Our vision is to become the preeminent organization for promoting and developing a greater understanding and appreciation of the multicultural splendour and heritage of India, in all its facets, among Canadians.


Our mission is to offer the visitors and residents of the National Capital Region a world-class opportunity to experience and personally learn about the traditions, culture and heritage of India – and thus promote multi-cultural understanding, appreciation, harmony and peace; and enhance inter-cultural connectivity in Canada.


  1. Showcase high quality Indian music and dance programs
  2. Engage our patrons with interactive and participatory programs that both entertain and educate about culture and heritage of India
  3. Present nutritious and tasty authentic ethnic food from different regions of India
  4. Present workshops that nourish the Body and Mind: on Wellness, Yoga, Meditation, Music, Arts, Dance and Cooking
  5. Organize discourses, discussions and debates on Indian inspired Culture and Philosophy
  6. Maintain a repository on sources of information on subjects including the Cultures, Festivals, Music and Dances, Philosophies, Literature and Cuisine of India.

Board of Directors

Mr. Cuckoo Kochar


Dr. Balabrahmanandam Madaparthi

Vice Chair

Mr. Sanjeev Chugh


Ms. Neelam Charania


Dr. Aly Abdulla

Mr. Dinesh Mohan

Mr. Jatinder Pal

Chef Joe Thottungal

Ms. Monica Gupta

Ms. Portia Taylor

Prof. Rao Nanduri

Mr. Todd Morin

Executive Team Members

Dr. Balabrahmanandam Madaparthi


Mr. Abhijit Doiphode

Vice President,
Marketing and Communications

Ms. Punita Patel

Vice President,

Mr. Premji Kerai

Vice President,

Mr. Rambabu Kesanakurti

Vice President,
Food and Drinks

Ms. Soumi Ghosh

Vice President,

Mr. Revantha Pentyala

Vice President,

Mr. Ramana Nagineni

Volunteer Coordinator

Ms. Sugandha Bhatnagar

Asst. Volunteer Coordinator

Ms. Angie Szola

Dr. Anusha Jahagirdar

Ms. Bharati Mallya

Ms. Charu Bhargava

Ms. Gipsy Ghosh

Mr. Jatinder Pal

Mr. John Currie

Ms. Kavitha Menon

Ms. Komal Gupta

Ms. Megha Agarwal

Ms. Nancy Premdas

Ms. Nutan Bhutani

Ms. Paroma Datta

Mr. Pavan Suguru

Ms. Priya Chandran

Mr. Puneet Aggarwal

Ms. Rekha Sudheesh

Mr. Shashwat Agarwal

Mr. Siva Chockalingam

Ms. Usha Ahuja

Ms. Yasmin Asgarali

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