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The National Capital Region Tamil Association (NCRTA) was founded in 2005 by Tamil citizens of National Capital Region in order to serve the interests of Tamils living in this region of Canada. It is a registered not-for-profit-organization in Ontario with the Non-Profit-Corporation #: 1720907.

NCRTA promotes the social and cultural interests of the Ottawa Tamil community, nurtures the cultural ties with Tamil roots, and integrates these with the Canadian way of life and values.

As NCRTA Community, we are proud to be Canadians and we contribute to the growth of the National Capital Region of our country.

NCRTA's activities are coordinated by its 15 member executive board which is elected by its members every two years.

NCRTA's mission, objectives, and the names of the its key executives can be found below.

| MISSION | OBJECTIVES | BOARD OF DIRECTORS |
  :: NCRTA Mission Statement top of this page
The National Capital Region Tamil Association promotes the social and cultural interests of the Ottawa Tamil community, nurtures the cultural ties with Tamil roots, and integrates these with the Canadian way of life and values.

  :: Objectives of NCRTA top of this page
1. Safeguard and uphold the Tamil identity with dignity and self-respect. At the same time, preserve and sustain inter community relations in a cordial and friendly manner by building a bond with diverse cultural communities.
2. Promote the core principles relevant to traditional customs of the Tamil people through an understanding of its heritage, culture, and language by organizing various cultural events and social gatherings.
3. Raise awareness of the plight and predicament of the people in the Tamil homeland and thereby assist them to improve their quality of life.
4. Organize a structure specifically designed to identify and serve the interests and needs of the seniors and encourage them to participate in the social, recreational, and cultural activities of the NCRTA.
5. Recognize the significance of social issues that affect and influence the Tamil Youth Development in the Canadian society, by having panel discussions, interactive seminars and workshops.
6. Assist and facilitate new Tamil migrants by responding to their common concerns and needs by providing guidance and assistance.
7. Exchange ideas and information regarding the individual and personal development among the community members and responding to family and community needs.

  :: 2015-2017 Executives top of this page
President: Mrs. Noeline Dominic
Vice-President: Mr. Seyone Somasegeram
Secretary: Ms. Yasmika Rasakumar
Assistant-Secretary: Mrs. Sharmila Antonipillai
Treasurer: Mr. Rajesh Rajaratnam
Assistant Treasurer: Mr. Thanushian Pathmalingam
Cultural Coordinator & Social media: Mr. Siva Ruban Sivalingam
Youth Coordinator: Ms. Viyashini Vijithakumar
Sports Coordinator: Mr. Suthan Kuhanesan
Ottawa-Nepean: Mr. Jegan Balachandran
Ottawa-Centre: Mrs. Sasi Thanes
Ottawa West: Mrs. Yaso Ahilan
Executive-at-large: Dr. Mohan Pancharatnam
Executive-at-large: Mrs. Karthiga Sahadevan
Executive-at-large: Mr. Joseph Alexander
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