13th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Government merges PIO and OCI cards

Union Government has merged Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card-holders with Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) card-holders. Union Home Ministry in this regard has issued notification mentioning that all PIO card-holders henceforth are deemed to be OCI card-holders with effect from 9th January 2015. Thus, withdrawing PIO cards with immediate an effect. Now only OCI ..



15 NRIs awarded Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2015

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2015 has been awarded to 15 prominent non-resident Indians (NRI’s) on the concluding day of 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas. They have been conferred with award for their contribution in various fields. The awards were presented by Vice-President Hamid Ansari at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Recipients of awards are  Satyanarayan Nadella- CEO ..