Modi Government Moves Swiftly to Fulfil Promises to Diaspora

Published: 07th October 2014 06:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th October 2014 07:01 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Moving swiftly to fulfill assurances made to thousands of cheering diaspora in his Madison Square Garden address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the government is working on a new scheme merging the People of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes.

Announcing this in a tweet, the prime minister said that the union home ministry is "working on the new scheme that will merge PIO & OCI schemes".



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