General Information

General Information


Electric Supply

The electric current used throughout India is 230 volts AC, 50 Hz (continental Indian standard). Wall outlets are compatible with other continental Indian plugs.

Currency, Banking, Credit Cards and ATMs

The official Indian currency is the Indian Rupee(INR)
Exchange rate can be found at:

Most banks are open from Monday to Saturday (except 2nd and 4th Saturday) 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Almost all banks have Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). Please check with your local bank before departure whether your bank card is valid in India or not.

Credit cards, such as American Express, MasterCard and Visa are generally accepted in india, though not all shops and restaurants accept credit or debit cards.

Room of Silence

A room of silence will be available at Mahatma Mandir for delegates use throughout the meeting. Further information and directions to the room will be available at the AfDB information desk.

Emergency Numbers