HIGHLIGHTS :-

# . The 30 million overseas Indians contribute $69 billion a year to India, PM Modi said
# . He also urged PIO card holders to quickly convert their cards into OCI ones
# . He wants to convert the rain drain into brain gain, the PM said
The government plans to begin ability advancement programs for youthful Indians who need to look for work openings abroad, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at the fourteenth Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Bengaluru.
“It will be known as the Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana and will extend youngsters’ delicate aptitudes and show them about various societies, with the goal that they don’t feel excessively outsider when they set foot in a remote land,” the PM said.
Indians, the PM said, have their impression everywhere throughout the world and there are about 30 million abroad Indians.He asked these PIO card holders to rapidly change over their cards into OCI ones.
“I know all of you are extremely occupied and in the everyday routine, you can overlook such things, however please change over that card as quickly as time permits. To help you advance we will amplify the last date for change without a punishment to June this year,” the PM said.
he PM commended the commitment of abroad Indians who transmit as much as $69 billion dollars a year to India.
“For my administration, and for me by and by,. engagement with Overseas Indians are a top need. I’ve met hundred and thousands in my goes to the US, the UK, Austria, Qatar..” the PM said, including what appeared like twelve more names to that rundown, much to the group of onlookers’ delight.
PM Modi additionally accepted this open door to shill for the high-esteem cash boycott, saying it will wipe out defilement and take India forward quickly.
“The 21st century is India’s”, the PM included.