Public Advisory on Indian Passport
Indian citizens holding handwritten Indian Passports are advised to apply for urgent re-issuance of their passports
Conversion of PIO cards into OCI cards
External Affairs Minister has announced that the conversion of PIO cards into OCI cards will be done free-of-charge (gratis)
As part of its efforts to extend its outreach to Indian students studying abroad, Government of India has added a specific student module to its Consular Grievances Monitoring System (MADAD).
"Amaravati" is being developed as a greenfield capital city (217 sq. km.)
for the newly formed state of Andhra Pradesh, India.As part of the development of the greenfield capital city, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has received a proposal, for development of 6.84 sq. Km. of startup area within the SEED capital area of the Amaravati from a Singaporean consortium of Ascendas-Singbridge Pte. Ltd. and Sembcorp Development Ltd. under the Swiss Challenge approach. The Government of Andhra Pradesh, through Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Devleopment Authority (APCRDA) is inviting competitive counter proposals through International Competitive Bidding (ICB) for the said proposal.
The RFP document along with Singapore Consortium’s Proposal and Draft Contract Agreements may be accessed from www.apeprocurement.gov.in starting 15:00 hrs (IST) on 18-Jul-2016 subject to the terms set out therein. Bids are required to be submitted on the same portal. The last date for submission of bids is 15:00 Hrs (IST) on 01-Sep-2016.
India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI)
is a not for profit Trust established to serve as a credible institutional avenue to enable overseas Indians to engage in philanthropy to supplement India's social and development efforts.
Extension of e-Tourist Visa scheme to 36 more countries and 7 more airports from 15th August 2015
The new OCI guidelines
conveyed by the Government of India, which will be applicable w.e.f. 23rd November 2015.