TCAGT is a new, non-profit cultural organization serving the Telugu community in the Canada. It was announced on so so with its registered office in so so. TCAGT is established as service oriented organization due to its articles and mission. Created under the stewardship of prominent Telugu leaders, so so, past presidents and past conveners of other Telugu organizations and prominent Telugu persons living in CANADA for long time. TCAGT is involved in promoting community services, cultural and social activities, student assistance, and preservation and promotion of Telugu language and heritage in the Canada, and across the globe.
TCAGT is more open and transparent in its structure and function. It was inaugurated on so so with 10 members Board of Directors and Executive committee under the leadership of President so so, a prominent Telugu leader with over 20 years experience.
The core mission of TCAGT is to serve the growing needs of thousands of people of Telugu origin living in North America. Membership is open to people of Telugu origin living across the globe. An estimated three hundred thousand Telugu people are living in the Canada, and a majority are professionals such as doctors, biomedical scientists, businessmen, engineers, information technologists, entrepreneurs, pharmacists, professors, teachers, real estate developers and highly skilled workers. TCAGT strives to serve them with cultural and social activities here in the Canada and back home in Andhra Pradesh,India.
TCAGT’s mission of serving the Telugu Indian-Canada community is achieved by organizing regional activities, meetings, and biannual conventions to celebrate Telugu culture and traditions. TCAGT has identified several key activities such as exchange programs for students, scientists, artists and professionals, and advancing the Telugu heritage, sponsoring events that enrich and enlighten society, and extending support back home for educational, business and overall development of Telugu communities across the globe.
As part of its mission, TCAGT intends to promote the Telugu language to children of Telugu origin in the Canada – so that they can read and write in Telugu as second language.