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Month: January 2015

‘I know you face visa problems,’ said PM Modi

‘I know you face visa problems,’ said PM Modi

Inaugurating the 13th Pravasi Bharitiya Divas on Thursday, 8th January at Mahatma Mandir at Gandhinagar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed over 4000 NRIs from 58 countries.

In the inaugural speech, PM Modi said, “I know you have faced visa problems in the past and that is why there will be Visa on arrival for more countries”. At present 43 countries including Australia, Germany, Singapore, UAE, USA enjoy the facility of Visa on arrival. Modi also confirmed the merged PIO and OCI card so that everyone gets the same benefits.

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Success Story of an NRI Student in India

Success Story of an NRI Student in India

‘Education is the most powerful tool which you can use to change the world,’ said Nelson Mandela. And this is a fact. Emphasis on improved educational facilities is therefore gaining priority. Efforts are being made in majority of the countries to uplift their education sector and also get in synch with the level of education in the world. The method of imparting knowledge has been evolved to an extensive range. Now students are more than willing to study anywhere in the world to ensure they get trained in the best institute offering their subjects of interest. Understanding importance and the logic behind the highly competitive structure in the Indian education system, there has been an increase in the number of students who are now coming to India for higher education. The institute in India that witnesses a high number of NRI`s coming to study is the most renowned and a very prestigious institute worldwide, the Indian Institute of Technology.

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Now NRIs will be allowed to e-Vote

Now NRIs will be allowed to e-Vote

The Supreme Court on Monday had advised the Central Government to allow the Non-Residential Indians (NRIs) to vote in 8 weeks. NRI is a 25 million strong community, second largest immigration community after the Chinese.

NRIs who went abroad for education or work purpose want to be a part of the Indian Judiciary system and they want to be able to make a difference. ‘A single vote can make a huge difference’. Imagine, if even 15 million NRI votes, it will make a massive difference to the results.

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NRI Doctors will be allowed to practice in India

NRI Doctors will be allowed to practice in India

In the 89th National conference ‘IMA NATCOM 2014’, organized by Indian Medical Association (IMA) at Ahmedabad, the discussions were held mainly on two topics: drafting ethical & unethical code of conducts and allowing NRI doctors to practice in India.

Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Shri J P Nadda emphasized on the key note of the evening which was ‘Aao Gaon Chale’, ‘Welcoming the girl child’ and also government’s initiative on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme.

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