Diversity Dialogues

National Theatre of the Oppressed Conference

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Vidyadeep College,
Ulsoor Road,
Bangalore 560 042..

Route map at this link

Accommodation and food

CCDC has been associated with Vidyadeep college for over 3 years now.  We are grateful to them for making it possible for us to offer our conference at very modest rates. Vidyadeep is both the venue for conference, and place of stay for outstation participants.

The rooms in Vidyadeep College are simple, clean and well maintained. They are furnished minimally- with a cot, a small cupboard to keep your stuff, an attached bathroom, a table and chair. Bedsheets, pillow covers and blankets are provided. Hot water is not available in the rooms, but can be got from a source outside, in the corridor. 

Please follow the College timings for breakfast and  dinner. If you are planning to have dinner outside, please inform the canteen before 5 PM the same day. 

All workshop participants will have mid morning tea/coffee, lunch and afternoon tea/coffee together. The meals will be simple but wholesome. As you are in the South, be prepared for rice, rice, rice! 

Wheyou arrive: 

  • Please write and let us know the date and time of your arrival. We need to give this information to Vidyadeep College, so they are expecting you.
  • Pleasinform us iyowill be needing food when you arrive, swmainform thcanteen accordingly. 
  • When you reacVidyadeep College, please givyour namtthe security guard at thgateinform him that a room has beebooked for yofor a weekand he will guidyou. 

If yourcoming by train: 

  • Pleasget down at Bangalore Cantonmenstation iyou can – it icloser to the venue - or Bangalore Citstation. From eithestation, the mosconvenient way to travel to the venue is by autorickshaw. From Cantonment Stationits a distancof about 7 kms,and macost arounRs 70. If you’re coming before 8 AM or after 9PM, you will be charged extra. 
  • Please ask thdriver to takyotVidyadeep CollegeoUlsoo(sometimes spelt Halasuru) Road. Landmarks to mention: Manipal Centrenear MG Road. 

From thAirport : 

Air-conditioned taxis wilcosapproximately Rs. 750/- And the travel time wilbabout1hourdepending  on traffic.


Bengaluru Airport Service Page

Bengaluru TransporService Page

Pl. take route nos 4 or 6 analight at Lakeside Hospital (near Ulsoor Lake).

The fare for this distancis approximately Rs.165/- anthe travel timis approximately between 1 hour and 1 hour 30minsdepending otraffic.

From this bustopyou will neeto takaauto tVidyadeep College-a distance of about 2kmsat Rs27/-. Please carrthe route map with you, and remember to mention thlandmarks-MG Road, Manipal Centre.

You can see the route map at this link:

If yoneed help at any point, pleascall

082537040(CCDC landline),


09945811666 (Ram)or


Looking forward to seeing you iBangalore!