Hopkinton Public Library, 13 Main St, Hopkinton, MA 01748.
March 7th, 2020 – 10:30am to 12pm

Come join IAGB in exploring local governance,  learn the difference between open and representative governance and be a part of Indian American community that’s consistently growing and becoming part of local town governance.

Join us in series of events we are conducting throughout this year. Our first Civic Engagement event of 2020 will be in Hopkinton on 7 th March at 1030 AM EST.

Please RSVP by clicking HERE

New England Shirdi Sai Temple, 99 Shirdi Way, Groton, MA 01450.
March 21, 2020 – 9am to 3:30pm.
In association with

IAGB brings to you  Indian Visa Camp with India Consulate NY and CKGS onsite at New England Shirdi Sai Temple, 99 Shirdi Way, Groton, MA 01450, on March 21st 2020 from 9am to 3:30pm

Services Offered

  • Visas
  • New OCI and OCI reissue due to new passport
  • PIO to OCI conversion
  • Indian Passport renewals
  • Renunciation(a prerequisite for OCI)
  • Also Msc. services such as Power of Attorney, Attestation, Life Certificate, etc., will be processed and rendered by CGI NY consular officers on the spot. Please visit CGI website for a complete list of services
  • Any community grievances and questions on the consular services will also be addressed
Note: RSVP is mandatory to attend. RSVP using the link below and follow the instructions/guidelines to apply and for the required documentations


  1. How to Apply for New OCI, OCI reissue due to new passport, Passport renewal, PIO to OCI conversion and citizenship Renunciation?
    • You will need to register to attend the Visa Camp. Here is a link to register. https://forms.gle/VRRv6T6yUBsQGZzB8
    •  These services are offered by CKGS and applications should be started on the CKGS website. Please read through the application guide or how-to-apply guide before you start the application process.
    • To apply, Go to https://in.ckgs.us/ website, and select the service(OCI/Visa/Passport/Renunciation) you would like to apply for and click on Get Started.
    • Select the state you live in.
    • It will immediately ask you if you’d like to apply through “Consular Services Camp”, select Yes, and confirm the visa camp location(New England Shirdi Sai Temple 99 Shirdi Way, Groton, MA 01450).
    • Complete the rest of the application, until you reach the “Payment & Appointment” page.
    • Select the timeslot; Select the payment mode and make the payment if you have selected online payment.
    • Print the receipt; Bring the completed application, along with all the required documents to the visa camp, 30 minutes prior to your appointment time
  1. How do I apply for the Attestation of Documents, Attestation of Power of Attorney, Affidavit for Child’s Passport to be issued in India, Marriage Certificate, Life Certificate, Birth Certificate, etc.?
    • You will need to register to attend the Visa Camp. Here is a link to register:  https://forms.gle/VRRv6T6yUBsQGZzB8
    • These are called misc.services and directly handled by CGI, NY consular officers. CKGS is not involved in processing these applications.
    • Please visit the consulate website https://www.indiainnewyork.gov.in/Miscellaneous
    • Read carefully the  FAQ on misc. Services.
    • Apply online, download the submitted application, print & sign it. Attached all required documents, paste the photograph and bring this physical copy of the application to the Visa Camp.
    • It is a first come first serve for these applications, but you must register to attend the camp, as specified in step 1, above.



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In the News


  • Newsletter for Jan 2020
    Happy New Year to all IAGB friends and family! With every ticking moment, IAGB Directors and volunteers are inching towards the grand annual celebration, the celebration of India's Republic Day. This January 25th, we invite you all to Burlington High School to participate and compete in various competitions which will be followed by mega cultural celebrations. You will be enchanted with performances from various parts of India in a perfect way to celebrate the Republic.
  • Newsletter for Dec 2019
    As we get ready to say good-bye to 2019, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all our members, readers and well-wishers for your continued support to IAGB. In the last month, we had the opportunity to welcome the Indian Ambassador to US, Hon’ble Mr. Harsh Vardhan Shringla along with Hon’ble Consulate General Mr. Sandeep Chakravorty. At this gathering IAGB brought together representatives from multiple regional organizations. Partnering and collaborating with a wide diaspora of Indian Americans, we will make a bigger impact on the governance at local, state and federal level by highlighting issues and areas of concern to Indian Americans.
  • Newsletter for Nov 2019
    The new committee is in action in full swing, working on multiple fronts. We have a series of events lined up, starting from the Indian Visa Camp on Nov 16th, followed by Feaster 5K run/walk on Thanksgiving morning and then our flagship event, the Republic Day Mela. Registrations for Republic Day Mela are already in progress, stay tuned for more updates. We are starting a new series this month, where we will be spotlighting a different regional organization in every issue.