Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia (CIO)

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A scene from the Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia's Festival of India.

About the Country of India

The Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia (CIO) gives the following descriptive information:
CIO, Council of Indian Organizations in Greater Philadelphia, is a non-profit, non-political, non-sectarian organization formed primarily for cultural and educational purposes.

Specifically, its aims and objectives are:
  • To provide a common platform to the various member organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area for pursuing their common goals and sharing their concerns.
  • To promote, coordinate, and support joint efforts in the social, cultural, educational, and charitable activities of the member organizations.
  • To provide civic and political education to the people of Indian origin and encourage greater participation by them in public affairs and to enhance their contribution to the society at large.
  • To foster friendship and understanding between people of Asian Indian origin and others.
  • To act as a spokesperson for the Asian Indian community.

This organization is headquartered in Frazer, Pennsylvania.

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