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  • Presidents Message

    Yaswanth
    Kudaravalli
    - BATA
    President
    ప్రియమైన మిత్రులారా అందరికీ నమస్కారములు
    ప్రతిష్టాత్మకమైన మన 'బాటా' సంస్థ అధ్యక్ష హోదాను కల్పించినందుకు ముందుగా మీ అందరికీ నా ధన్యవాదములు. More..

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About Us

Bay Area Telugu Association (BATA) is a non-profit organization devoted to the awareness and promotion of Telugu culture in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. Formed in 1971, it is one of the biggest Indo-American organizations in San Francisco Bay Area and is one of the oldest Telugu Associations in North America. BATA was formally registered in 1982 as a Non-profit organization with Tax Id # 94-2881640.

BATA celebrates various Telugu festivals annually and encourages participation by members and local community. BATA organizes celebrations for three major festivals every year: Sankranti, Ugadi and Deepavali . It also hosts one of a kind out door carnival style fair, Maya Bazaar every summer. BATA Membership is open to any one interested in Telugu culture or literature.

BATA also organizes special cultural events and fund raising concerts from time to time, performed by artists visiting from India. BATA very actively participates in the Independence Day celebrations organized by Association of Indo Americans and has been a pioneer in collaborating with over 26 Indian organizations to form The Association of Indo Americans. In addition, BATA participates in the local Indian events and fundraisers.

BATA publishes a bilingual yearly magazine, Telugu Velugu which is unveiled every Ugadi.

BATA Executive Committee members are elected every two years. BATA executive committee members conduct and over see day-to-day operations of the organization. The non-executive committee members are nominated by the Executive committee for a specific responsibility such as, "Cultural", "Marketing", "Public Relations" and "Telugu Velugu" Editorial committee.

Objectives of BATA

  • To preserve, maintain, and perpetuate the cultural heritage of the people of Telugu origin in San Francisco Bay Area
  • To assist and propagate cultural, literary, educational, social, and community affairs of the people of Telugu origin in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • To serve as a central resource for all Telugu related issues to the Bay Area community
  • To organize and promote Telugu cultural, literary and educational events in the Bay area
  • To raise funds for natural disasters in India and US either directly or in cooperation with other non-profit organizations
  • Support, cooperate and promote relevant local non-profit organizations
  • Presidents Message

    Yaswanth
    Kudaravalli
    - BATA
    President
    ప్రియమైన మిత్రులారా అందరికీ నమస్కారములు
    ప్రతిష్టాత్మకమైన మన 'బాటా' సంస్థ అధ్యక్ష హోదాను కల్పించినందుకు ముందుగా మీ అందరికీ నా ధన్యవాదములు. More..

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