Dr. TP Ganesan Hall, SRMIST
National Workshop
12th-13th December 2023
Main Conference
14th-16th December 2023
3rd Slab
Till 5th December 2023


Chennai, formerly known as Madras,is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, the southernmost Indian state. It is the state's primate city both in area and population and is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. According to the 2011 Indian census, Chennai is the sixth-most populous city in India and forms the fourth-most populous urban agglomeration. Incorporated in 1866, the Greater Chennai Corporation is the oldest municipal corporation of India and the second oldest in the world after London.

Marina Beach:

One popular tourist attraction in Chennai, India, is the Marina Beach. It is the second-longest urban beach in the world, stretching over 13 kilometres along the Bay of Bengal. The golden sandy shores, gentle sea breeze, and rhythmic waves create a relaxing ambiance. Visitors can take long walks along the promenade or simply relax on the beach, enjoying the stunning views of the sea. One unique attraction at Marina Beach is the Marina Lighthouse, which stands tall at a height of 46 meters. Visitors can climb up the lighthouse to get a panoramic view of the surrounding area and the vast expanse of the Bay of Bengal. Overall, Marina Beach offers a blend of natural beauty, cultural significance, and recreational activities, making it a must-visit destination for tourists exploring Chennai.

Vivekananda House:

Vivekananda House also known as the Ice House, is a prominent tourist attraction. It holds historical significance as it served as the residence of Swami Vivekananda, a renowned spiritual leader and social reformer, during his stay in Chennai in 1897.The Vivekananda House is a two-story building that showcases a blend of Victorian and Indian architectural styles. It houses a museum dedicated to Swami Vivekananda's life and teachings, making it a popular destination for spiritual seekers, history enthusiasts, and tourists alike. Inside the museum, visitors can explore various exhibits that chronicle Swami Vivekananda's journey, including photographs, personal belongings, and memorable.

Kapaleeswarar Temple:

The Kapaleeswarar Temple is a significant religious landmark located in the bustling city of Chennai, India. It is a renowned Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is worshipped here in the form of Kapaleeswarar, meaning "Lord of the Skull." With its rich history, exquisite architecture, and religious importance, the temple attracts devotees and tourists from far and wide.The name "Kapaleeswarar" is derived from a mythological legend associated with Lord Shiva wearing a skull as an ornament, symbolizing the destruction of the ego. Inside the temple complex, one can find several halls, shrines, and a large tank called the "Kapali Teertham."

Valluvar Kottam :

Valluvar Kottam is a popular monument . It was built in the year 1976 to honor the renowned Tamil poet and philosopher, Thiruvalluvar. The monument is dedicated to Thiruvalluvar's literary work, Thirukkural, which is considered a masterpiece of Tamil literature. The main attraction of Valluvar Kottam is the massive stone chariot structure that houses a life-size statue of Thiruvalluvar. The statue stands at a height of 39 feet, symbolizing the 38 chapters and the introductory chapter of Thirukkural. The entire structure is made of granite, giving it a grand and majestic appearance. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, Valluvar Kottam serves as a gathering place for locals and tourists alike. The monument stands as a significant landmark in Chennai, representing the rich cultural heritage and the literary contributions of the Tamil people.

Santhome Cathedral Basilica :

Santhome Cathedral Basilica is a magnificent and historic place of worship. It stands as a symbol of architectural beauty and religious significance. This stunning basilica is dedicated to St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, who is believed to have visited India in the first century AD. The cathedral's striking white façade, adorned with intricate designs, draws visitors from far and wide. Inside, the peaceful ambiance and beautiful stained glass windows create a serene atmosphere for prayer and reflection. Santhome Cathedral Basilica holds a special place in the hearts of Chennai's residents and continues to inspire and uplift all who visit.

Dakshinchitra :

Dakshinchitra, is a unique cultural heritage center that showcases the diverse art, craft, and architecture of South India. It serves as a window to the rich cultural traditions of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. The name "Dakshinchitra" translates to "a picture of the south," and that is precisely what it offers. Visitors can explore traditional houses, craft demonstrations, art exhibitions, and cultural performances that showcase the region's vibrant heritage. From the intricately carved wooden pillars to the colorful textiles and stunning artwork, Dakshinchitra provides a captivating glimpse into the cultural. tapestry of South India, preserving and promoting its artistic legacy for generations to come.

MGR Film City :

MGR Film City, is a vibrant hub that celebrates the rich and colorful world of Indian cinema. Spanning across acres of land, it stands as a testament to the legendary actor and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M.G. Ramachandran. The film city offers a plethora of facilities and amenities, including state-of-the-art film studios, sound stages, outdoor shooting locations, post-production facilities, and more. It serves as a bustling center for film and television production, providing a creative space for artists, technicians, and filmmakers. MGR Film City is a cherished destination for both aspiring and established talents in the world of Indian cinema, contributing to the growth and excellence of the industry.

Fort St. George :

Fort St. George, is a historical landmark that holds immense significance in India's colonial history. Built in 1644 by the British East India Company, it was the first British fortress in India and served as the center of British power in South India. The fort stands as a reminder of the colonial era, with its well-preserved architecture and imposing walls. Today, it houses the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and several government offices. Visitors can explore the Fort Museum, which showcases artifacts, documents, and memorabilia from the British era, providing a glimpse into the past and the influence of the British on Chennai's development.

Snow Kingdom :

Snow Kingdom, offers a unique and thrilling experience to escape the tropical heat and immerse oneself in a winter wonderland. As the first indoor snow theme park in South India, Snow Kingdom provides a magical environment where visitors can enjoy various snow activities and games. The park is filled with real snow, creating a chilly atmosphere complete with snow-covered landscapes, ice sculptures, and igloos. Visitors can engage in snowball fights, slide down icy slopes, build snowmen, and even try ice skating. It's a perfect destination for families, friends, and adventure enthusiasts seeking a break from the sweltering heat of Chennai and an opportunity to indulge in winter fun all year round.

Parthasarathy Temple : Parthasarathy Temple, is an ancient and revered Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. Dating back to the 8th century, it stands as a testament to the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the region. The temple is known for its intricate stone carvings, elaborate gopurams (towering gateways), and beautiful sculptures that depict various mythological stories and legends. The main deity, Lord Parthasarathy, is depicted as the divine charioteer of Arjuna in the epic Mahabharata. The temple attracts devotees from far and wide who come to seek blessings, participate in religious rituals, and experience the spiritual aura of the place. It is not only a religious center but also a symbol of Chennai's cultural identity.

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Dr. Satyajit Mohapatra
Organizing Secretary
IPSCON 2023, Chennai
Director, Centre for Clinical Trials and Research (CCTR)
Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology

SRM MCH&RC, SRM Institute of Science & Technology
Kattankulathur, Chennai-603203 Tamil Nadu, India.


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