“Telangana Community” was formed in 2008 and incorporated as a ‘not-for-profit’ organization in Atlanta, GA, USA. Telangana is a region in south-central India
The objective of the Telangana Community is to build a social platform for all the Non Resident Telanganites (hereinafter referred to as NRTs), living across the globe, USA in particular and to protect, preserve and promote the heritage & culture of Telangana in addition to supporting the socio-economic development of the region
This organization does not and will not have any political association with any party any where in the world.
A vibrant, confident, proud, peaceful and Self Reliant Telangana that is well developed and prosperous akin to Punjab region of India
To help restore and build the identity, pride & self respect of Telanganites and to be a part of developed, prosperous & vibrant Telangana region.
To provide a platform for all the like-minded, passionate & sympathetic people who understand and share the culture, heritage and values of Telangana, to participate in its socio-economic development.
- Build a common platform for the NRT community
- Preserve, promote and protect our rich culture, heritage, literature and values within and beyond the Telangana region.
- Help the community, with focus on Telangana through charitable works.
- Undertake Educational, Development and other Projects with focus on Telangana region.
The Community recognizes the existence of a need for collective action on part of the NRTs to realize a common dream – to be prosperous & vibrant Telanganites and to be associated with such a region. It believes that it takes everyone in the community working together for a better and brighter future. To this effect, building a social networking community with all the like-minded people is utmost important and a priority to this organization.
Membership to the community is open and members are not discriminated for their caste, region, religion, race or sex. Membership drives from time to time through various ways including the organization’s website .To fund the community activities, in addition to conducting fundraising events, members would be encouraged to actively volunteer, donate and sponsor various programs and activities.
Promoting Telangana Culture
Telangana region has a rich history, heritage, culture and literature and it is important to preserve and promote these inheritances, by celebrating festivals and organizing cultural and literary events
It is decided that Telangana Community will organize the following events every year.
- An “Annual Telangana (Cultural) Day” (in Winter)
- A Picnic – ‘Vanta/Vana Bhojanaalu’ (in Summer)
- Bathukamma & Dasara Festival (in Fall)
The organization may also conduct other Fund raising, sports, cultural and entertainment events
Charitable Works/Helping Hands
The organization truly understands the meaning of a ‘community’ and the importance of helping the needy. In addition, it will reach out to the poverty stricken people of the Telangana region with various charity works like.
- Educational funding.
- Child health
- Supporting the old & disabled.
- General health & dental camps to promote health awareness
- Helping victims of disaster, accident and other unfortunate events
- Coordinating with other charitable foundations with shared goals
Telangana Community will also actively work to help other people in US and across the globe, by undertaking local community services (within USA).
As the major objective of Telangana Community is to develop the Telangana region through various means, it believes in the collective effort to help uplift the social, economic and general living conditions of the underdeveloped areas of the region. The c0ommunity also believes that the three basic building blocks for a sustainable better quality of life are – Education, Income & Health and that by undertaking or funding those projects, the development of the area is possible
Our aim is to fund or undertake projects in one or more of the following areas in partnership/collaboration with the following entities.
- Local Government/Administration
- Local Communities
- Local Charitable Foundations
Education & Awareness
- Basic Education & Schooling Facilities
- Model School Programs
- Early Childhood Education
- Education for Children with Special Needs
- Adult Literacy & Continuing Education
- Computer Aided Learning
- Literary Activities
Economic Well Being & Income Generation
- Saving Schemes
- Self Employment Schemes
- Small Business Schemes
- Encouraging Cash Crops
- Job Creation
- Vocational Courses
- Encouraging Vocational Trades
Health & Environment
- Sanitation & Waste Management
- Potable Drinking Water
- Health Camps
- Medical Supplies
- Disability & Rehabilitation
- Eye & Dental Care
- Preventive Care
- Conserving & Managing Natural Resources
- Save the Environment
Infrastructure & Better Living
- Better Roads
- Underground Drainage/Sewer
- Cost-effective Housing with proper ventilation & lighting
Sports & Recreation
- Establishing Sports facilities and Clubs
- Children’s Play Parks
- Organizing Competitive Sports Tournaments
- Organizing Annual ‘Jathara’/’Mela’/’Santha’
- Organizing Cultural & Literary Activities
- Providing increased opportunities for women in employment, business and politics
- Educating and Protecting against domestic violence