International Young Scientist Congress

6th International Young Scientist Congress (IYSC-2020)


Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights

8th and 9 th May 2020
in collaboration with
Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun, UK, India

Tourist places at Dehradun

Forest Research Institute

Forest Research Institute, one of the premier academic institutes in India, is a picture perfect tourist attraction.Sprawling over a plinth area of 2.5 hectares, with the outer Himalaya forming its backdrop, the building of the institute is the best example of Greco-Roman and Colonial architectural styles. Built in 1906, featuring architectural elements like Mughal towers, formed arches, Roman columns edged by cloisters, the size of the institute campus is larger than the Buckingham Palace. Forest Research Institute is nurturing some of the best talents in the field of forestry research since the British era. The lush green campus of Forest Research Institute comprises of laboratories, libraries, herbariums and museum - Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Museum, Timbra Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum and the Entomology Museum. Tourists who wish to explore the campus can take a guided tour.
Guided tours operate: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM, Open all days
FRI Museum: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Open all days

Clock Tower

Clock tower, also known as "ghanta ghar" is a very famous tourist attraction. It was started in the year 1948 and got completed in 1953. Located in the heart of the Dehradun, the clock tower is encircled by commercial complexes, shops, and GPO. It was a renowned landmark of the city and was built by the British before India got its independence. The clock does not tick at present, but it is said that years ago when it was built, the peak of it was such that a person on the other end of the city could hear it as well. The clock tower is situated on the Rajpur Road and is surrounded by numerous business centers. The tower has a gold plate on top of it which has all the names of the freedom fighters who fought for the independence of the country and helped it break free from the chains of British slavery.

Daat Kali Temple

Established on 13th June 1804, the Daat Kali Temple is a prominent place to visit for people on a spiritual tour to Dehradun. According to the locals, the temple made when construction work of Dehradun - Saharanpur highway was under process. Maa Kali appeared in the dream of an engineer, who was working on the national highway project, gave him an idol of Goddess Kali and ordered him to construct a temple at this place. Sacred to goddess Kali, here one can set of flames burning off the rocks, which are continuously burning since 1921. A car puja, a Hindu ceremony, is performed at the Daat Kali Temple to bless the automobile and to keep it from bad influence. Each and everyday regional villagers and tourists waits and pray at the temple and offer oil, flour and ghee to the deity.

Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib

Tourists who are on a spiritual tour to Dehradun should visit the Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara. Established in the 17th century, Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara is the oldest pilgrimage center for Sikh Community in Dehradun. Construction of the Gurudwara was commissioned by Ram Rai, the eldest son of the seventh Guru of Sikhs, Sri Har Raj Ji. Many fables are associated with the history of the temple and as per one of them, Ram Rai was expelled from his town as he was not ready to take over the positions as a Sikh Guru.Then, Ram Rai tries to settle in Dehradun and constructed this holy Gurudwara. Currently, the Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara Darbar Sahib is the most famous religious center of the Udaseen sect of Sikh community. The building of the gurudwara is the finest example of the Indo-Islamic architectural style, featuring domes, minarets, and paintings. Till date people of all classes, castes and creed visit the Darbar Sahib. The Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara offers both free and low-cost accommodation. Gurudwara association also runs many prestigious educational institutions including Medical College, hospital, and charitable trust. On the fifth day of the Holi, Jhanda Fair, is celebrated every year in the memory of Guru Ram Rai, a flag hosting takes place during the festival.

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