Objectives and Activities

The Society is situated in Copenhagen and according to its articles the purpose is to encourage and promote the understanding between Danes and Indians, especially with regard to culture and trade.

The Society is non-political.

Activities of the society include lecture evenings, cultural functions, members' meetings, and celebrations with Indian dance and music performances on Indian national holidays. Other functions have been prompted by special events, such as the visit in 1988 by the famous author and ex-Member of Parliament Mr. Khushwant Singh; the Society's 40th anniversary in 1988 and commemoration of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's centenary; and the 50th anniversary of India's Independence in 1997.

The Society also had the honour of welcoming the prime ministers, Jawaharlal Nehru in 1957 and Mrs. Indira Gandhi in 1983 during their official visits to Denmark.
The Society's activities are centred in Copenhagen. Efforts are being made to involve members outside the capital in the Society.