February 2, 2020

Saikat celebrated  Saraswati Puja 2020 on 1st Feb 2020 (Saturday) at Bear Valley Middle School in Escondido. In addition to Puja and Pushpanjali, we had arrangements for 'Hate Khori' for our little ones. There were lots of fun cultural program for kids and adults and accompanied by delicious tradition Bengali culinary collection. We hope you all have enjoyed Saikat Saraswati Puja. We would like to thank all the volunteers who...

January 2, 2020

Dear Saikat family,

On behalf of the new Saikat Executive Committee (EC) for the term 2020-21, Happy New Year to you and your family. Best wishes for the new year and the new decade. May this one be the best one yet.

The new EC took charge on the 1st of January of this year. I would like to introduce them to all of you. Click here to meet the new EC. 

Board of Advisors
In addition I would like to extend a warm welc...

July 17, 2019

The great enthusiasm of the kids and young adults of our community led us to plan for yet another round of Brown Bag event for the homeless teens and adults. Saikat is joining hands with U- turn lives, a non-profit volunteer driven organization, aimed at assisting the economically challenged and homeless people.

Parents - please sign up your kids to pack the Brown Bags. It will start from around 7:30pm on Friday, July 26. The v...

March 5, 2019

It brings us immense pleasure to announce that this year Saikat will be organizing a “Boisakhi Mela” on Saturday April 06, 2019 to usher in the first day (“Poila Boisakh”) of the Bengali New Year (Bongabdo 1426). This event is being co-organized with the Greater San Diego Bangladesh Association (GSBA).

It will be an outdoor event in the format of a summer fair (‘Mela’) with multiple vendors catering a wide select...

February 6, 2019

"Niharkana (নিহারকন্যা) rehabilitation center"  is in Kolkata near Dum Dum run by Kanta Chakraborty, established with the dream of helping street children to grow up in a less hostile environment. Currently they have about 20 kids who are regularly attending schools and left begging at station. They all are bright student, not only doing well in education, excelling in sports and extra curricular activities...

May 2, 2018

We are happy to announce that on June 2nd, 2018 we will hold our Annual Picnic at Mission Bay. We hope to have a fun-filled day with lots of food and games. We will send out the details and RSVP form closer to the date. See more details in our events page here.

We will host the Annual GB meeting during the picnic from 2:30pm. We request all Saikat annual members to please attend the GB meeting.

September 26, 2017

Dear Saikat Poribar,

             We are very happy to announce the new Executive Committee for 2018-19. The Election Commission, having duly verified the nominations of the candidates for Saikat Election 2017, has found that each candidate has been running uncontested for his or her respective post. Therefore, no balloting/voting is required in this case.

Thus the Comm...

August 23, 2017

This year (2017) natural disasters have taken a big toll both in the U.S. and in India. On one hand, hurricanes like Harvey have inflicted nearly $200 billion in damage. On the other hand, incessant rainfall has caused severe floods in West Bengal and other parts of India.

Saikat is working with Red Cross to provide monetary support to the people affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Several NGOs working in West Bengal have also approac...

August 4, 2016

Saikat fundraising helped Baby Tai recover from injury from violent head-on collision

The Ghosh family was travelling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon on the 27th of February, 2016 when they fell victim to a violent head-on collision. Most notable was the injury suffered by their 13-month old daughter Baby Tai who has a fractured vertebra in her spinal cord as well as multiple fractures in the arm, leg and collar bone....

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