Inder Singh launches new book on Indian American philanthropists

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Consul General of India in San Francisco, Ambassador Sanjay Panda launches Inder Singh’s latest booklet “Philanthropy in Indian American Community.”

During his recent visit to Los Angeles, Consul General of India in San Francisco, Ambassador Sanjay Panda launched Inder Singh’s latest booklet “Philanthropy in Indian American Community,” which gives a brief account of all of the Indian American philanthropists who have donated substantial amounts to causes in India and America.

The booklet also gives details about those who volunteered their time, service and knowledge in the spirit of advancing the causes they love, as well as their belief in volunteering and making a meaningful contribution to society.

According to a press release, Singh regularly writes and speaks on the Indian Diaspora and he has co-authored “The Gadar Heroics – life sketches of over 50 Gadar heroes,” which was published in 2013.

Book cover of “Philanthropy in Indian American Community.”

Singh has also chaired two prestigious international A4-size hard cover book projects called Global Indian Diaspora: GOPIO Making an Impact” in 2012 and “Indians in Greater Los Angeles Area” in 2017, each contains more than 200 pages.

Singh is currently the Executive Trustee of Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) Foundation, where he was chairman from 2009 to 2016 and president from 2004 to 2009.

He was also the president of the National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA) in 1989 when the First Global Convention of People of Indian Origin was organized by NFIA, as well as from 1988 to 1992 and its chairman from 1992 to 1996.

He is the founding president of Federation of Indian Associations in Southern California which was started in 1981.

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