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Total Number of Indians saved from Distress Situations Abroad (Till May'18)

208186

Total Number of Indians saved from Distress Situations Abroad (Till May'18)

208186

No. of Agreements signed in all foreign visists by PM & Minister of External Affairs

450 MoUs/agreeements in 84 visits

No. of Agreements signed in all foreign visists by PM & Minister of External Affairs

450 MoUs/agreeements in 84 visits

India spearhead Solar Alliance with a commitment of ₹175 crore for setting up of ISA

Subsequent to inclusion in MTCR in 2017, India secures membership of Wassenaar Arrangement & Australia Group in 2018

India secured representation in International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, International Maritime Organization & Economic and Social Council

Total number of indian nationals in distress repatriated by Missions/ Posts from May 2014 – May 2018 is 208186, including 16,821 rescuedfrom the troubled areas in Ukraine, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and South Sudan.

Over 450 MoUs / agreeements signed in 84 visits foreign visists by PM & Minister of External Affairs

E-Visa facility for nationals of 165 countries; Duration of e-visa increased from 30 days to 60 days. Number of foreign visitors increased from 7 million in 2014 to 10 million in 2017

DOUBLE ENTRY On e-Tourist & e-Business visas introduced

Duration Of regular Tourist and Business visa to be 5 years as a default option for nationals of 165 countries

Filing of Indian citizenship application made completely online. Processing of such applications online commenced with Indore as a flagship project

PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS (PRS) scheme introduced in October 2016 for foreign investors above certain investment threshold

Visas opened to Indian asylees abroad and derivate asyless i.e. spouse and children

5-YEAR MULTIPLE ENTRY tourist visa allowed to Mukthijodhas of Bangladesh

Visa regime now allows clubbing tourism visa with any type of visa, permits submission of application for employment and business visas from anywhere in the world and allows co-existence of short duration and long duration visas

E-SERVICE MODULE for giving 27 services to foreigners staying in India launched in all FRROs in April, 2018

RELAXATION IN PROTECTED AREA PERMIT (PAP) regime in Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland extended till 31.12.2022

Entry and stay of religiously persecuted Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians of Pakistan, Afghanistan & Bangladesh (who entered India till 31.12.2014) legalised