March 11, 2016

Member Associations and Delegates

2016-17

 

1.   ACT Telangana Association – Shanthi Reddy and Ramesh Kyla (Coordinator for Cultural Programs)     Website

2.   Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

3.   Australian Tamil Society of ACT – Pal Muthiah and Ravi Krish     Facebook

4.   Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra – Apratim Chakrabarti and  Ajit Banerjee   Website    Facebook

5.   Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand –  Sanjay Pandey (Public Officer) and Sushant Goel    Website    Facebook

6.   Canberra Hindu Mandir Inc – Punitha Arunagiriranjan and Anitha Kandukuri   Website     Facebook

7.   Canberra Jain Mandal – Praveen Jain  and Deepali Jain

8.   Canberra Malayalee Association – Anoop Kumar Muringodil and Shaji Karattiyattil (Treasurer)  –   Website    Facebook

9.   Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association Inc – Harjinder Dhindasa and Sumandeep Dhillon (Representative for Youths)   Facebook

10.  Canberra Sikh Association – Amardeep Singh (President) and Jasbir Singh Gidda   Website

11.  EKTA – Indian Subcontinent Students’ Association –  Akash Maheshwari    Website    Facebook

12.  Gujarati Samaj of ACT – Jay Patel   Website

13.  Indian Australian Association of Health and Well-being –  Chittibabu Divi (Secretary)

14.  Indian Senior Citizens Association  –  Subhash Jalota and Kanti Jinna    Website    Facebook

15.  Indian Students Association  –  Rushikesh Nivalkar and Subhra Biswal   Facebook     Twitter

16.  Initiatives for Women in Needs  –  Madhumita Iyengar (Women Representative)    Website     Facebook

17.  Integrated Cultures ACT Inc – Jayanti Gupta and Kamala Smith   Website

18.  Karnataka Association of Canberra –  Venkatesh Bidarkal (Coordinator for Community Services) and Sujith Mysore    Website

19.  Mandir School of Music – Ragini Santhanam and Santhanam Srinivasan    Facebook

20.  Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das and Sekhar Mahapatra    Website

21.  Rajasthan Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Lakhan Sharma    Website     Facebook

22.  Rajdhani Marathi Mandal Canberra – Shubhada Shukla and Suraj Suvarna    Website     Facebook     Google+

23.  South Indian Fine Arts Society – Mahesh Scaria (Vice President)

24.  Sprintz  –  Shaji Karattiyattil (Treasurer) and Benedict Cherian   Facebook

25.  Telugu Association of Canberra – Krishna Nadimpalli and Sree Prasad     Website    Facebook

26.  The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association (CMCAA) Inc – Terry Hunjon     Website

 

2015-16

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1.   ACT Telangana Association – Swayam Prakash and Sateesh Gade  Website

2.   Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

3.   Australian Tamil Society of ACT – Pal Muthiah and Ravi Krish Facebook

4.   Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra – Debashish Raha (Treasurer) and  Ajit Banerjee   Website    Facebook

5.   Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand –  Sanjay Pandey  Website    Facebook

6.   Canberra Hindu Mandir Inc – Punitha Arunagiriranjan    Website   Facebook

7.   Canberra Jain Mandal – Ashok Jain

8.   Canberra Malayalee Association – Jimmy Varghese and Joseph Perumal  –   Website   Facebook

9.   Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association Inc – Harjinder Dhindasa and Sumandeep Dhillon (Representative for Youths)

10.  Canberra Sikh Association – Amardeep Singh (President) and Jasdeep Randhawa   Website

11.  EKTA – Indian Subcontinent Students’ Association –  Akash Maheshwari   Website   Facebook

12.  Gujarati Samaj of ACT – Prakash Mehta   Website

13.  Indian Australian Association of Health and Well-being –  Chittibabu Divi (Secretary)

14.  Indian Senior Citizens Association  –  Subhash Jalota and Kanti Jinna    Website    Facebook

15.  Initiatives for Women in Needs  –  Madhumita Iyengar (Women Representative)   Website    Facebook

16.  Integrated Cultures ACT Inc – Jayanti Gupta (Coordinator for Community Services)   Website

17.  Karnataka Association of Canberra –  Venkat B and Sujith Mysore (Public Officer)  Website

18.  Mandir School of Music – Ragini Santhanam and Janyanam Srinivasan

19.  Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das   Website

20.  Rajasthan Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Lakhan Sharma (Vice President)   Website  Facebook

21.  Rajdhani Marathi Mandal Canberra – Yogesh Mule    Website    Facebook    Google+

22.  South Indian Fine Arts Society – Mahesh Scaria

23.  Telugu Association of Canberra – Krishna Nadimpalli and Sree Prasad (Coordinator for Cultural Programs)  Website   Facebook

