Joint 5th Global Mental Health Summit (GMHS) and 9th National Bioethics Conference (NBC)

Forum for Medical Ethics Society with Banyan Academy of Leadership In Mental Health (BALM),Chennai ;
Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy (CMHLP), Pune and Sangath

Pre-conference events: Between Nov 15 and Dec 31, 2022
Main Conference: Saturdays, December 3 & 10, 2022 (virtual) & December 17, 2022 (Madras School of Social Work No. 32,CASA Major road,Sulaiman Zackria Avenue,Egmore,Chennai-600008,Tamil Nadu.)

Local Transport

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Pay-by-meter autorickshaws: The most commonly and easily available mode of transportation from railway stations and bus-stands is an autorickshaw. Meter charges go up by 25% between 12 midnight and 6 am.

Radio taxis can be contacted through central call centres which assign the customer a taxi if it is available; taxis must be booked at least 20 minutes in advance. All radio taxis have GPS fitted and most are equipped with air-conditioning. Radio taxis charge according to a fixed rate for the distance travelled.

Radio Cab agency Phone number Website
Meru Cabs +91(80) 4422 4422
Spot city taxi 080-41100000
Bangalore cabs 8050665511
KickStart Cabs 8105600445
Women On Wheels 080 69000100
Go Pink Cabs 080 23121234
080 23121314

App based taxis can be contacted through their apps which can be downloaded on the phone. Charges can vary according to the time of day and the demand.

App-based service Download the app from:
Ola Cabs
Meru Cabs

Airport shuttle bus service (VayuVajra)
AC shuttle city bus services are available from the Bengaluru airport to St.John's hospital. There is a dedicated information desk at the airport (Arrival hall-Passenger Terminal Building) for VayuVajra.
Below we provide the route/bus number along with the approximate distance, time and fare.
Route No: KIAS-7
Journey Time: 01:55 Min. (May vary depending upon traffic situation)
Journey Distance: 50 Km (approx..)
Fare: INR 220-250 (approx.)

[US$ 1= INR 60 to INR 64]