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12/05/2023

आभासी हास्य-व्यंग्य और माधुर्य का बहुरंगी कवि सम्मेलन - विश्व हिन्दी दिवस उत्सव

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अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हिंदी समिति-इंडिआना शाखा आपको इस हास्य कवि सम्मेलन में सादर आमंत्रित करती है।

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Consul General led Consulate officials in reading the Preamble on the occasion of Samvidhan Diwas (Constitution Day) to ...
11/28/2023

Consul General led Consulate officials in reading the Preamble on the occasion of Samvidhan Diwas (Constitution Day) to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India on 26th November 1949.

The Consulate General of India, Chicago, in association with Federation of Indian Association, is organising a Consular ...
11/28/2023

The Consulate General of India, Chicago, in association with Federation of Indian Association, is organising a Consular service/OCI/Visa camp as part of the Consulate @ your doorstep at Manav Seva Mandir, 101S Church Rd, Bensenville, Illinois-60106 on Sunday, 10 December 2023 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. More details may be seen in flyer below.

The Consulate General of India, Chicago, organized the 8th Ayurveda Day 2023 on 10 November 2023, which attracted close ...
11/13/2023

The Consulate General of India, Chicago, organized the 8th Ayurveda Day 2023 on 10 November 2023, which attracted close to 100 Ayurveda enthusiasts from the Midwest region. Recognition of Ayurveda and Ayurvedic products as holistic approach to health was the main focus of discussion.

The programme began with the chanting of Dhanvantri Stavan and lighting of lamp by the Consul General Somnath Ghosh along with Swami Ishatmananda, Vivekananda Vedanta Society.

Consul General Somnath Ghosh, in his opening remarks stressed the relevance and importance of Ayurveda, which is one of the most ancient and well documented system of medicine which is very relevant also from commercial angle in modern times.

A distinguished panel of speakers from different parts of US Midwest included Swami Ishatmananda, Vivekananda Vedanta Society, Vaidya Greeshma Varghese from Naperville, Dr KV Rao, Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine specialist, Dr. Colleen Seen, Culinary Historian who specializes in writing about food of Indian subcontinent, Vaidya Pushpalata Biradar, Vaidya Ulka Nagarkar. The program was moderated by Vaidya Deepti Suri, certified Ayurveda practitioner in a very skillful manner. Dr. Colleen Sen presented a book titled “Bloomsbury Handbook of Indian Cuisine” to the Consul General.

The programme was highly appreciated by the audience which comprised of prominent members of Indian diaspora and associations, Ayurveda and Yoga enthusiasts, diplomats etc.

Delighted to celebrate Diwali 2023 with Mayor of Chicago, Brandon Johnson and the Indian Diaspora at the Chicago City Ha...
11/07/2023

Delighted to celebrate Diwali 2023 with Mayor of Chicago, Brandon Johnson and the Indian Diaspora at the Chicago City Hall.

The Consulate General of India organized a Consular Camp at Wisconsin on 04 November 2023 with the support of Sikh Templ...
11/06/2023

The Consulate General of India organized a Consular Camp at Wisconsin on 04 November 2023 with the support of Sikh Temple, Wisconsin. The Consulate’s outsourced agency M/s VFS also joined the camp.

Around 200 people visited in the Camp. Applications for OCI, Passports and Renunciation Certificates were accepted and miscellaneous consular services were rendered. Around 80 people availed of these services with many more getting their queries addressed.

The high participation by the community in the Consular Camp was very encouraging.

Consulate General of India, Chicago, in association with the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, is organising a Consular service/...
11/03/2023

Consulate General of India, Chicago, in association with the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, is organising a Consular service/Visa camp as part of the Consulate @ your doorstep at Cafe 94 Indian Fusion, South 13th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin- 53221on Saturday, 04 November 2023 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. More details may be seen in flyer below.

The Consulate General of India, Chicago in association with the Friends of Ayurveda in the US Midwest will be organizing...
11/03/2023

The Consulate General of India, Chicago in association with the Friends of Ayurveda in the US Midwest will be organizing 8th Ayurveda Day on Friday, 10 November 2023 from 04:00 - 06:00 pm at the Consulate premises (Address: 455 N Cityfront Plaza Dr, Suite 850, NBC Building, Chicago, IL 60611).

Entry by invitation only. Those interested, can send email to us: [email protected]

10/31/2023

Please join the virtual narration on ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel- A Luminary Leader & Integrationist Par excellence’ by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna to commemorate National Unity Day & 148th Birth Anniversary of Sardar Patel

Please join us for a virtual narration on ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel- A Luminary Leader & Integrationist Par excellence’ ...
10/26/2023

Please join us for a virtual narration on ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel- A Luminary Leader & Integrationist Par excellence’ by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna to commemorate National Unity Day & 148th Birth Anniversary of Sardar Patel on Tuesday, 31 October 2023 at 10:00 AM CST. The virtual narration will be streamed live on Consulate's page: . Please see the flyer below for more information.

