PIO Current Affairs, GK & News

Brain Drain in Poland

The Polish Government has approved a new law that will scrap income tax for roughly 2 million young workers. The law was created because several young workers were leaving the country in droves and that was creating a fiscal drag on the country’s economy. The law will come into effect this week. What has happened? ..

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Know India Programme

Know India Programme (KIP) is a flagship initiative for Diaspora engagement. The programme aims to familiarize Indian-origin youth (18-30 years) with their Indian roots and contemporary India. Features of the Programme The important features of the Know India Programme are: Know India Programme is a three-week orientation programme for diaspora youth. The programme aims to ..

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Union Government to allow Aadhaar enrolments of NRIs, PIOs, OICs

Union Government has decided to allow Aadhaar enrollment of Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). It was announced by Union Planning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh in written reply to Lok Sabha. This move will help all persons on the Indian soil (including resident Indian, OCI/PIO, NRIs and ..

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Home Ministry issues notification for lifetime validity of PIO Cards

Within days of the PM’s announcement of lifetime visas for PIOs, the notification for the same has been issued by the Centre. Notification The notification amends the rules of the PIO Card Scheme so that new recipients of PIO cards will receive cards that will be valid for the duration of their life, provided they ..

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