTrip

  • Yatra

  • Cleartrip

  • IRCTC

Plan your experience at India Energy Week