Nandi Kannada Koota of South Florida is registered in the State of Florida as Not for Profit Corporation.


  • To cultivate, promote, foster and develop the advancement of the knowledge of Kannada language, literature, and culture among Kannada speaking families especially children.
  • To promote fellowship among all Kannada speaking people and promote harmony and unity in the preservation of Kannada culture, language and literature.
  • To preserve and protect the interest and integrity of Kannada culture, and foster the exchange of ideas and understanding between the peoples of Kannada culture and other cultures.
  • To organize and participate in Kannada educational, cultural, social and charitable activities.
  • To be a non partisan, secular and non political organization

Officers of the Board

President Mahesh Joshi
Vice President Nagaraj Nagathihalli
Secretary Shalini Umesh
Treasurer Archana Tulasi
Director Miami Dade Preethi Ravindra
Director West Palm Beach Ravindra Srinivas
Director Broward Darshana Jodatti