24.  The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association (CMCAA) Inc – Terry Hunjon  Website

2014-15

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1.   Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

2.   Australian Tamil Society of ACT – Pal Muthiah

3.   Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra – Debashish Raha and  Ajit Banerjee   Website   Facebook

4.   Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand –  Sanjay Pandey  Website    Facebook

5.   Canberra Hindu Mandir Inc – Punitha Arunagiriranjan  Website   Facebook

6.   Canberra Jain Mandal – Ashok Jain

7.   Canberra Malayalee Association – Mahesh Scaria  (Treasurer)  –  Website

8.   Canberra Punjabi Sports and Cultural Association Inc

9.   Canberra Sikh Association – Taranjot Singh (Public Officer) and Jasdeep Randhawa   Website

10.  EKTA – Indian Subcontinent Students’ Association –  Akash Maheshwari   Website   Facebook

11.  Gujarati Samaj of ACT – Prakash Mehta   Website

12.  Indian Australian Association of Health and Well-being –  Chittibabu Divi

13.  Initiatives for Women in Needs  –  Madhumita Iyengar

14.  Integrated Cultures ACT Inc – Jayanti Gupta

15.  Karnataka Association of Canberra –  Sujith Mysore (Secretary)  Website

16.  Mandir School of Music – Ragini Santhanam   Website

17.  Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das   Website

18.  Rajasthan Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Lakhan Sharma (Vice President)   Website  Facebook

19.  South Indian Fine Arts Society – Mahesh Scaria

20.  Telugu Association of Canberra – Krishna Nadimpalli (President)   Website   Facebook

21.  The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association (CMCAA) Inc – Terry Hunjon  Website

 

Pending:  Canberra Telangana Association – Swayam Prakash

2013-14

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1.   Assamese Community – Akash Saikia

2.   Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

3.   Australian Tamil Society of ACT – Pal Muthiah

4.   Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra – Rana Ganguly and  Tapas Biswas   Website   Facebook

5.   Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand –  Sanjay Pandey  Website    Facebook

6.   Canberra Malayalee Association – Mahesh Scaria  (Treasurer)  –  Website

7.   Canberra Sikh Association – Dr Indar Pal Singh Kang & Amardeep Singh (President)   Website

8.   Gujarati Samaj of ACT – Jigar Gosai   Website

9.    Indian Senior Citizens Association of ACT Inc – Subhash Jalota   Website    Facebook

10.  Integrated Cultures ACT Inc – Jayanti Gupta (Past President)

11.  Karnataka Association of Canberra –  Sujith Mysore  Website

12.  Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das   Website

13.  Rajasthan Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Lakhan Sharma   Website  Facebook

14.  The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association (CMCAA) Inc – Terry Hunjon  Website

15.  Telugu Association of Canberra – Krishna Nadimpalli (Secretary)   Website   Facebook

16.  EKTA – Indian Subcontinent Students’ Association –  Akash Maheshwari   Website   Facebook

17.  Canberra Jain Mandal – Ashok Jain

18.  Integrated Sports Network  –  Chakradhar Ravinuthala

19.  Initiatives for Women in Needs  –  Madhumita Iyengar

20.  Indian Australian Association of Health and Well-being –  Chittibabu Divi

2012-13

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1.   Assamese Community – Akash Saikia

2.   Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

3.   Australian Tamil Society of ACT – Pal Muthiah (Public Officer & Coordinator of Community Services)

4.   Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra – Tapas Biswas   Website   Facebook

5.   Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Amish Chaturvedi (Vice President)   Website   Facebook

