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Overseas Indian Affairs
Mr. Prem Narain
Proactively engage with Overseas Indians to meaningfully serve India.
Establish a vibrant institutional framework based on three value propositions:Through multi-skilled market driven entities promoted by the Ministry and managed by knowledge partners.Policy coherence in strategic engagement with Overseas Indians.Enlisting the States as partners in emigration management and Overseas Indian related initiatives.
The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) is a dynamic, young and interactive ministry, dedicated to the multitude of Indian Nationals settled abroad. Established in May 2004 as the Ministry of Non-Resident Indians’ Affairs, it was renamed as the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) in September 2004. Driven by a mission of development through coalitions in a world without borders, MOIA seeks to connect the Indian Diaspora community with its motherland.
- Facilitate sustained, symbiotic and strategic engagement of Overseas Indians with India and offer them a wide variety of services in economic, social and cultural matters.
- Extend institutional support for individual initiatives and community action to harness the knowledge, skills and resources of Overseas Indians to supplement the national development efforts.
- Transforming management of emigration through appropriate domestic interventions and international cooperation.
|Outcome/ Impact of department/ ministry||Jointly responsible for influencing this outcome / impact with the following department (s) / ministry(ies)||Success Indicator||Unit||FY 11/12||FY 12/13||FY 13/14||FY 14/15||FY 15/16|
|1. Implementation of the recommendations of the PMs Global advisory council of overseas Indians||Ministry of External affairs/Finance/Commerce&Industry/HR D/ICCR||]Implementation of the action points||No.||2||2||2||2||2|
|2. Social security agreements||Ministry of Labour & Employment/External Affairs/Commerce/Finance||No. of agreements implemented||No.||3||4||4||4||4|
|3. Issue of Overseas Citizenship Number of cards issued of India (OCI) cards tooverseas Indians||Ministry of External affairs/Home||Number of cards issued||No.||210000||220000||225000||230000||230000|
|4. Enhanced engagement of Overseas Indians with India||Ministry of External affairs/Labour/Finance/Commerce&Indus try||Investment by Overseas Indians in India(In rupees)||No.||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|
|5. Improved Institutional support for overseas indians to supplement the national development efforts||Ministry of External Affairs/Home/HRD/I&B/Finance||Interactions in India||No.||3||3||3||3||3|
|Face to face deliberations outside India||No.||4||4||4||4||4|
|Analysis of feedback from the overseas indians regarding the services provided by OIFC||%||100||100||100||100||100|
|Steering group meetings &high level diaspora consultations &strategy meetings||No.||2||2||2||2||2|
|Number of research partners/studies commissioned on matters relating to Overseas Indians||No.||2||2||2||2||2|
|National campaign-No. of days||No.||150||150||150||150||150|
|Rural campaign-No. of districts||No.||5||5||5||5||5|
|Assessment of the impact of awareness campaign||%||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD||TBD|