India Fellows Program for Young Diaspora Entrepreneurs and Professionals

The Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre(OIFC) is  a joint venture of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India, in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for sustained economic and knowledge engagement of Overseas Indians with India.


As part of OIFC initiatives to connect with overseas Indian investors, and business owners, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India and OIFC have launched, in partnership with the Indian School of Business (ISB) the India Fellows Program (IFP) for young Diaspora entrepreneurs and professionals.


The program showcases the emerging business opportunities in India and offers an insider’s view to the dynamic markets of India, its business environment, its socio–cultural norms, and emerging opportunities. The program connects overseas Indians with India–based entrepreneurs and senior Government officials through a year–long engagement including webinars and a 12–day residential session in India.


Details can be accessed at the website:  and the brochure can be downloaded at this link: Download


It is also possible to interact directly with MEA / OIFC / ISB officials at the Google Hangout (details given below) to learn more about IFP and how you can benefit from this attractive program.


The Google Hangout will be addressed by Ms Vani Rao, Joint Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs (OIA–II), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of IndiaYou can Register here for participating in the Google Hangout at 18:30 Hrs IST on Thursday, 14 July 2016. Join the Hangout


Further details can be obtained from Ms Apoorva Sharma <> at OIFC.

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The NICCT informs its members about relevant business developments in India and the Netherlands. The NICCT also inspires its members by organizing various programs throughout the year and providing the opportunity for you to meet your peers and build your network. We are also influencing relevant stakeholders to optimize business relations between the Netherlands and India. By doing this we promote business and economic relations between India and the Netherlands to the mutual benefit of both countries.

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