6.   Canberra Malayalee Association – Mahesh Scaria – Website

7.   Canberra Sikh Association – Dr Indar Pal Singh Kang; Alternate delegate: Baljit Kaur Nahl    Website

8.   Canberra Telugu Vaani and Samithi – Laxman Prasad; Alternate Delegate: Rao Adiraja

9.   Diwali Mela Inc – Krishan Aggarwal   Website

10.  Gujarati Samaj of ACT – Jigar Gosai   Website

11.  India Australia Association Canberra (IAAC) – Raj Satija   Website

12.  Canberra India Business Council – Deepak-Raj Gupta   Website

13.  Indian Senior Citizens Association of ACT Inc – Subhash Jalota   Website     Facebook

14.  Integrated Cultures ACT Inc – Jayanti Gupta (President)

15.  Karnataka Association of Canberra – Sujith Mysore (Cultural Coordinator) Website

16.  Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das Website

17.  Rajasthan Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Lakhan Sharma   Website    Facebook

18.  South Indian Fine Arts Association (SIFAA) – Gopal Krishnan    Facebook

19.  The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association (CMCAA) Inc – Chander Dhawan (Treasurer)

20.  Telugu Association of Canberra – Chakradhar Ravinuthala (Secretary)   Website    Facebook

21.  EKTA – Indian Subcontinent Students’ Association- Shivendra Sharma   Website    Facebook

22.  Canberra Jain Mandal – Ashok Jain

2011-12

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1. Assamese Community  –  Akash Saikia

2. Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

3. Australian Tamil Society of ACT – Pal Muthiah (Coordinator  of Community Services)

4. Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra – Ajit Banerjee  WebsiteFacebook

5. Bihar Jharkhand Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Amish Chaturvedi (Secretary)  Website Facebook

6. Canberra Malayalee Association – Jacob Tharakan Vadakkedathu (President) –   Website

7. Canberra Sikh Association – Dr Indar Pal Singh Kang;  Alternate delegate: Baljit Kaur Nahl

8. Canberra Telugu Vaani and Samithi – Laxman Prasad; Alternate Delegate: Rao Adiraja

9. Diwali Mela Inc – Krishan Aggarwal  Website

10. Gujarati Samaj of ACT – Niraj Mehta  Website

11. India Australia Association Canberra (IAAC) – Raj Satija  Website

12. Canberra India Business Council – Deepak-Raj Gupta  Website

13. Indian Senior Citizens Association of ACT Inc – Subhash Jalota   Website Facebook

14. Integrated Cultures ACT Inc – Jayanti Gupta (Vice President)

15. Karnataka Association of Canberra – Raja Nagaraja   Website

16. Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das  Website

17. Rajasthan Sabha of Australia and New Zealand – Lakhan Sharma   Website Facebook

18. South Indian Fine Arts Association (SIFAA) – Gopal Krishnan (Coordinator for Social & Cultural Program)  Facebook

19. The Canberra Multicultural Artists Association (CMCAA) Inc – Chander Dhawan  (Treasurer)

20. Telugu Association of Canberra – Chakradhar Ravinuthala    Website Facebook

21. EKTA – Indian Subcontinent Students’ Association- Shivendra Sharma  (Student Representative)  Website Facebook

 

  • ....... it was a great afternoon and really showed the spirit and commitment of the FINACT organisations.
    Meegan Fitzharris, MLA
    ACT Assembly
    Meegan Fitzharris, MLA
    ACT Assembly

    Many thanks for the opportunity to come along, it was a great afternoon and really showed the spirit and commitment of the FINACT organisations.

  • Please accept our grateful thanks for organising it (Community Harmony Day 2015) so well.
    Ashok Jain
    Canberra Jain Mandal
    Ashok Jain
    Canberra Jain Mandal

    Please accept our grateful thanks for organising it (Community Harmony Day 2015) so well. This team under your (Krishna Nadimpalli) guidance has taken FINACT to levels unthinkable before.

  • Please continue to pursue the relevant issues for the benefit of the constituent organisations.
    Kanti Jinna
    Royal Commonwealth Society
    Kanti Jinna
    Royal Commonwealth Society

    Please continue to pursue the relevant issues for the benefit of the constituent organisations.

  • Congratulations on a job extremely well done. I cannot remember of a community event so meticulously planned, ....
    Joe Bailey
    Australian Anglo Indian Association
    Joe Bailey
    Australian Anglo Indian Association

    Congratulations on a job extremely well done. I cannot remember of a community event so meticulously planned, organised and executed by any Indian associations in Canberra.

  • Thank you and congratulations for organising the very successful Harmony Day 2015 on 28 Feb 2015.
    Debashish Raha
    Bengali Cultural Association
    Debashish Raha
    Bengali Cultural Association

    Thank you and congratulations for organising the very successful Harmony Day 2015 on 28 Feb 2015. If Bengali Cultural Association can be of any assistance, please let us know.

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