VATA was registered as a non-profit organisation under the British Columbia Society Act with the following objectives:

  • To preserve and promote the Telugu culture, values, language and lifestyle.
  • To assist new Telugu immigrants and help to integrate with the Canadian society.
  • To serve Telugu people of Greater Vancouver Area in times of need.
  • To recognise academic/extracurricular achievements and encourage participation of youth in community activities.
  • To participate in and contribute to charity events in the society.

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