This portal was launched by the Government of India launched in year 2020.
Indian Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan has said that this portal aims to create a three-way communication between the ministry, Indian missions and the Diaspora.
“The government recognises the importance of India Diaspora and has been engaging with them in various ways. One such innovative step is the global Pravasi Rishta portal and mobile app through which Government of India aims to connect with the overseas Indian community, not just ceremonially but at every step.”
It is a dynamic portal to establish an effective communication channel to connect with the Indian Diaspora worldwide.
“‘Connecting with the Indian Diaspora’. The diversity and colours of India are its strength, which astonishes to attract the world and connect the Indian Diaspora here to avail the new opportunities being generated in India. The 4 C’s— Care for their safety and security Connect with India, Celebrate their cultural heritage and contribute to the development of the homeland. Over 30 million pravasis now scattered across the globe would be connected through this Portal.”
High Commission of India released the following press statement:
According to a report by the United Nations, India has the largest diaspora population in the world with 18 million people from the country living outside their homeland in 2020.
Australia’s Indian diaspora numbers approximately 700,000 and it is rapidly growing.
WATCH VIDEO: Launching of Global Pravasi Rishta Portal by Minister of State for External Affairs (MEA, YouTube)