Useful Information

Please use the links above to navigate to relevant information.

Working and Visiting Hours at IMF

The Foundation remains open from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. apart from gazetted holidays, second Saturdays and Sundays.

Visiting hours at the IMF are 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM (Indian Standard Time) on working days. For briefing/debriefing, prior appointment is to be fixed with the Director-IMF telephonically to avoid inconvenience.

Important Contacts

Telephone Numbers








Facilities Available

The following facilities are available for expeditionists:

Boarding and Lodging Arrangements

Dormitory accommodation for 30 persons and cafeteria are available at IMF (located 15 kms from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi). The charges are US$ 5 per head per day. Booking is done on "First Come, First Served" basis.

Equipment and Souvenir Shop

Items of clothing and equipment, books, maps, journals and souvenirs are available for sale at the IMF at reasonable charges. Credit Cards (Master/Visa) are acceptable.

Equipment Lending Shop

Equipment and clothing items are given to expeditions on hire against a fiscal security deposit at the hire rates in operation. Availability has to be checked in advance and booking done accordingly