Issues we are focusing can be expressed by the acronym

WEALTH

  • Water, Waste/Sanitation
  • Education,Energy,Environment
  • Agriculture,Attitude,Administration
  • Livelihoods,Leadership
  • Technology,Trade,Transportation
  • Healthcare,Housing,Harmony

Types of membership

IDCA is a membership organization. You can Participate in IDCA as a Not-for-Profit organization (NPO), as an individual or as a corporation. Individuals can participate as primary member, Associate Member, or volunteer. NPOs and Corporation participate as described below.


(a) Primary Members:

There shall be two subclasses of Primary Members: Organizational and Individual. Individual Primary Members may be Annual Members, who shall pay dues annually, or Life Members, who shall pay a one-time life membership fee. Life Members may be Patron members or Regular Life Members, depending on the level of the one-time membership fee. All primary members shall attend the annual convention without payment during early registration periods. All primary members shall have the privilege to register 2 guests at member rates at the annual conference. Spouses of Patron members shall also attend the annual convention without payment during early registration periods. Spouses of Regular Life members shall be able to register at 50% discount of member rate at the Annual conference

(i) Organizational Primary Members shall consist of not-for-profit organizations (NPOs) that support or are interested in supporting sustainable development in India and pay dues annually.

(ii) Individual Primary Members shall consist of individuals who support or are interested in supporting sustainable development in India. Individual Primary Members may be either Annual Members or Life Members.

Annual Members: An Annual Member is an Individual Primary Member who pays dues annually.
Life Members: Life membership in the Corporation is a lifelong commitment to the cause and goals of the Corporation. An Individual Primary Member may become a Regular Life Member upon payment of the one-time Life Member dues, or a Patron Member upon payment of the higher one-time Patron Member dues. The Regular Life and Patron Member dues shall remain in an escrow account controlled by the Board of Trustees.

If you are interested in becoming a IDCA life member, please send us an email info@idc-america.org


(b) General Members:

General membership is open to any individual who, or organization that, supports the Mission and goals of the Corporation, agrees to contribute towards the goals and pays the assessed dues annually


(c) Associate Members:

Individuals who wish to promote the mission of the IDCA may become members in this category. They shall pay the assessed dues annually.


(d) Student Members:

Full-time Students who wish to promote the mission of the IDCA may become members in this category. They shall pay the assessed dues annually.


Member Voting Rights:

Each Primary Member shall have five votes on each matter submitted to the vote of the Members of the Corporation. Each General Member shall have one vote on each such matter. Associate and Student Members shall have no vote on any matter.


"Let new India arise-let her arise out of the peasants' cottage, grasping the plough; out of the huts of fisherman,the cobbler, and the sweeper. Let her spring from the grocer's shop,from the oven of the fritter-seller." - Swami Vivekananda

IDCA News

  • Upcoming Event: India Education Forum, July 1, Venue: Indian Prairie Public Library, Darien IL
  • See videos of speakers at the IDCA India Healthcare Forum 2016 click here
  • Upcoming Event: India Healthcare Forum, Aug 26, Venue: Indian prairie Public Library, Darien, Il::: Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • Here is a collection of photos of our activities on the field and past conferences. Click here to view
  • Check out latest updates on 'Adopt A Village' initiative Click here