Birla Auditorium & Conference Hall
Birla Auditorium is located in Jaipur, India. This
auditorium is one of the most famous venues of the city.
It hosts some of the renowned international events and
exhibits. The exhibition center boasts of its
multifunctional and flexible areas and of its capability
to host different kinds of events. So many visitors,
organizer and exhibitor gather at the exhibition center
to take the advantage of functional and flexible spaces
build for them. The participants are matching their
footsteps with growing needs of the industry. Birla
Auditorium also organizes cultural programs and
festivals. The participants will get very large parking
space at the auditorium.
The main auditorium with a seating capacity of 1350 people, is one of the largest auditoriums in India, built to international conference standards.
The aesthetically designed BM Auditorium is a classic mixture of old and contemporary Indian architecture with the fresco highlighting traditional Rajasthani art. It provides a perfect ambience for holding national and international scientific, industrial and cultural meets.
Besides the main auditorium, there are several conference halls and seminar rooms, with a capacity of 40 to 400 persons, for parallel sessions and group discussions, or small meetings.
A very famous Conference centre in Jaipur is B.M
Birla Auditorium and Convention Centre. It is located in
the heart of Jaipur, sprawling 9.8 acre complex which
includes an interactive science museum, library, a
computer centre, an information processing, a processing
planetarium and an auditorium.
The Birla auditorium suitable for international conferences standards, auditorium has a seating capacity of 1350 people, its one of the largest auditoriums in India. Its offers unique audio visual education entertainment, auditorium is best location for cultural programs, festivals, art drama performance and trade show place.
The M. P. Birla Planetarium started functioning from September 29, 1962 as an educational, scientific and research institution and was formally inaugurated on July 2, 1963 by the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. This was the second major Planetarium to be set up in the commonwealth countries with London having a Planetarium a few years earlier to the one in Calcutta then.
This was the first of its kind in India and the largest in Asia. Syt. M. P. Birla was the driving force behind this project. The Planetarium has been established on a land (about an acre) leased by the West Bengal Government. The Planetarium with all its assets had been transferred to the Registered Society of "Birla Institute of Fundamental Research".
The M. P. Birla Planetarium, since its inception, has designed and presented to the public and students more than 350 astronomical projects dealing with many facets of astronomy, astro-physics, Celestial Mechanics, Space Science, History of astronomy,Centenaries of famous Astronomers as well as mythology concerning stars and planets. The Planetarium has also been conducting a series of graded school programmes for children of various age groups. Almost from the very beginning of this institution, it has been conducting a Free Evening Course inAstronomy. In the year 1993 it introduced a Post-Graduate Diploma Course inAstronomy & Planetarium Sciences. In the year 1999 the Planetarium joined hands with the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and introduced a new course called the M. Phil. Course in Astronomy & Planetarium Sciences.
The M. P. Birla Planetarium has been hosting and participating in several National and International seminars in astronomy and connected fields and has been regularly organizing astronomical expeditions for the studies of Solar Eclipses and other Celestial events. The Planetarium has also been organizing special lectures and exhibitions in connection with centenaries of astronomers like Galileo, Kepler, Tycho Brahe and others. The Planetarium owns an astronomical observatory equipped with a Celestron C-14 Telescope with accessories such as ST6 CCD Camera, Solar Filter etc.
The Planetarium has been regularly bringing a scientific Journal called "The Journal of M. P. Birla Planetarium" wherein appear contributed articles from astronomers from India as well as from abroad. An editorial board has been suitability set up for the assessment and sensibility of the articles received for publication. In recent years, the Planetarium has also brought out some astronomical publications like "Bust Stories", "A Brief Introduction of Astronomy", yearly astronomical pocket-calendars and picture post-cards etc. The M. P. Birla Planetarium was chosen as the venue for the 7th International Planetarium Directors' Congress in 1980.
The Planetarium is equipped with an Electronics Laboratory for design and fabrication of scientific equipment. In 1993, after two years of work, this lab set up an Automation System for excecuting the special effects and visuals during a planetarium show. One must come and have a look to the Planeterium begore giving their views.
Address: B M Birla Auditorium
Statue Circle, Jaipur-302001, India