Hyderabad with its glorious rich history is a fascinating blend of the past and present. It is a perfect introduction to the composite culture of an ancient land – a window to the kaleidoscope that is India. Hyderabad is also well known for its divinely delicious cuisine which were once served to Nizams (past rulers). Some of the most popular delicacies found here includes the ‘Hyderabadi Biryani’, ‘Kheer’, ‘Paaya Nahari’ and much more to relish. The venue for the Congress and exhibition is the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) located on the outskirts of city of Hyderabad the capital of southern state of Telangana.

Hyderabad also houses the corporate offices of leading sugar groups such as KCP Sugars, The Andhra Sugars, Gayatri Sugars and NSL Sugars. Today, the city has developed into one of the major hubs for the information technology industry. Technology providers like Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., a world leader in steam turbines, boilers and power plant equipment have their operations in Hyderabad. Attractive sightseeing tours for the accompanying persons are being worked out, the details of which shall be shared in subsequent editions of the newsletters. The congress venue is 36 kms from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad.