The official language of the conference is English, Whereas, Hindi and Urdu are two other languages that would come in handy for informal conversations.
Weather in Delhi remains very pleasant in early November. The month of November is characterized by rapidly falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing from 31°C to 25°C over the course of the month, exceeding 33°C or dropping below 22°C only one day in ten. Light woolen would be needed during the day.
Indian time is GMT + five and a half Hrs.
Indian rupee is the national currency of India. Generally, no other currency is accepted. Currency converters are available at airports, hotels and in major market places. Almost every shop, hotel and restaurant accepts major credit cards.
Usually 220 volts AC, 50Hz some areas have a DC supply. Plugs used are of the round two and three pin type. Adapters and voltage converters come handy if plan to operate electrical and electronic appliances.
International Direct Dialing service is widely available all over India. Otherwise calls must be placed through the international operator. Country code: 91. Outgoing international code: 00. Delhi City code: 011.
SAFETY IN THE CITY
Despite perceptions to the contrary, Delhi is as safe as most big international cities. However you are advised to take sensible precautions when walking around on the roads.
MOVING AROUND IN DELHI
Public transport includes Metro rail network and buses. Taxis are relatively cheaper mode of private transport and can be hired either from the hotel or by using reputed agencies.
USEFUL PHONE NUMBERS
Police Services - 100 / 1090
Ambulance - 102
Fire - 101