Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Pravasi Rishta portal and app

The Government of India launched the Global Pravasi Rishta Portal and Mobile app. The application aims to connect the Indian Diaspora spread all over the world. What is the main purpose of launching Global Pravasi Rishta Portal and Mobile app? The Global Pravasi Rishta Portal and Mobile app will help to connect 3.12 crores Indian ..

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Pavasi Bharatiya Divas Convention

Context in Current Affairs: The Minister of State for External Affairs Shri V Muraleedharan recently launched the website for the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021. He also announced that Prime Minister Modi is to inaugurate the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention on January 9. Pravasi Divas Convention Around four conferences are to be held during the ..

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January 9: Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

On January 9, 2020, Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was celebrated. The day is being marked since 2003 to recognize overseas Indians. It aims at promoting unity among Indian diaspora living abroad and also mark the contributions of overseas Indians. The event is organized by the Ministry of External Affairs. It is sponsored by Confederation of Indian ..

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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 ..

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