About Us

Arumugam works as a Lead Microsoft Business Intelligence Solutions Developer in Baltimore,Maryland. With graduation in Electrical Engineering, he has been in IT industry over 18 years and worked on wide range of technologies. Arumugam and his wife- Priya have been blessed with two daughters Subhashini and Harshini. He loves teaching and volunteering for good causes. He has been with India Forum since 2009.India forum Inc is a non- profit community organization. Formed in 1975 with a goal to promote Indian culture, tradition and
heritage in this part of the world, IFI hosts the following events annually.

  • Holi Dance Competition:Schools of Indian dance compete at all age levels.
  • India Day: A celebration of cultural diversity and rich heritage of India.

  • Indo-American Friendship Dinner: An event with a 25 year heritage celebrating the friendship generated with the

 

              local communities.

 

  • Diwali: A premier year-end event Celebrating the Festival of lights.

IFI also has its communication medium in the form of a newsletter called ‘Sandesh’.




India Forum Inc.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES


1. Mukesh Garg - Chairman

Mukesh Garg a Mechanical Engineer and MBA in Marketing, works for MSI Universal;a Construction Management Company as a Quality Control Manager. Migrated to US in 2001, Mukesh was in the business of exports and manufacturing of handicrafts, Indian traditional garments, and gold jewelry while in India. He is married to Rima-an educationist and has two young sons Daksh- a freshmen at Loyola University, MD and Divij- a Junior at Centennial High School. Mukesh continues to follow his family values and tradition of community services and charity and has been associated with IFI since 2004 in different capacities. Loves to play badminton and watch football and basketball. Mukesh has always been inspired and motivated by the honest, hard-working, and full of life people in US.

 



2. Nags, Nagarajan Pattabiraman -  President

Nagarajan Pattabiraman is a Software IT Professional for US Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as Client. He has traveled and worked in Canada, US, Japan, and India. His passion to serve the community is well supported by his wife Ramya and daughter Namrata. He loves to meet people, serve the community and spend time with his Family.

 

3. Sunil Katta - Secretary

Sunil Katta Sunil Katta is a new 2016 IFI board member and a Software engineer by profession. With over 11 years of IT industry experience, currently he is one of the key contributors and is part of Affordable Care Act technical implementation team with "Federal Data Services HUB"​ project. Cherished Obama's administration signature achivement of extending subsidized health care to 18 million individuals as of 1/31/2016. Worked at XOC (Exchange Operations Center) led by white house representatives such as Cheif Technology Officer of USA, Todd park during December 2013 to March 2014.  

In his words "I owe to community and I would like to repay atleast some part of it through community service with a strong support of my wife Gouthami and little daughter kavya srisahithi". He loves to spend time with family members/friends, indulge in gemstone collection and work on home improvement projects. 

4. Deepesh Saxena - Treasurer

A Chartered Accountant by profession, Deepesh works as a Senior Engagement Manager for Microsoft’s Dynamics Applications with BroadPoint Technologies Inc. He has traveled and worked in Dubai, Malaysia, UK and India for the past 20yrs. His passion for giving back to the community is strengthened by his wife Amrita and two daughters Kaviksha and Shubhi. He has been on India Forum’s Board since 2005. He loves to write on various non-fictional topics and finds time to tee-off.

 

5. Arumugam Pandoor - Board member  

 

                                                   









  
Arumugam works as a Lead Microsoft Business Intelligence Solutions Developer in Baltimore,Maryland. With graduation in Electrical Engineering, he has been in IT industry over 18 years and worked on wide range of technologies. Arumugam and his wife- Priya have been blessed with two daughters Subhashini and Harshini. He loves teaching and volunteering for good causes. He has been with India Forum since 2009.


    


                                                                                                                                                                                     
   






Board Members:

6. Jayapal Natesan - Board Member

Jaypal is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer from Madras University and is selfemployed as a business consultant on various SAP ERP implementations. He is the sole proprietor of JALS Systems and also has worked as general manager for a startup company. He has been involved in numerous public service events and generous charity work. He and his spouse-Latha Jayapal, have been blessed with two daughters Aishwarrya and Shrayaa. He loves to travel and meet new people.

 

 

7. Thulasiraman SMK - Board Member


SMK

Thulasiraman SMK is a Sr Project Manager working with one of the fastest growing companies in USA. He has varied interests which include playing cricket, Swimming and Traveling.He has been involved in various public service events and communites services. He and his spouse Saraladevi, have been blessed with two daughters Mridula and Nivedita. 


 









 
    
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