Aikyam Odissi Dance Collective, Chicago with support from Consulate General of India organised an Odissi dance performan...
10/23/2023

Aikyam Odissi Dance Collective, Chicago with support from Consulate General of India organised an Odissi dance performance by renowned Odissi dance troupe from India “Rudrakshya Foundation” at Yellowbox Theater, Naperville on October 20, 2023. The troupe gave a captivating performance which led to a standing ovation by the audience.

We are pleased to support Aikyam (Odissi Dance Collective Chicago) presenting “Rudrakshya Dance Ensemble” on 20 October ...
10/19/2023

We are pleased to support Aikyam (Odissi Dance Collective Chicago) presenting “Rudrakshya Dance Ensemble” on 20 October 2023 at Yellow Box Theatre, Naperville, IL.
Details may be seen in the flyer 👇

Consulate General of India had the honor to host Ambassador (Retd.) Mr. Yogendra Kumar who spoke on “Takeaways from the ...
10/13/2023

Consulate General of India had the honor to host Ambassador (Retd.) Mr. Yogendra Kumar who spoke on “Takeaways from the New Delhi G20” to 50 selected invitees from Consular Corps, think tanks and diaspora. Same day (October 12), he spoke on “Globalization and G20” in the Harris School of Public Policy, U Chicago.

14th President of of India Hon’ble Shri Ram Nath Kovind ji paid a transit visit through Chicago on October 7-8, 2023. Du...
10/13/2023

14th President of of India Hon’ble Shri Ram Nath Kovind ji paid a transit visit through Chicago on October 7-8, 2023. During this, he visited Chicago Kali Bari (CKB) for a darshan and for unveiling of the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. He honoured about 2000 devotees with his thought provoking and inspiring address. The devotees from the Indian diaspora thanked the Consulate General of India for facilitating former President’s visit to CKB and the meet and greet with the diaspora. We are privileged and honoured that the former President had spent time with us and unveiled the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 154th birth anniversary. His message to follow path of truth, non-violence continue...
10/03/2023

Paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 154th birth anniversary. His message to follow path of truth, non-violence continues to motivate and inspire the world.

10/02/2023

Please join the virtual narration on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s Transformational Leadership- An Inspiration for World Peace’ by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna to commemorate 154th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and UN International Day of Non- Violence.

The Indian Consulate in Chicago observed "Swachhata Hi Seva-2023 Campaign" through Shramdaan by Consulate officials and ...
10/01/2023

The Indian Consulate in Chicago observed "Swachhata Hi Seva-2023 Campaign" through Shramdaan by Consulate officials and also took a pledge of Swachhata.

The Consulate General of India, Chicago is organizing virtual narration on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s Transformational Leadership...
09/26/2023

The Consulate General of India, Chicago is organizing virtual narration on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s Transformational Leadership- An Inspiration for World Peace’ by Dr. Shobhana Radhakrishna to commemorate 154th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and UN International Day of Non- Violence on Monday, 02 October 2023 at 10:00 AM CST.

The virtual narration will be streamed live on Consulate's page@IndiaInChicago. All are welcome to join the live session.

The Consulate General of India organised a Consular Camp at Indianapolis on September 23, 2023 with the support of Hindu...
09/25/2023

The Consulate General of India organised a Consular Camp at Indianapolis on September 23, 2023 with the support of Hindu Temple of Central Indiana. The Consulate’s outsourced agency M/s VFS also joined the camp.

Around 400 people visited in the Camp. Applications for OCI, Passports and Renunciation Certificates were accepted and miscellaneous consular services were rendered. Around 150 people availed of these services with many more getting their queries addressed.

The high participation by the community in the Consular Camp was very encouraging.

22 सितंबर 2023 को भारतीय महावाणिज्य दूतावास द्वारा हिंदी समन्वय समिति, शिकागो के सहयोग से वाणिज्य दूतावास में हिंदी दिवस...
09/25/2023

22 सितंबर 2023 को भारतीय महावाणिज्य दूतावास द्वारा हिंदी समन्वय समिति, शिकागो के सहयोग से वाणिज्य दूतावास में हिंदी दिवस का आयोजन किया गया। इस संवादात्मक, साहित्यिक कार्यक्रम के दौरान प्रतिष्ठित व्यक्ति और संस्थान, हिंदी भाषा के प्रति उत्साही, शिकागो और आसपास के क्षेत्रों में हिंदी भाषा
के प्रवर्तक उपस्थित थे, जिसके बाद एक लघु सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रम आयोजित किया गया। कार्यक्रम में "ड्रामाटेक ऑफ अमेरिका" के छात्रों द्वारा एक लघु नाटक "बलिदान", बच्चों और वयस्कों द्वारा कविता खंड और "हिंदी की प्रगति और संभावनाएं" पर एक पैनल चर्चा शामिल थी।

