NCGO Appoints New Officers

24 Jan, 2021


National Congress of Gujarati Organisations UK appoints new officers


Tuesday 08th September 2020 07:06 EDT

The National Congress of Gujarati Organisations (NCGO) UK has recently announced the appointment of new officers.

The NCGO UK is an umbrella organisation supporting Gujarati Community Organisations in UK and was established in 1985 with the following objectives:

As inform, advice involve and represent the Gujarati speaking population of the United Kingdom on all issues which affect them and generally to work for their social, economic, educational, cultural, linguistic and religious advancement and act as a national forum to promote the needs and raise awareness of the communities with statutory and voluntary organisations

Mr Vimalji Odedra has taken over the role as the President. At present he is also the President of the International Maher Supreme Council and has been serving the community in various roles for the past 30 years. Mr Pravin G Patel joins as the Secretary General. He has been working in the community and is well known as the former Chairman of Sardar Patel Memorial Society UK. Jitubhai Patel takes over the role of Vice President and has been part of NCGO UK for the past 28yrs and served in various positions. Deepak Patel has been appointed as the Treasurer and Krishna Pujara takes over the role as the Public Relations Officer. The Executive Committee consists of: Anita Ruparelia, Chandrakant Mehta GP Desai, Gargi Patel, Pravin Amin & Sumantrai Desai.

Mr CB Patel will head the Patron Council. Kanti Nagda (MBE) & Dr Bhimabhai Odedra have been appointed on the Advisory Council

Commenting on the appointment, Mr Vimalji Odedra said, “My appointment to the role of President of NCGO UK, follows a career dedicated to public service and ensuring fair treatment in people’s everyday lives. I very much see that continuing with the NCGO UK service. I look forward to working with the Executive Committee of NCGO UK, who I know are committed to providing a modern and first-rate service to all. And it’s vital too that we maintain effective and constructive relationships with all Gujarati Organisations to ensure we all work together in the best interest of all communities.’

NCGO UK requests all representatives of Gujarati Organisations to contact NCGO by email: to join as members of NCGO UK and also to ensure that your community is well represented on NCGO.

NCGO UK are looking for volunteer representatives who would like to be part of the organisation to further the aims & mission of the organisation. For further information please email NCGO UK.

An online Gujarati Conference has been organised on Friday 11th September 2020 at 4pm to discuss the needs of Gujarati Communities in UK. The event will be attended by many well-known dignitaries with The Chief Guest – Mr Parshottam Rupala – Union Minister of India (Agriculture & Animal Welfare)

Please join the conference via Zoom: Meeting ID: 892 3046 4929 Password: NCGO

For further information contact the Secretary General – Pravin G Patel 07960 376229