Headed by an Honorary President and Executive Committee consisting of 13 members, the other members of the Management Team consist of a General Manager and other staff. The President and Executive Committee members are instrumental in policy decisions while the other team members look after the administration and day to day sports and recreational activities.
Socially, the Club prides itself having organized many memorable events like the Miss India Hong Kong Pageant, the annually held glittering Diwali Ball and numerous others. Additionally, it has played host to many eminent personalities like the late Indian Presidents; Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr. Radhakrisnan and Nobel Laureate Mother Teresa. It may be pertinent to mention that the Club has donated over HK$ 1 million to Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity and Future Hope. Annual features are the X’mas party for underprivileged children & other charity events.
The Early Years
India Club has a glorious past and is believed to have been in existence prior to the Japanese invasion in 1941 then operating under the name of The Kowloon Indian Tennis Club. Records indicate that the first post war Committee meeting was held in 1949 under the Presidency of Dr. Mahan Singh.
Post War Era
Rechristened as India Club, it was formally registered in 1967, initially catering exclusively to the Indian community, but with the changing face of Hong Kong has since become a multicultural Club with members coming from various nationalities such as Indian, Chinese and others. In the early days, Dr. Hari Harilela GBS., GBM., OBE., LLD., JP (Permanent President) worked hard to bring the Club to the social status it has reached today. Other prominent members instrumental towards the Club’s success are Mr. Larry Parmanand, Mrs. Mira Mathani, Mr. Notan Tolani, Mrs. Neeja Sujanani, Mrs. Ranoo Wasan and the current President, Mr. Nanu Lachman, who has the distinction of holding the Presidency on two earlier occasions