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    Indian Council for Cultural Relations

    About The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)

    The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) was founded in 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, independent India’s first Education Minister. Its objectives are to actively participate in the formulation and implementation of policies and programmes pertaining to India’s external cultural relations; to foster and strengthen cultural relations and mutual understanding between India and other countries; to promote cultural exchanges with other countries and people; and to develop relations with nations.

    Maulana Abul Kalam

    The Founder,

    Indian Council for Cultural Relations

    Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe


    Indian Council for Cultural Relations

    Mr.Akhilesh Mishra

    Director General,

    Indian Council for Cultural Relations

    Regional Office in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

    The Regional Office in Ahemdabad was inaugurated by Dr. Suresh Kumar Goel, DG, ICCR and Special Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs on 06th October, 2012, to represent the ICCR locally in the region.

    The Regional Office coordinates the Council’s activities in its area with regard to International Students and their welfare, Cultural performances by visiting foreign delegation, outgoing cultural delegations from the region, distinguished visitors, exhibition and seminar. Every month, the Ahmedabad Office also organize the Horizon Series Programmes by the local as well as ICCR empanelled artists. It coordinates closely with local cultural and educational organizations and the State Government of Gujarat for carrying out ICCR’s mandate of activities.

    Shri Jigar C Inamdar

    Consultant cum Regional Director

    Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Regional Office :Ahmedabad, Gujarat

    04/19 & 04/20, HRDC Hostel, Teacher's Quarters, Next to NRI Girl's Hostel, Near Hanumanji Temple

    Gujarat University Campus, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad -380009GUJARAT

    Tel: 079 - 26300091/26300046, Fax: 079-26300087, Mob: 9925088855
    Email:  roahmedabad.iccr@gov.in ,  iccrgujarat@gmail.com

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