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The Institute of Cultural Affairs: India is a voluntary organization working for socio economic renewal. It is one of 30 nationally autonomous affiliates in developed & developing countries.

The uniqueness of ICA’s approached is its emphasis on human development-on creating the desire & methods, whereby local people themselves plan and bring about lasting development in their own communities.

The Institute Of Cultural affairs: India

Committed To The Service Of Human Development

The Institute of Cultural Affairs (ICA): India’s programmes enable people to recognize and respond to the real opportunities for shaping their future. The ICA has been in the work of village development since 1975. Now it is designing and facilitating various programmes to motivates and equips individual’s .Organizations and local communities.

ICA is a voluntary not for profit organization registered under the Societies Act 1860. The overall work is overseen by Board of Directors and the ongoing activities the planned by the staff in the various locations.

The ICA: India is a registered member of the Institute of Cultural Affairs International (ICA) in Canada and has consultative status Category with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

The ICA: India has its offices at two places in India. Each office has been engaged in one or more activities, the ICA focuses on.

  • Sustainable Development: The ICA is assisting the local communities with income generation schemes, leadership development, and social services, as catalytic force towards the self development process.
  • Lifelong Education: The ICA is engaged in new experiments and model building in order to provide services to the education system, which emphasizes human development as the key to the teaching learning processes.
  • Organizational Transformation: The ICA is working with corporations, public and private organizations in seeking ways enabling individuals within the organization to act out their functions more effectively and to become facilitator of the transformation process.
  • Planetary Ecology: The ICA is researching to discern new ways of caring for the environment. The trust is upon educating the people to establish a positive relationship with thee earth’s resources and integrating social and ecological development art grassroots level.

Current Programs


Hi-Tech Japanese Strawberry Project


Womens Empowerment Project


Human Capacity Building