The mission of Agraj Seva Kendra is to preserve and promote Asian Indian Culture and traditions and to promote diversity among individuals.Since the formation in 2006, through education, art and cultural activities, we promote understanding and appreciation of Indian culture and traditions.
In 2008, we built a consortium comprising of India Association of Garden State, Indian Cultural Society of East Brunswick and the East Brunswick Public Library. From 2008 to 2014, we conducted India Day every year in January in East Brunswick Public Library to showcase the talents of youths and develop a sense of volunteerism, community service and leadership.
Since 2012, we are partnering with the North Brunswick Township High School to celebrate India Independence Day and India Republic Day. On August 2016, we did a classical dance performance "Ramayanam" in which Sanskriti School of Dance, Aastha Tarana School of Dance and NBT India Day participated. This event was funded by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.For details, please visit: http://nbtindiaday.org
In 2012, we formed a consortium with the 4-H Indian Langoor Club, North Brunswick Board of Education and North Brunswick Township to celebrate India Independence Day at the North Brunswick Township High School. This year, NBT India Republic Day was held on Saturday, January 31, 2015. NBT India Independence Day was celebrated at the North Brunswick Township High School on Saturday, August 1, 2015. India Republic Day will be celebrated on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the North Brunswick Township High School. For details, please visit: http://nbtindiaday.org
In June 2014, we took a new initiative and formed a consortium with Indian American Club, Monroe.Since 2015 we have been conducting India Independence Day in Monroe. This year, we conducted India Independence Day on August 14, 2016 at the Monroe Recreation Center. Mayor Gerry Tamburro issued a proclamation on the occasion.
In 2014, we conducted Asian Indian Heritage Day and 350th Anniversary of the State of New Jersey at the East Brunswick High School on December 13, 2014. More than 60 artists from five dance schools viz., Tapasya USA Inc., Siddhendra Kuchipudi Art Academy, Sowparnika Dance Academy and Sanskriti School of Dance participated.
In June 2014, we took a new initiative and formed a consortium with Indian American Club Incorporated in Monroe. On January 31, 2015, we conducted the India Republic Day in a grand manner at the Rossmoor Clubhouse. India Independence Day was celebrated at the Thompson Park, Monroe on August 15, 2015. Mayor Richard Pucci issued a proclamation on the occasion.
Vice President,Agaj Seva Kendra &
Chairman, Elder Volunteer Servics