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“Basics of Nanomaterials and Applications in Energy Conversion, Transport and Storage”

August 20-21, 2010
Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) Campus


  • Complete Purdue Travel Form 17 for approval to travel; route through your business office for approval. Don’t forget to include expenses for passport photos, visa [US citizens, $173.00], immunizations [may be obtained at PUSH; please see your business office for required form for payment]
    • Note: current travel warnings do NOT include India [http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html].
      Assemble materials for visa application.
    • Dr. Monica Allain will go to Chicago on Tuesday, 07.13.10 to submit all applications for visas. Please have the following information/materials to Deborah Starewich by Thursday, 07.08.10, 12:00PM.
  • Completed, on-line application: printed and signed [https://indiavisa.travisaoutsourcing.com/select-application]
  • Original passport: Passport must have a minimum validity of six months from the date of application with at least two blank visa pages. Last 2 amendment pages are not acceptable. Must be actual passport not a copy because your visa will be stamped in the actual passport.
  • 2 recent passport photos
  • If minor children traveling with you, Minor applicants must have a copy of the vital page(s) containing the picture and signature page of both parents signed passports
  • Proof of home address Applicants must submit a photocopy with proof of residence/address that matches the present address on the visa application exactly. Photocopy of state issued ID (Drivers License or ID), or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) must be submitted. If you don't bring a copy, Travisa Outsourcing will make a photocopy for you for $2.00. The following items are NOT accepted: cell phone bill, credit card statement, bank statement or lease. The address cannot include a P.O. box.
  • Copy of birth certificate: a photocopy of the birth certificate or any government issued document that shows parents name, date of birth and nationality.
  • from India: invitation letter [Deborah has on file]
  • from Purdue: approval letter [Deborah has drafted a letter to come from the provost and will collect]

India Visa information is available on-line at: https://indiavisa.travisaoutsourcing.com/homepage.

If you NEED to travel to Travisa Outsourcing, the address is:

17 North State Street, Suite #950
Chicago, IL 60602

Dropoff hours: 9:00am to 12:00pm CST and 2:00pm to 4:00pm CST
Pickup hours: 4:30pm to 6:00pm CST

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