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 Vikas Swarup

Board of Directors

Mr. Cuckoo Kochar

Chair

 

Ms. Neelam Charania

Secretary

 

Dr. Aly Abdulla

 

Dr. Balabrahmanandam Madaparthi

 

Mr. Dinesh Mohan

Prof. Rao Nanduri

Vice Chair

 

Mr. Sanjeev Chugh

Treasurer

 

Mr. Jatinder Pal

Chef Joe Thottungal

Ms. Portia Taylor

Mr. Todd Morin

 

Dr. Nalin Bhargava – Advisor

 

TGIF 2019 Executive Team

Mr. Bala Brahmanandam Madaparthi

President  

Mr. Udham Singh

PM 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. Revanth Pentyala

AVP, Development

 

Mr. Ramana Nagineni

AVP, Marketing and Communications

 

Mr. Ram Gundala

VP, Operations

 

Mr. Premnath Chiruvella

AVP, Operations

 

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