Indian Diaspora Invited To Invest In North-East

NEW DELHI, Jan 8: The Indian Diaspora was Saturday invited by chief ministers of northeastern states to invest in the region’s infrastructure, especially the healthcare and education sectors. ‘You are the people who can help… There is a lot of scope in education and healthcare sectors for investment. Please help us with money and expertise,’ Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi...

India Asks Diaspora To Invest In Land Of ‘New Opportunities’

NEW DELHI, Jan 7: The 9th edition of India‘s annual convention to connect with its 25-million-strong diaspora in 130 countries kicked off here Friday with a fervent appeal to them to return to their roots, a land of new opportunities, and share the fruits together. Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi led the Indian government in welcoming professionals and entrepreneurs in virtually...

‘More People From North-East Should Go Abroad’

NEW DELHI, Jan 7: More people from the northeast should travel abroad in search of opportunities and send back remittances to invest and develop the economy in their region, participants at a seminar in New Delhi on Diaspora emphasized Friday. The panel discussion on “diaspora role models” from the northeast was organized as part of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), which began Friday. With...

North-East States, Youths To Be Focus Of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

NEW DELHI, DEC 21: Nearly 1,300 delegates will gather here for Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, the annual conclave to connect with Indian Diaspora from January 7, with focus on showcasing Northeast as an attractive investment destination and engaging young overseas Indians in development process. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the ninth edition of the three-day conclave on January eight while President...