Immigration in India will be monitored by an Emigration Authority
According to Vayalar Ravi, Minister of Indian Affairs, India will be having a Monitoring Authority to facilitate Immigration from India to other countries with huge number of Indians working abroad. Speaking to reporters in Qatar’s capital Doha, Ravi said, government is planning to introduce new legislation in this regard during the next parliamentary session.
The Minister Said, the new Emigration Authority would take care of the regular & legal immigration of Indians citizens to other countries. The authority will be responsible for maintaining all the records of citizens migrating to different countries with different purposes.
At a Press Conference in Doha, Minister said, “We are trying to bring about the legislation in the next session of the parliament.” The Minister also said that the next Pravasi Bharatiya Divas which attracts people of Indian-origin from across the world will be held in Dubai from October 12-13.
Touching subjects of significance to Indian expatriates in the Gulf region, Ravi said the government will help pay a portion of the construction costs for crematoriums and social centres at five locations in the UAE. He said he has approved the use of the Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) for building cremation facilities and community centres in the emirates of Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. A crematorium is already being built in Sharjah after Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, donated land for that purpose.
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