Vision

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.

Mission

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.

Objectives

  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.

Patron

His Excellency Ajay Bisaria 

 

TGIF 2020 Board of Directors

Prof. Rao Nanduri

Chair

 

Mr. Gautam Subra

Treasurer

 

Ms. Priya Chandran

 

Chef Joe Thottungal

Vice Chair

 

Dr. Bala Brahmanandam Madaparthi

 

Mr. Satish Bansal

Secretary

 

Mr. Dinesh Mohan

 

TGIF 2020 Executive Team

Mr. Udham Singh

Volunteer Coordinator

 

Mr. Anil D’Souza

VP, Food & Beverages

 

Mr. Abhijit Potdar

AVP, Food & Beverages

 

Ms. Angie Szola

Beverages

Ms. Priti Srivastava

VP, Programs

 

Ms. Priya Chandran

AVP, Programs

 

Ms. Asha Chandan

VP, Development

 

Mr. Satish Bansal

AVP, Development

 

Mr. Phaneendra Rao Mane

VP, Marketing and Communications

 

Mr. Ramana Nagineni

AVP, Marketing and Communications

 

Mr. Ram Gundala

VP, Operations

 

Mr. Premnath Chiruvella

AVP, Operations

 

TGIF 2020 Organizing Team

Programs

 

Anubhav Babbar

 

Arpan Bhargava

 

Deepika Bhargava

 

Priya Puri

 

Shailesh Kapadia

 

Vivek Srivastava

Marketing & Communications

 

Gowri Naresh

 

Mariya Mubeen

 

Rahul Tomar

 

Rupkatha Ganguly

 

Development

 

George Garby

 

Reena Kadari

 

Usha Ahuja

 

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