Indians living abroad will be able to connect with Indian embassies in their countries of residence and the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi via a new app. Understanding the importance of the diaspora, the Indian government always has been engaging with them in various ways. However, so far, there has been no effective communication channel to connect with the entire diaspora worldwide.

Estimated at nearly 31 million Indians live abroad. “Global Pravasi Rishta” portal and an App is to link the Indian diaspora across the world. The name of the portal in Hindi means Global Diaspora Relations portal. This portal and app will enable three-way communication between the Ministry of External Affairs, Indian diplomatic missions abroad and the diaspora. The portal will have the ability to issue emergency alerts and advisories. It will assist in any crisis management and lend a helping hand to the non-resident Indians (NRIs) and persons of Indian origin (PIOs).

The portal has a range of options such as consular access, Indian community affairs in that country and events of interest. There is a notice board with information and a newsletter with subjects of interest to NRIs and PIOs. 

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