Special pension scheme for overseas indians


PBD 2012: Hoping to bring back rhythm of our growth processes, says PM

Monday, January 9th, 2012
PBD 2012: Hoping to bring back rhythm of our growth processes, says PMJaipur, January 8: Despite turbulence in developed economies, India's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by 7 percent in the current fiscal and is geared to return to a higher growth path of 9-10 percent in the medium term on the back of strong fundamentals, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday. ...

PBD 2012: PM announces new pension and life insurance scheme for overseas Indian workers

Monday, January 9th, 2012
PBD 2012: PM announces new pension and life insurance scheme for overseas Indian workersJaipur, January 8 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced a new pension and life insurance scheme for overseas Indian workers that would allow over five million workers, especially those working in the Gulf, to save money for the future. Announcing the government’s decision to introduce and sponsor the Pension and Life ...

PBD 2012: Govt concerned about Diaspora’s safety in Gulf, West Asia, says PM

Monday, January 9th, 2012
PBD 2012: Govt concerned about Diaspora's safety in Gulf, West Asia, says PMJaipur, January 8: The Indian government is concerned about the safety and security of its Diaspora living in areas like the Gulf and West Asia, Prime Minister Manmohn Singh said Sunday."We are acutely conscious of the safety and security of Indians living abroad, particularly in regions characterised by instability," the prime ...

PBD 2012: ‘India requires gender-based teaching’

Monday, January 9th, 2012
PBD 2012: 'India requires gender-based teaching'Jaipur, January 8: Overseas Indians attending the Pravasi Bharati Diwas (PBD) here Jan 7-9 feel that to become a developed country, India requires to fill the gaps mainly in the education sector. "India requires gender-based teaching and it will help to utilize 50 percent of human resources meaningfully. This would also help ...

PBD 2012: Getting Overseas Indian Cards time consuming and costly, say NRIs

Sunday, January 8th, 2012
PBD 2012: Getting Overseas Indian Cards time consuming and costly, say NRIsJaipur, January 8: Many overseas Indians participating in the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas diaspora meet here have complained that investing in the country was difficult due to lack of facilities and red tape. Many delegates said that while the government promises all amenities to NRIs for investing in India, the implementation ...

PBD 2012: India to sign bilateral agreements with Gulf countries for overseas workers

Sunday, January 8th, 2012
Jaipur, January 8: India will enter into bilateral agreements with the Gulf countries to curb exploitation of Indian labour in the region and ensure a decent working environment for its diaspora, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said Sunday.Addressing the inaugural session of the annual diaspora meet here, Ravi said ...

PBD 2012: Special pension, life insurance schemes launched for overseas Indian workers

Sunday, January 8th, 2012
PBD 2012: Special pension, life insurance schemes launched for overseas Indian workersJaipur, January 7: The Indian government Saturday launched a special pension and life insurance scheme that would benefit over 5 million unskilled and semi-skilled workers employed overseas mostly in Gulf countries on temporary contract visas. The government has created a special fund called Pension and Life Insurance Fund which will be used ...

PBD 2012: Solar energy key to maintaining ecological balance, says Farooq Abdullah

Saturday, January 7th, 2012
New Delhi, January 7:  “Investment and research in solar energy sector is a must as renewable energy can help preserve the global ecological balance” said Farooq Abdullah, Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy. He was speaking as the chief guest at the Seminar on Solar Energy: Investment and R ...