Friends of India Society International
FISI is a forum where subjects of mutual interest are discussed when we feel there is a need to voice our concern, whenever and wherever the rights of Indian people are involved and plan our actions accordingly.We are an international non-profit NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation), seeking to provide a network of committed and competent individuals spread all over the world to promote India. Its membership comprises people of Indian origin living outside India and Friends of India.We do not have affiliation to any political party. We are vigorously committed to maintaining its independence and believes in taking an objective approach to issues.We believe in developing good relations with people in India and abroad.
We are celebrating our 40 years of supporting the community.
Our activities reflect a commitment to accomplish the objectives. Over the last 40 years, FISI has held numerous conferences and seminars to further its objectives. Prominent politicians, academics and ideologists have participated in meetings organised by FISI.
FISI has also hosted charity events to raise funds for humanitarian projects in India.
Funds have been raised for:
- To aid education and health programmes
- Aid to families of policemen who were killed by militants
- Artificial limbs have been provided to several disabled persons through Enabled the Disabled project
- Emergency aid has been donated for earthquake and flood relief.
- To support families of Soldiers who may have become martyrs or injured
The activities have also included:
Economic seminar at the London School of Economics on liberalisation of India’s economy in 1992. Functions and lectures when distinguished visitors from India have visited U.K. like – Shri L K Advani, Late Shri Kidar Nath Sahani, Late Shri Dattopant Thengadi, Shri Narendra Modi, Late Shri Ashok Singhal, Late Professor Rajendra Singh, Shri Ashok Chowgule, Shri Dr Nagendra etc.