Ministry of External Affairs of India launched the Global Pravasi Rishta Portal, a platform connecting Pravasis which include NRI, PIO & OCI cardholders, with the Government of India.
2. The objective of the portal is to establish regular interactions between the Indian diaspora and Indian Embassies/Consulates abroad and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India as well.
3. The portal has also been devised to maintain an updated database of the Indian diaspora. This portal is created to enable the registration of Indian diaspora members i.e. NRIs, PIOs and the OCIs which is not just going to facilitate the Indian government to connect with the overseas Indian community but also facilitate NRIs, OCIs and PIOs community by connecting them to various new and existing government schemes benefiting them in various areas of interest. The portal will also be used in sharing the latest developments by the Indian government, Ministry of External Affairs with diaspora members.
4. In this regard, members of the Indian community in Brazil are requested to register themselves on the Global Pravasi Rishta Portal. The Portal link is https://pravasirishta.gov.in/home.
5. Steps to Register:
i. Visit https://pravasirishta.gov.in/home.
ii. Those living in Brazil, please select Brazil as the “Country/Region”. In the “Select Mission section”, please select Embassy of India in Brasilia or Consulate General of India in Sao Paulo as per the jurisdiction mentioned below and click “Submit”:
• Those Indian diaspora members living in the states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Parana, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul, please select the Consulate General of India in Sao Paulo.
• For the other Brazilian states and the Federal District of Brasilia, please select the Embassy of India in Brasilia.
iii. Click on the “Register” option given on the upper right side of the website to open the “Registration Form.”
iv. Please fill in the details given in the Registration Form to register yourself in the Portal.
Please share the information about the Global Pravasi Rishta Portal with other fellow Indian diaspora members in Brazil. Thank you.