1. The Academy will arrange for transportation from and to the airport / railway station on prior intimation of arrival and departure. The transportation will also be provided to the participants on the conference days. The Academy will provide for free meals and good accommodation to participants from 15-12-2012 to 17-12-2012 (for four nights). The circulation of papers and materials will be arranged by the Organizing Committee.
2. The travel expenses including air travel fare/railway fare, visa expenses and related expenses will have to be met by the participant. On 18-12-2012 and 19-12-2012, the interested participants will be taken to their place of choice in the Western Ghats. The travel requirements on these days will be taken care off by the Academy. Accommodation and food expenses, however, will have to be borne by the participant. On prior intimation by the participant, the Academy could also arrange sightseeing tour(s) for the participants to any tourist destination of their choice on economical/discounted rates. The expenses of such tour(s) shall be borne by the participants.
3. The entire proceedings of the Conference will be documented and the selected papers will be published. The conclusions and recommendations approved at the Conference and the Declaration of the Conference will be published and submitted to the Government and relevant enforcement agencies and authorities for state action and guidance. The conference will also decide on the theme for the next conference.
4. For enquiries and information, intending as well as selected participants can contact Mr. Nagaraj Narayanan, Programme Coordinator of the Conference at