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Latest news about the Overseas Indian Card (OIC)

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 International News & Events

NEW DELHI: The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill, paving the way for registration of Overseas Indian Cardholders (OIC) instead of Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and seeking to bring within the scope of citizenship a person “who is ordinarily a resident” instead of the person who has been residing in India for a specified period. However, no person who has been a citizen o ...

South Africa – Durban Chapter

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 International News & Events South Africa – Durban Chapter te be launched on 28 April 2013. We are excited about the interest growing on our organisation and the many people calling in and emailing wanting to join us.

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2013 PBD Jaipur: Interesting Interview

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 International News & Events

International President of Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin ( GOPIO) Ashook Ramsaran is a well- known name among the Indian diaspora. He was honoured last year at the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas ( PBD) for his remarkable work towards the benefit of the Indian community in the US. Guyanese-born Ashook is also the President and CEO of Ramex Inc, an electronics manufacturing enterpr ...

24th Convention of GOPIO in Kochi (India) / Pravasi Bharatya Divas 2012

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 International News & Events

The 24th convention of the Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has raised concerns over the growing tendency of the relatives of overseas Indians to grab their ancestral property. The meet also urged the Centre to set up fast track courts exclusively to settle property-related matters pertaining to the people of Indian origin (PIOs) and non-resident Indians (NRIs). A res ...

International achievements

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 International News & Events

Formed in 1989 in New York with chapters in several countries For the first time in the history of overseas Indians, a successful attempt was made in 1989 to bring the global Indian community together on one platform. The National Federation of Indian American Associations (NFIA), a national body of people of Indian origin in the USA, headed by Inder Singh at that time, convened the Fi ...

Functional Role in the Regional Pravasi Bharatya Divas Conferences

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 International News & Events

GOPIO International is a trusted and professional partner of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) when it comes to activities of the Indian Government abroad. After the Government of Indian decided to organise regional PBD Conferences GOPIO was and is functional in facilitating various activities under the leadership of MOIA with f.i. advising on speakers, sessions, locations et ...

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