Our Samaj


Our Mission

DFW Konkani Samaj is a not-for-profit, volunteer based organization, registered under section 501(c)(3) created with a goal of preserving our values, language, and nurturing our traditions and customs. This association will enable Konkani community of DFW / North Texas to come together and celebrate our rich culture, heritage and tradition

Samaj’s Objectives:

  1. Represent the Konkani community and enable betterment of families and  migrants
  2. Preserve our values, and language
  3. Nurture our traditions and customs
  4. Provide opportunities for community to come together, network and help each other
  5. Establish a strong bond and connection with Konkani groups within United States, India and other parts of the world.

Our Board

Dr. Shri Chandrashekhar

Chairman of the Board

Shekhar is an experienced Physician with 30+ years of experience in Internal Medicine.

Shri Rajiv Kamat

Director – Program Management

Rajiv is the Chief Financial Officer at GTL USA Inc. Rajiv is based in Frisco, TX

Shri Ramesh Kini

Director – Treasury

Ramesh is a Chief Business Officer at Serendebyte Inc, Cost Accountant by profession.

Shri Sudhir Gurudatt Pai

Advisor to the Board

Sudhir will be the advisor to the board and would be in charge for raising funds for the Samaj.

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Want to part of our amazing journey join today as a volunteer and Spread your skills, thoughts,  culture. Your journey will give you more exciting fun and be part of DKS today. Volunteer registrations are open hurry up.

Our Committees


Conduct cultural events by ensuring participation from members of group programs like songs, etc.


we will plan for food & other related arrangements for the events, occasions and programs etc.


To get registrations for events songs, skits, stage show, special occasions, festival-related & related works etc.


Our own website which can be used as a basic platform to share details, blogs, videos, recipes, job.


We come up with flyers, marketing materials for events, ensuring communication of events, invites, participation confirmation, etc.

Fund Raising

we will raise funds for the organization including for special events, other purposes, cultural activities, stage shows etc.


Manage cash flows, track expenses, publish the statement of accounts, reports, ensure statutory compliance.


we will conduct religious events by ensuring participation from members of individual/group programs, etc.


We will plan the venue for special events and occasions, manage audio/video & all other requirements.


We will Organize and conduct youth programs, members of individual/group programs etc


Come up with flyers, marketing materials for events, ensuring communication of events.

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