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Trainees Hostel

The trainees’ hostel ‘Indicus’ is an elegant three storey building officially inaugurated during ICAR-CIBA’s Silver Jubilee Year, 2012. The facility is situated adjacent to the research complex on the main campus of ICAR-CIBA. The hostel offers modest and limited number of well-furnished air-conditioned rooms including two VIP Suites and eight rooms with double bed occupancy, two family rooms with 3 beds and a dormitory with 7 beds on shared occupancy. The well-ventilated rooms are provided with state-of-the-art facilities and sea-front view to accommodate bonafide visitors / guests for short stay not exceeding 7 days.

Amenities in rooms
TV with DTH connection
Instant coffee making
Attached bathroom with water heater, and towels

Common facilities
Dining Hall / Cafeteria
Internet access at public areas/ Wi-Fi in  public areas
Daily housekeeping
Parking facility

Guest House (1)

Catering Services

Catering Services are not available at present in the Hostel. However, tea/coffee making facilities are provided in each room. Interested guests can avail the canteen facility at the Institute premises located 100 meters away for tea/coffee, breakfast and lunch. Dinner can be obtained on a delivery basis from nearby restaurants.

Charges Applicable to Indicus Trainees’ Hostel

Single bed per person per day charges AC Guest rooms (Rates w. e. f: 1st Sep, 2019)

Sl. No.CategoryPurposeA/C Bed roomVIP Suite (A/C)
1Serving and retired employees of ICAR/SAUsOfficial visit500700
Private visit200300
2Serving employees of State/Central Govt Autonomous Org. /PSUsOfficial / Personal visit600800
3Private visitorsNA700900
4Foreign visitors (SAARC)Official visit20002500
5Foreign visitors (Others)Official visit30003500

For booking please submit the given below form addressed to Director, CIBA, Chennai (Email: / Fax: 044-24610311)

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Chennai Airport17 km45 min
Chennai Egmore  Railway Station9 km40 min
Chennai Central Railway Station10 km45 min
Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT), Koyambedu20 km60 min
Adayar bus stand4 km15 min
Mandaveli Bus stand3 km10 min
Marina Beach6 km15 min
Santhome1 km5 min