Federation of Indian Associations of ACT (FINACT) Inc

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Member Associations & Delegates

FINACT Member Associations and Their Delegates 

 

2015-16

  1. Australian Anglo Indian Association of Canberra – Joe Bailey

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

  3. Bengali Cultural Association of Canberra - Debashish Raha (Treasurer) 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 – Jimmy Varshil and Joseph Perumal  -  Website

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

  9. Canberra Sikh Association - Amardeep Singh (President) and Jasdeep Randhawa   Website

  10. ACT Telangana Association - Swayam Prakash and Sateesh Gade  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. Initiatives for Women in Needs  -  Madhumita Iyengar (Women Representative)

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

  16. Karnataka Association of Canberra -  Venkat B and Sujith Mysore (Public Officer)  Website

  17. Mandir School of Music - Ragini Santhanam and Janyanam Srinivasan   Website

  18. Oriya Association (OriOz) – Pankaj Das   Website

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

  20. South Indian Fine Arts Society - Mahesh Scaria

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

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

2014-15

 

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

 

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

 

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 WebsiteFacebook

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

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 WebsiteFacebook

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 WebsiteFacebook

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) WebsiteFacebook

21.  EKTA - Indian Subcontinent Students' Association- Shivendra Sharma  WebsiteFacebook

22.  Canberra Jain Mandal - Ashok Jain

 

2011-12

 

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  Website   Facebook

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

 

 

 

Membership Forms

FINACT welcomes all Indian associations to be a part of this federation and contribute to efforts to achieve our shared goal.

 

 

Membership Form (PDF)

Membership Form (Word)

 

Membership Renewal Form (PDF)

Membership Renewal Form (Word)

Annual Reports

Annual Reports provide a vivid details of activities undertaken by FINACT in respective financial year. The reports can be viewed in a new window or downloaded.

 

Annual Report 2014-15 

Annual Report 2013-14

Annual Report 2012-13

Annual Report 2011-12

Our Objectives

To advocate on matters of  interest to the Indian Communities; to promote Indian Art & Culture and to foster friendships with the wider Australian Community, FINACT values:

Fraternity

Inclusiveness

Networking

Assistance

Cooperation

Teamwork

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