Diaspora

Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart vil...

January 19, 2017

In a bid to modernise its villages, the government of Haryana has set up two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cells to invite investments from NRIs belonging to the state, thus allowing them to contribute to the development and also reconnect themselves with their roots.

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Swami Vivekananda: The monk who represented the ‘real India’ abroad

Swami Vivekananda: The monk who represented the ...

January 12, 2017

The strength of the youth and the iron mettle of character that Swami Vivekananda was so vocal about are perhaps still connecting the Indians situated abroad - a tribute to the mystic yogi who exhibited the finer aspects of the Indian culture to the world.

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PBD: Connecting the diaspora with the culture of their roots

PBD: Connecting the diaspora with the culture of t...

January 11, 2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) tuned in to the psychic strings of the overseas Indians not only through the plenary sessions and redressal of their issues, but also provided an opportunity for the diaspora to witness the traditional dances and music of India and connect with the c...

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Influential Gujaratis around the world

Influential Gujaratis around the world

January 9, 2017

Statistics show that Gujaratis make up around 33 pc of the Indian diaspora worldwide. Drifted for work, they are present in almost all countries that offer good working opportunities. We list some of them, who didn’t just make it to a foreign land, but also to the hearts of mil...

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Indian states promote business opportunities at PBD

Indian states promote business opportunities at PB...

January 9, 2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) not only touches the emotional chords of many resident and non-resident Indians but also provides an opportunity for the diaspora members to explore business options in India, marketed aggressively by several state governments.

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Connecting with diaspora youth for transforming India

Connecting with diaspora youth for transforming In...

January 8, 2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), which has become a key rendezvous for the Indian diaspora, has flown into its 14th edition and on the first day focussed on the diaspora youth with a view to redefine engagement between India and millions of people of Indian origin in the world.

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India’s Expatriate Evacuation Operations discussed

India’s Expatriate Evacuation Operations discuss...

January 7, 2017

FICCI, in partnership with Carnegie India, launched a report to bring awareness in India’s evacuation operations for its diaspora abroad. As the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2017 is set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, in Bengaluru, the Federation of In...

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India’s first museum on Indian Diaspora to open in New Delhi

India’s first museum on Indian Diaspora to open ...

January 7, 2017

The Indian government is looking for curators to design and build India’s first museum on the Indian diaspora. Over the centuries, this community has made countries across the world its home.

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Five influential Gujaratis around the world

Five influential Gujaratis around the world

January 4, 2017

Statistics show that Gujaratis comprise around 33 pc of the Indian diasporas worldwide. Drifted for work, they are present in almost all countries that offer good business opportunities. Below are the famous five who not just made it to a foreign land but also to hearts of millio...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Pravasi...

January 3, 2017

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, in its curtain raiser briefing here in New Delhi, elucidated the main program elements of the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, to be held in Bengaluru, Karnataka from January 7 to 9, 2017.

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