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‘Doors open for young NRIs’

India will soon be the best destination for the young Indian diaspora, said Ajay Maken, Minister for Housing and Poverty Alleviation.

Published: 09th January 2013 11:40 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th January 2013 11:40 AM   |  A+A-

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India will soon be the best destination for the young Indian diaspora, said Ajay Maken, Minister for Housing and Poverty Alleviation.

“The world is witnessing a decrease in the workforce numbers and the trend will further increase. China will be the worst hit country while the situation in India is optimistic,” he said, while participating in the plenary session ‘Engaging Young and Overseas Indians’ as part of the 11th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here on Tuesday.

India is opening its doors to young entrepreneurs. The country is appealing to the young diaspora to avail of the chance, the minister said.

Measures are being taken to ensure the participation of youth in the Pravasi Bharatiya meetings said Salman Khurshid,  Minister for External Affairs.   K C Venugopal, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, said measures are being taken to alleviate the travel woes of the NRIs.

T P Sreenivasan, vice-chairman of the Kerala State Higher Education Council, Mukeshwar Choone, Minister of Culture, Mauritius, MP Madhu Goud Yakshi, Rubu Dhalla, Naval Bajaj, president of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Vidya Yeravdekar, director, Symbiosis International University, Pune, and Sant Singh Chatwal also participated in the session moderated by G Mohan Gopal, director of Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies.



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