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Navtej Sarna to soon replace Ranjan Mathai as Indian High Commissioner

Navtej Sarna to soon replace Ranjan Mathai as Indian High Commissioner

Mr.Navtej Sarna, an Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, a writer, diplomat, who is the currently the secretary (west) in MEA will soon replace Indian High Commissioner, Mr.Ranjan Mathai. Sarna was…

Indian PM Modi brings bill for merger of schemes for Overseas Indians soon

Indian PM Modi brings bill for merger of schemes for Overseas Indians soon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made a number of offerings for Persons of Indian Origin (POI) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI). A draft bill that will enable the merging…

UK minister assures that there would be no visa obstacles for Indian students

UK minister assures that there would be no visa obstacles for Indian students

Following a revision of visa rules some time back, student traffic from India to UK took a hit. The number of Indian students coming to the UK has seen a…

India’s online passport application service to start in UK from today

India’s online passport application service to start in UK from today

An exclusive online only passport application service in UK will be launched today, to streamline services provided by the Indian mission in UK. The Online service comes as one of…

London selected to host regional Non-Resident Indian Day ( Pravasi Bharatiya Divas) in October this year

London selected to host regional Non-Resident Indian Day ( Pravasi Bharatiya Divas) in October this year

India’s Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs has decided to hold the 2014 regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Convention in London over two days in October, given the size and importance of…

Indian High Commission activities for public outreach

Indian High Commission activities for public outreach

Steps are being undertaken by the High Commission in reaching out to the Indian community to ameliorate their concerns so that the High Commission can deliver better public services. As…

From June 9, OCI applications who have online appointments will be accepted only at counters

From June 9, OCI applications who have online appointments will be accepted only at counters

An OCI applicant who wishes to submit his/her application at the counter are expected to fix prior appointment for the same. This will be in effect from 9th June 2014.…

Indian High commission in UK sets up Public response unit

Indian High commission in UK sets up Public response unit

The Indian High Commission in UK has set up a ‘Public Response Unit’ to facilitate its response to a developing number of inquiries accepted from Nris and individuals of Indian…

Indian origin IT professional launched a petition at the Indian High commission

Indian origin IT professional launched a petition at the Indian High commission

Every year many Indians go abroad either for a vacation or for having a settlement of few years there. The highest number of Indians visits the areas of United Kingdom…

No changes to OCI and PIO at present, merger not likely to happen very soon

No changes to OCI and PIO at present, merger not likely to happen very soon

The Indian High Commissioner, Ranjan Mathai said that the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card and Person of India Origin (PIO) card merger will not happen very soon. A new…

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