Official Name
Republic of India
ISO2 Code
IN
ISO3 Code
IND
Longitude
20 00 N
Latitude
77 00 E
Geolocation
POINT (77 20)
Attended Meeting
Delegate
Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation
  • Team Member in RT 2.4. "Working with the diaspora for development" 
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Attended Summit
Delegate
Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation
  • Team Member in RT 2.1. "Fostering more opportunities for regular migration" 
  • Team Member in RT 3.2."Policy and institutional coherence on migration and development within government" 
  • Team Member in RT 3.3. "Regional consultative processes, Inter-regional consultative fora and regional organizations and economic integration processes at the interface of migration and development" 
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Attended Summit
Delegate
Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation
  • Team Member in RT 1.2. "Engaging diasporas and migrants in development policies and programs - their roles? their constraints?"
Attended Prep Meetings
Attended Summit
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Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation

No Participation

Attended Prep Meetings
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Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation

No Participation

Attended Summit
Delegate
Financial Contribution
  • India offered financial contributions to the GFMD 2012. 
RT Participation

No Participation

Attended Summit
Delegate
Financial Contribution
  • USD 50,000 Left Over from GFMD 2012
RT Participation

No Participation

Attended Prep Meetings
Attended Summit
Thematic Meetings
- Attended Thematic Meeting on "Operationalizing Mainstreaming of Migration in Development Policy and Integrating Migration in the Post-2015 UN Development Agenda" on 22 May 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland
Delegate
Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation
  • Team Member in RT 1.2 "Reducing the human and financial costs of international migration, particularly labor migration: Cooperative approaches to fair recruitment practices and lower remittance fees" 
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Attended Summit
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Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation
  • Co-Chair in RT 1.1. "Reducing migration costs"
  • Team Member in RT 3.2."Principles, institutions and processes for safe, orderly and regular migration" 
Attended Summit
Thematic Meetings
- Attended the Thematic Workshop on "Migration, Connectivity and Business" on 29 March 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand.
- Attended the GFMD Thematic Workshop on "Migration for Harmonious Societies" on 18 May 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland.
- Attended the GFMD Thematic Workshop on "Migration for Peace, Stability and Growth" on 19 July 2016 in New York, United States.
Delegate
Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation
  • Team Member in RT 1.2 "From global agenda to implementation - National action plans for migration-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)" 
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Attended Summit
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Financial Contribution

No Financial Contribution

RT Participation

No Participation

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Attended Summit
Indian Skilling and Employment Initiatives for GCC Migration

Norka-Roots training programme for vulnerable women with ‘Trivandrum Social Service Society (TSSS) CSO, provides facilities and training for women from most vulnerable groups via grassroots CSO networks to foster employment in destination countries, and in particular in GCC countries.

Mr. Camille Saadé

UAE-India: Harmonised Framework for Skill Recognition and Certification

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

The UAE and India have developed the UAE-India Harmonized Framework for Skills Recognition and Certification designed to address the mismatch between workers’ skills and requirements of employers aims to improve skills mix in the UAE labour market and enhance the rate of mobility for certified workers, improving job security and reducing vulnerabilities. Employers in the UAE are incentivized to participate in the programme through reduced work permit fees.

PowerSouth Initiative

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

The PowerSouth initiative, founded by two Indian women living in Germany, aims to create a more equitable relationship between resource providers, implementers and entrepreneurs by promoting inclusion and gender justice for marginalized women to become empowered in climate action. 

PowerSouth offers professional services to instate women in management and ownership roles at local projects in countries, including India.

 

eMigrate portal

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Launched in 2014, eMigrate is an integrated,
common digital electronic platform that
provides a link between key stakeholders such as the:
- Protector General of Emigrants (PGE);
- Protector of Emigrants (PoE);
- Indian diplomatic missions;
- Bureau of Immigration;
- Passport Seva (the passport service);
- PRAs;
- Foreign employers;
- Emigrant workers; and
- Insurance agencies

Governance of Labour Migration in South and South-East Asia (GOALS)

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

The Project is conceived in response to various facets of labour migration, fair and ethical recruitment and sustainable reintegration, gaps and challenges relating to safe, orderly and regular labour migration and improved skills recognition, in the corridors between South and South-East Asia and the Middle East. The project is designed on the first phase of the SDC supported regional project, ìStrengthening Labour Migration Governance through Regional Cooperation in Colombo Process Countriesî.

Vande Bharat Mission

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on

Indian government launched an unprecedented repatriation programme during the Covid pandemic and has brought nearly 4 million overseas Indian citizens home as of mid December 2020.

Using technology to improve recruitment practices

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

This programme between the governments of India and the United Arab Emirates links the electronic emigration and immigration systems of the two respective governments, with the objective of reducing contract substitution and improving government oversight over recruitment practices. The process for implementation has been made available to other ADD Member States for replication, as well as to the wider GFMD community through the Platform for Partnerships.

Programme Migration & Diaspora (PMD)

The PMD programme is financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and supports key actors in making more effective use of regular migration and diaspora engagement to achieve their development goals. Guided by the Global Compact for Migration (GCM), the program is implemented by GIZ in up to 25 partner countries and focuses on the following three components:

 

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Pre-decision, pre-departure and return migration guides for migrant health workers from India and the Philippines

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

Public Services International (PSI), in collaboration with ILO's European Union-funded “Decent Work Across Borders” (DWAB) project has produced seven pre-decision, pre-departure, and return migration guides for healthcare workers.

National Financial Inclusion Strategy

Submitted by Mr. Camille Saadé on

Under the National Financial Inclusion Strategy, many public-sector banks offer accounts that charge no fees for remittances. 

To streamline the remittance arrangement under the Speed Remittance Procedure and make remittances more cost-effective, the Government of India has removed the mandated requirement of maintenance of collateral or cash deposits by the Exchange Houses with whom the banks have entered into the Rupee Drawing Arrangement. 

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