From President's desk -

It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you all on behalf of Global Organization of People of Indian (GOPIO Virginia). GOPIO’s mission is to Empower, Educate and Enhance the community. Enhancing awareness and involvement in civic responsibility. GOPIO Virginia will help and support the community to improve, empower, and grow financially, socially as well as politically. Our mission could be achieved by educating, mobilizing, and increasing strength of community members, thus creating a ripple effect which will spark awareness and motivate participation in community affairs.

As a member, you can stand as a proud member of Indian American community. Your participation will shape the GOPIO, priorities and progress. And you will provide the present and future generations with an opportunity for a prosperous and graceful life. Together we can achieve more of the American Dream.

Indian Americans have significantly contributed for building strong relationship between India and the USA towards economic, social, educational, and cultural progress of both these great nations. Many people of Indian Origin (including GOPIO Virginia members) hold high positions in US and are extremely accomplished and have demonstrated innovations and leadership in almost every field.

Let us make a modern, progressive, vibrant, and united Indian American community utilizing GOPIO Virginia platform, GOPIO reminds us the importance of hope, renewals, and coming together as a community. We believe in the power of inclusivity and understanding the diverse cultural and religious backgrounds of our community. Let’s make this a habit of joy, gratitude, and inclusivity! Everyone, every faith, and every cultural background is valued and appreciated. It’s the perfect time to come together and embrace our differences.

Thank you so much to all. 


Jay Bhandari

President & chairman,


Email: jay_bhandari@hotmail.com