ICAT logo

Announcements, ICAT intro
Forthcoming/past events
Useful information
Personal annoucements, etc.
Please give us your feedback

MUSIC Windows Media Player - Click to Play

Hosting provided by:


Festival of India in Japan 2014-15

The Government of India has decided to organize the Festival of India in Japan 2014-15. This was announced during the visit of Prime Minister of India to Japan from 30 August to 3 September 2014.
Though the Festival was started on 4 October 2014 with a Bharatnatyam dance performance by Kalakshetra group, it will be launched formally on 27 October 2014. The dance festival includes more than 20 performances in 20 cities across Japan with Bharatnatyam, Manipuri, Kudiyattyam and Mohiniyattam dance groups from India.
Other programs planned during the Festival of India include an Exhibition of Indian Buddhist Sculpture in Tokyo National Museum from 17 March to 17 May 2015, Symposium on Buddhist Manuscripts on 26-27 November 2014, Buddhist Chanting for peace in Fukushima and Hiroshima, Literary Festival, Film Festival, Food Festival and Exhibition of India IT and Space.

For more information, click image at right!

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA -2014)

Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India to facilitate admission for Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes in Engineering/ Architecture/ Planning and MBA in NITs/SPAs/IIITs and other premier centrally funded institutions in India. MHRD has entrusted the coordination of DASA 2014-15 admissions to NITK Surathkal.

This is to inform that the undergraduate admission online portal will be launched on April 1, 2014 and the Postgraduate admission portal will be launched on May 1, 2014. Undergraduate admissions are based on SAT Subject Test Scores and PG admissions are based on GRE and GMAT respectively. More details are available at www.dasanit.org.

This may be Please be forwarded to all the members of your association/organization.

Click here for the DASA 2014-15 Undergraduate Admissions Flyer.

Know India Programme 28 and 29

Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, Government of India is organising the 28th and 29th Know India Programmes (KIP) to provide the participants exposure to various facets of the Indian way of life, culture, spirituality, adventure and sports, creativity and composite character of India and interaction with youth from different parts of the country. Altogether 40 participants will be selected from countries all over the world to participate in the programme.

For more information, click here!

Embassy of India on Facebook

For all Embassy of India, Tokyo events, please go through the link below. It will be of great help to any Indian in Japan.


All latest events are posted on this wall along with photographs. A boon to Tokyo Indian Community

India Cultural Center, Embassy of India

India Cultural Centre, Embassy of India, Tokyo, is pleased to announce the opening of registration for the following classes for January to June 2014 Session will begin from 06 January 2014:

  • Yoga
  • Contemporary Indian Dance(Bollywood)
  • Tabla
  • Vocal(Indian Classical)
  • Bharatanatyam
  • Odissi
  • Sambhalpuri
  • Hindi Language
  • Bengali Language

For more information please check the link below:


  • ヨガ
  • コンテンポラリー・インディアン・ダンス(ボリウッド)
  • タブラ
  • 声楽(インド古典)
  • バラタナティヤム
  • オリッシー
  • サンバルプリ
  • ヒンディー
  • ベンガル語



A great opportunity to visit a Temple and also have pure vegetarian food in a cozy atmosphere.

Many Indian Community members are benefitted by the services of the following Immigration Expert. Please contact Mr M Awatsuji for your immigration and administrative law matters:


Wishing you all a long and pleasant stay in Japan.

About ICAT

Mr APS Mani, Executive Convener, ICAT
Mr APS Mani
Welcome to the website of Indian Community Activities Tokyo. This is the 30th year since the birth of the Association and we have been maintaining this site with the help of volunteers.

Indian Community Activities Tokyo (ICAT) is an association of Indians living in the Kanto area of Japan. This is purely a voluntary association with no subscription or annual membership fee payable by members. The membership is open to all Indian nationals, people of Indian origin and foreign spouse of Indians living in the Kanto area. Whenever ICAT Newsletter is printed, the same is sent free of cost to the members. To become a member of the association, fill out the data refelected in the registration page or e-mail the details such as name, address, details of family members, telephone numbers, etc. to email manicat@gol.com or fax the same to 03-3727-4419. Once we hear from you, you are already a member of our Community automatically!

A special request: We have re-designed our Web page recently. We request ALL of you who are eligible to be members to register ONCE AGAIN through our web site at your earliest convenience. This is to help us keep you informed of our activities as well as enable authorities to reach you and your family members in case of an emergency.

It will also keep us updated of your membership details. We are starting the data record anew and thus the request to register through the website, once again.

About this Web site

Though this website is updated periodically, there are occasions in which communications will be by telephone calls, followed by mail (post) as the communication should be authenitc. Examples are invitations when VIPs from India visit Tokyo and similar occasions.

In addition to providing information on various events and functions organised by ICAT and other sources, this site also lists useful contact addresss, telephone/facsimile numbers, and HTML links of India related organisations and other places in Kanto area.

Other than this page, this site consists of What's New page that shows the changes administered to this site, Register page for registering yourself in ICAT, Events page, Useful Information page and Personal page.

This site also provides an opportunity for Indians in Kanto area to exchange and share information. As we will regularly update this site, please visit often and give us your kind feedback.

Your suggestions and opinions

We always look forward to your comments for further improving this Web site. We also greatly welcome any information that would be useful to Indians in Japan. Please feel free to send Your suggestions and opinions to us via e-mail. Thank you.

India IT Club is a Industry body managed by IT Industry Representatives in Japan. Please refer to India IT Club for more information.

Latest update: