The World Electronics Forum (WEF) is a voluntary gathering of CEOs and Directors of electronics industry associations worldwide. Founded in 1995, WEF meets annually to discuss major topics of common interest to the various associations, exchange information on services and data and strengthen relations between associations for the benefit and service of our industries
The 14th Annual World Electronics Forum (WEF) will be held in New Delhi, Republic of India from December 1-5, 2008. The host association for the 2008 WEF is The Council of Electronic Hardware Associations (CEHA).
CEHA or Council of Electronic Hardware Associations is a voluntary body formed by the top five all India Electronic Hardware Associations. The Convenorship of CEHA rotates between the five constituents. At present TEMA is the Convening body for CEHA with Mr NK Goyal , its Chairman Emeritus being the Convener for CEHA.
Sustainable Development through Green and Energy Efficient Technology
New Delhi, the capital and the third largest city of India is a fusion of the ancient and the modern. Standing along the West End of Gangetic Plain, the capital City, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with culture, architecture and human diversity, deep in history, monuments, museums, galleries, gardens and exotic shows. Comprising of two contrasting yet harmonious parts, the Old Delhi and New Delhi, the city is a travel hub of Northern India.
It generates a mesmerizing charm reflecting well-composed and spacious streets under the shade of beautifully lined avenues of trees and tall and imposing Government buildings. New Delhi has expanded and now encompasses residential and commercial development to the west and south, plus the satellite towns of Noida, Gurgaon and Faridabad. There is an amazing range of activity from cultural walks, talks, theatre productions and art exhibitions to films by Indian and foreign Directors.
Area : 1483 sq. Kms
Altitude : 239 m above sea level
Population : 1,3782976 (2001 census)
Males : 51.21 million Females : 42.49 million
Literacy rate : 81.82%
Density : 9294 persons per sq. Km.
Languages : Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi
Winter : December – February
Maximum Temperature : 20 Degree Celsius in December
Minimum Temperature : 08 Degree Celsius in December
Mr. Pankaj Narayan, (GSM: 93 137 76486) will be at the Airport to receive and arrange transportation and coordinating welcome of each delegates and onward transportation to Hotel. (Courtesy – CMAI)
Mr. Rajeev Nayan Jha (GSM: 98 119 96411) will be at Hotel Reception to coordinate and receive and guide the guest for easy check-in. Hotel will do traditional Indian Welcome to all guest and a separate Desk for documentation at the Hotel Lobby. Mr. Jha will also be coordinating activities and movements of Spouse for local transportation/shopping etc
(Courtesy – CMAI)
Mr. Deepak (GSM: 99 996 66058) will be available as a in-house hand support for getting any essential supplies for the guests like additional special toiletries, cosmetics, eatables, munchies, water, napkins, flowers, souvenirs etc (Courtesy – CMAI)
Dr. Ashok Gupta MBBS, MS (GSM: 98 100 81185) and Dr. Anita Gupta MBBS, MS (Gynecologist GSM: 98 110 96 139) will be Doctor on call.
(Courtesy – CMAI)
GM Modi Hospital Saket, New Delhi would be the referral hospital for any emergency. Dr. Ashok Gupta will be the contact person.
Mr. Acharya B Sharma, Pradhanachrya, Organization for Excellence in Yoga and Rikki at 98 682 18160 (www.excelyoga.com of which President is Mr. NK Goyal) will be available for free consultation and tutorial lessons and practical on Yoga, meditation , Reiki, Acupressure, Pranic Healing. It is proposed to organize a capsule program by Mr. Sharma for Spouses on 3rd December. Others by appointment in Hotel Premises. (Courtesy CMAI)
In case, delegate wish specific treatment for chronic illness then Acharya Sharma can be contacted in the month of November for fixing up one to one meeting on chargeable basis. Ms. Sarbani to coordinate this activity
Mrs. Anjali Verma (GSM: 99 999 48533), food specialist will give practical training for Indian food (1 starter, 1 drink, 2 main course, 2 dessert) at designated premises for which separate arrangements would be made. Cost to be shared by all participants. Ms. Sarbani to coordinate and confirm participants for this activity. Complimentary transportation would be arranged.
Paid Traditional Indian Ayurvedic Massage (Kerala Massage) can also be arranged to destress and general well being. Mr. Mehul Bhandari to coordinate and confirm participants for this activity.
Complimentary Joy Rides/Amusement Park, Zoo, Boat Ride, Rail/Aircraft Museum for Children can be arranged. Complimentary transportation/light snacks will be provided. Ms. Sarbani to coordinate and confirm participants for this activity.
With compliments Traditional Mehandi decoration on Palm during visit to Dilli Haat on 5th December, 2008. (Courtesy CMAI)
To unwind, hit the happening bar/disco contact (couple entry). Mr. Mehul Bhandari to coordinate and confirm participants for this activity.
All the visitors will be welcomed by Traditional Indian Ponnadai (Kind of big traditional colourful big scarf around, which can be used later by spouses) Traditional Indian Bindi/Bangles will be provided to the spouse with our compliments.
On 5th December, 2008 evening, arrangement will also be made for Spiritual blessings from an Indian Religious Guru Temple, wherein visitors can offer garland to the deity and fruits/food to the less privileged/handicap. Complimentary transportation would be provided. Shri D P Nair to coordinate and confirm participants
Facilitation for visits to Church, Bahai Temple, Indian Temple etc would be provided. Mr. Mehul to coordinate and confirm this activity.
Escorted Early Morning Walk facility will be available for 3rd, 4th and 5th December from 5.45 to 6.30 am (Courtesy CMAI)
General TIPS as a Tourist
Always change Foreign Currency at Hotel, designated Banks. Delegate can take help of Mr. Rajiv Jha (GSM: 98 119 96411). Do not hand over Foreign Currency to any body.
Do not get lured to 5 or 7 star massage advertisements in News Papers. They are mostly cheats and illegal too.
TIPS generally range between 5% to 10% depending up on the service. No tip expected by Tax Driver, Fast Food Counters. Generally tip to Bell Boy in Hotel (Rs.10-20), Restaurant Tip (Rs. 50-100). No tip expected at Hotel Check out cashier level generally.
Do not tip without seeking advice as some services may include tips
Bring proper winter clothing's and a good pair of sport shoes
Enjoy a tour of the Taj Mahal, an enchanting monument to love, built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal after her death in 1631. The tomb, made of white marble and situated on the banks of the Yamuna River, is an unforgettable sight. Taj Mahal is situated 203KM from Delhi reachable by a Five Hours Road Journey. Taj is of the Seven Wonders of the World
Mr. NK Goyal, Chairman Organizing Committee
Chairman Emeritus TEMA
+91 98 111 29879
For any urgent or priority Message. SMS/Email/Voice Phone – All Welcome 24x7x365.
Mr. Anthony C. Chica
CEA – WEF Secretariat, achica@CE.org
Mr. DP Nair, Additional Director TEMA, & Project Officer WEF @ CEHA