The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) at Dhanmondi, Dhaka in Bangladesh, is a Cultural Centre of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations of India. It was formally inaugurated on March 11, 2010 by His Excellency Dr. Karan Singh, then Hon’ble President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, along with His Excellency Mr. Abul Kalam Azad, then Hon’ble Minister for Information and Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh.
The Centre promotes bilateral cultural linkages between India and Bangladesh by organizing cultural programmes, cultural seminars, workshops and trainings engaging India based Gurus professionals and trainers for Yoga, Hindi, Indian classical Vocal Music and Indian Dances such as Kathak and Manipuri. It also engages high class professionals from Bangladesh who had their trainings from Indian Gurus or in Indian Universities.
The Centre has library with over 21,000 books in the fields of Indian art, culture, politics, economics and fiction.
The Council has deputed three teachers to the Dhaka Centre in the streams of Vocal (Indian Classical Music), Hindi and Yoga.
Dr. Neepa Chaudhary Director Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre House No. 24, Road No. 2, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Tel: +880-29612324, 29612323, 29615303 Email: icc[dot]dhaka[at]gmail[dot]com, ddigcc[dot]dhaka[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in, igcc[at]hcidhaka[dot]gov[dot]in