Maharashtra Mandal Victoria

Maharashtra Mandal Of Victoria Inc (MMVIC) is a non-profit organisation formed in 1981 (and registered in Jan 1989), by the families who migrated to the state of Victoria in Australia from the state of Maharashtra in India.

The objectives of MMVIC are primarily aimed at Victorians who speak Marathi and/or have an association with the state of Maharashtra, in India. The objectives are categorised in four main activities:

Social Activities
  • To provide support to Maharashtrians living in Victoria to the extent practicable.
  • To foster friendship, understanding and good relations between the people of Australia and India
Art & Culture
  • To impart and promote the knowledge of Marathi culture to the local community
  • To organise art and cultural events of local and overseas artists
Education and Information
  • To print and publish newsletters, periodicals or leaflets that the MMVIC may consider desirable
  • To establish a library of Marathi literature and other resources on related topics
  • To organise educational classes, study groups, workshops, seminars, lecture series and other related activities to promote Marathi language
Charity
  • To guide newly arrived migrants and international students of Maharashtrian origin to settle in Australian community and to facilitate their integration in Australian community
  • To mobilise support for a charitable purpose

Management Committee – 2024

Yashwant Jagtap
President

Shailendra Pawar
Secretary

Prasad Shukla
Treasurer

Ashok Atnerkar
Committee Member

Vijaykumar Patki
Committee Member

Manoj Patil
Committee Member

Jaideep Phalke
Committee Member