The Federation of Indo-American Association of Northern California strives to build a strong, grassroot organization that truly represents the diversity that exists among Indians and Indo-Americans. We invite all Indians and non-Indians regardless of race, culture, religion or age to join us in building a better environment for us and our children; as well as helping to improve the health and well-being of our families and friends in the India subcontinent. Our younger members engage in activities that help build strong youth leaders.

India Facts

India, a peninsular nation in South Asia, has been, for centuries, a region of attraction for many a traveler, researcher and business man around the world. India Geography sketches the spectrum of topographical features, climatic conditions based on India location, disaster prone regions as well as flora and fauna, which stretch along different India States. In India, weather conditions show marked difference with the difference in regions and seasons.

India Independence Day Celebration August 15th 2010, 11:00am Onwards

The evening will proudly showcase Indian culture and people of this heritage, while you enjoy AT&T Park and your SF Giants game against San Diego Padres in a unique environment enriched by beautifully choreographed Indian dances, colorful Indian costumes and cultural programs.

Board Members

Anil Yadav
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Kanchan Dharmani
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Rajeev Awasty
Rajeev Awasty has been a resident of the Bay area since 1991.He owns and runs his Real Estate company in Fremont CA, called RockRidge GMAC Real Estate.He has been in Real Estate business since 2000, and has consistently been a top producer thruout.He has been involved with FIANC since 2007.
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Dr. Suresh Mahawar
Dr. Suresh Mahawar has been a distinguished physician with multiple board certifications and specialties. He has successful clinics in Fremont and Los Gatos. He moved in bay area in 2004 and has been socially very active and has served as past President of FIANC. Currently he is board of trustees.
Rashmika Mahawar
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Gulshan Bajaj
Gulshan Bajaj is President of Angel Photo Center Inc. owning several bay area retail locations specializing in photography and video editing. As an entrepreneur and businessman, he has been actively involved in his professional sphere through affiliations with the local chambers and photo and video associations. On a personal level, Gulshan has been energetically involved with community organizations such as FIANC, Home of Hope, Sankara Eye Foundation as well as other local community service organizations. He has been affiliated with FIANC since 1994 as one of the founding members.
Varinder Kultham
Varinder Kultham is a ‘Certified Treasury Professional’ and holds Master’ degree in Economics & Finance. Currently he is working as Treasury Manager for VeriFone Inc. where he is responsible for managing world-wide treasury operations including foreign exchange hedging, risk and investment management. In the past he has worked in investment banking area for companies like Morgan Stanley and Comerica Bank. He has been affiliated with FIANC since 2002.
Sheetal Ohri
Having 15 years of experience working in Hotels and Travel industry in India and UK. Fantastic with PR and Sales, Negotiations, Creating Brand Identity, Organising Events. Establishing Non-Profits and Fundraising.
Shailesh Patel
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