Government considering Aadhaar Card for NRIs and Foreigners
NEW DELHI: The government is taking into consideration providing Aadhaar cards to Non-Resident Indians as well as a decision on it will be taken soon, outside affairs priest Sushma Swaraj claimed on Saturday while inviting the diaspora community to proactively join India’s growth tale.
In her address to the first limited edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD), Swaraj claimed it has actually been decided that females employees will certainly be permitted to go to Gulf nations for employment only with federal government companies to ensure they are not fooled by hiring representatives or firms.
Aadhaar Card – For Nri, OCI and Foreigners
The PBD, webcast by virtually all Indian Goals and Articles, was arranged for the initial time by ministry of outside affairs (MEA) after the government’s choice to combine ministry of overseas Indian events (MOIA) with it.
Previously MOIA used to hold the occasion. January 9 was chosen as the day for PBD as it was on this day in 1915 that Mahatma Gandhi, the “greatest Pravasi”, returned residence from South Africa to lead India’s freedom battle.
Asking the diaspora to take part in government’s different front runner programmes consisting of Ability India, Digital India and Clean Ganga initiatives, she claimed Head of state Narendra Modi wants the Aadhaar card scheme to be prolonged to NRIs.
“So far Aadhar card has been provided to those Indians who reside in India. It is except non-resident Indians. But you will certainly be delighted to know that the Prime Priest wants the card to be offered to the NRIs the method it is provided to people residing in India.
“He also wants it for OCI (Abroad Citizens of India card) holders. The matter is under our consideration. No choice has actually been taken as discussions on it are underway. I hope quickly you will certainly read about it,” Swaraj stated throughout a communication following her address.
The federal government has until now provided Aadhaar card number to over 92 crore consumers. Under the program, every consumer is to be offered with a 12-digit distinct recognition number for which biometric info is collected. The Indian Govt is now considering giving Aadhaar Card to NRIs and OCI holders.
On limiting women from visiting Gulf nations through the recruiting firms, she stated the choice has actually been taken to quit them from getting fooled.
“We will send women just via federal government agencies,” Swaraj claimed throughout an interactive session with Indian missions abroad.
Hiring the diaspora to be component of the India development tale, she said “It is time for you to come back to India.”.
Effusive in praise of the Prime Preacher, Swaraj stated India’s involvement with the overseas Indians has increased manifold because of his consistent endevour to communicate to the community. Swaraj also mentioned Modi’s Madison Square address in the US and also at the Wembly in London.
“Your success in the countries of your adoption refer pride … It is our duty to secure you and also care for you. Without a doubt, we are you as well as you are us,” she stated.