Site Visits

The Alliance is pleased to provide Forum participants with a selection of site visits to showcase the wide range of fuels, technologies, and business models that our partners and grantees are employing in the field. You may register and view prices for site visits either through the attendee registration form or the accommodation page.

Ahmedabad (Overnight)

A two-day/one night trip to Ahmedabad to visit Abellon’s pellet production and research facilities, SEWA’s women cooperatives, and Greenway Grameen’s biomass cookstove manufacturing plant.

DAY 1, Fri (27 Oct 2017): DELHI - AHMEDABAD

DAY 2, Sat (28 Oct 2017): VADODARA - DELHI

Meals Included: Lunch and dinner.

  • Fly to Ahmedabad from Delhi. Flight G8 180 (0735 Hrs/ 0900 Hrs).
  • Arrive Ahmedabad and proceed for sightseeing (visit to Abellon Factory).
  • Lunch in a hotel/ local restaurant.
  • Post lunch, drive to a nearby village for an interaction with the SEWA members on clean cooking and visit local households.
  • Evening, transfer to your hotel for check in.
  • Dinner at the hotel.
  • Overnight stay at Novotel, Ahmedabad

Meals Included: Breakfast and lunch

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Post breakfast, visit to Sabarmati Ashram  and continue drive to Vadodara (110 Kms/ 03 Hrs).
  • Arrive Vadodara and proceed for  sightseeing (visit to Greenway Factory and  home visits).  
    Lunch in a hotel/ local restaurant.
  • Post lunch, transfer to the airport and  board flight to Delhi. Flight 6E 6512 (1615  Hrs/ 1745 Hrs).
  • Arrive Delhi and transfer to airport to board  flight back home or check – in at the hotel.

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Dholpur (Overnight)

An overnight trip to see Frontier Market’s women entrepreneur projects in Dholpur and a visit to the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most iconic landmarks.

DAY 1, Fri (27th Oct'2017): DELHI - DHOLPUR - AGRA

DAY 2, Sat (28 Oct’2017): AGRA - DELHI

Meals Included: Lunch and dinner.

  • Early morning you will be met by IndeBo representative and driven to Dholpur (285 kms/6 hrs approx).
  • Arrive Dholpur and lunch in a hotel/ local restaurant. Post lunch, drive to a nearby village to visit some local households.
  • In the evening, drive to Agra (Approx 02 hrs). Arrive and check-in at the hotel followed by dinner.
  • Overnight at Jaypee Palace, Agra.

Meals Included: Breakfast and lunch

  • Wake up to witness the dome of Taj Mahal changing colours at sunrise.
  • Return to the hotel for breakfast and later leave to visit the splendid Agra Fort.
  • Lunch in a hotel/ local restaurant.
  • Post lunch, drive back to Delhi (210 kms/ 04 hrs). On arrival transfer to airport to board flight back home or check-in at the hotel.

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Tajnagar (Day Trip)

Day trip in Tajnagar to visit a model village using clean cookstoves and a tour of an institutional solar cooking facility.

Fri (27 October, 2017): DELHI - TAJNAGAR - DELHI

  • After an early breakfast at the hotel, drive to Tajnagar (55 Kms/ 01.5 Hrs).
  • Arrive and proceed for a brief interactive session with the village Panchayat and local villagers on clean cooking.
  • This will be followed by a short visit to the local households to see the stoves used for cooking.
  • Continue your visit and drive to the Brahmakumari’s Om Shanti Retreat Centre (16 Kms/ 30 Mns).
  • Lunch at the retreat centre.
  • After lunch, join for an interactive session followed by a walking tour of the ashram to see the solar concentrators used for cooking.
  • Evening, drive back to your hotel in Delhi.

Delhi (Day Trip)

Day trip to Delhi to see LPG processing plants. Participants will have an exciting opportunity to visit Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) sites in and around Delhi to engage with households that are using subsidized gas for cooking. PMUY aims to provide 50 million households with LPG connections over the next few years. Participants will interact with LPG dealers and distributors, as well officials from the Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum, and Hindustan Petroleum, the main oil marketing companies that are implementing the PMUY program.