Hindi Divas was organized by Consulate General of India in association with Hindi Coordination Committee, Chicago on 22 September 2023 at the Consulate. Distinguished persons and institutions, Hindi language enthusiasts, promoters of Hindi language in Chicago and nearby areas were present during this interactive, literary event followed by a short cultural program. The programme included a short Drama “Balidan” by students of “Dramatech of America”, poetry segment by kids and adults and a panel discussion on the “Progress and Prospects of Hindi”.

On 20 September 2023, Consul General met Rachel Varghese, a sophomore at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois...
09/21/2023

On 20 September 2023, Consul General met Rachel Varghese, a sophomore at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois at the Consulate who has recently been crowned as National American Miss Illinois Junior Teen 2023 champion. She is proud of her rich Indian cultural values and looks forward to being a voice for young Indian Americans. We wish her well in the national level competition.

हिंदी दिवस - १४ सितम्बर २०२३वाणिज्य दूतावास में स्थानीय कर्मचारियों की उत्साहपूर्ण भागीदारी के साथ हिंदी दिवस मनाया गया।...
09/21/2023

हिंदी दिवस - १४ सितम्बर २०२३

वाणिज्य दूतावास में स्थानीय कर्मचारियों की उत्साहपूर्ण भागीदारी के साथ हिंदी दिवस मनाया गया। हिन्दी प्रश्नोत्तरी, अनुवाद एवं गीत/कविता प्रतियोगिता आयोजित की गई।

Hindi Divas was celebrated at the Consulate with enthusiastic participation of local staff members. Hindi Quiz, translation and song/poem competition were held.

Consulate General of India, Chicago in association with the Hindu Temple of Central Indiana (HTCI) is organising a Consu...
09/15/2023

Consulate General of India, Chicago in association with the Hindu Temple of Central Indiana (HTCI) is organising a Consular service/Visa camp as part of the Consulate @ your doorstep at HTCI (3350 N German Church Road, Indianapolis, IN - 46235 on Saturday, 23 September 2023 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. More details may be seen in the flyer below:
HTCI Hindu Temple

Mandala Arts in cooperation with the Consulate General of India organised a Panel Discussion on “The Economic Impact of ...
09/11/2023

Mandala Arts in cooperation with the Consulate General of India organised a Panel Discussion on “The Economic Impact of Arts on Business”. The objective of the discussion was to explore the influence of arts in business and innovation and how business can contributed to the arts in return. Consul General gave his opening remarks which was followed by panel discussion by Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, Art Institute of Chicago, Mr. Suketu Gandhi, Kearney Consulting and Prof. Mohanbir Sawhney, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. The thought provoking discussion was highly appreciated by the audience.

Consul General attended a lecture titled “The Monk, the World Parliament, and the Museum: Swami Vivekanand’s 1893 Sojour...
09/11/2023

Consul General attended a lecture titled “The Monk, the World Parliament, and the Museum: Swami Vivekanand’s 1893 Sojourn in Chicago” by Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose at the Art Institute of Chicago on Saturday 9 September 2023. The lecture outlined arduous journey and the difficulties faced by Swami Vivekananda before the famous speech he delivered at the “1893 World Parliament of Religion” in Chicago, in the same Fullerton Hall of the Art Institute of Chicago. The lecture was organised by the Art Institute of Chicago on the 130th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s historical speech.

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and Executive Board invited Consul General Somnath Ghosh as a key note speaker and Spe...
09/07/2023

Indo-American Chamber of Commerce and Executive Board invited Consul General Somnath Ghosh as a key note speaker and Special Guest at a business event held in Farmington Hills, Michigan on 27 August 2023. Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Lt. Governor Gilchrist were invited as Chief Guest. Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin was also invited at the event. The event was attended by business leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs representing various industries such as Healthcare, IT, Hospitality, Retail and Engineering. Consul General addressed the gathering and remembered the traumatic experience of partition and subsequent socio-economic progress in the newly independent India, which blossomed into the world’s largest democracy. He stressed on the India-USA partnership in the light of the recently concluded state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also spoke on the forthcoming G20 Summit in India. He called upon the Indian community and American businessmen and innovators to work closely for a shared global vision outlined in the India-USA Joint Statement issued on 22nd June 2023.

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