27 November, 2020

Exodus

The jamboree that was the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas only shows up that swadeshi be damned, videsh is where middle India wants to be

Exodus
outlookindia.com
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The First Wave
Late 19th Century

  • Nature of migrants: Voluntary emigrants, traders, indentured labour
  • Destinations: Africa, Southeast Asia, West Indies

The Second Wave
1970s

  • Nature of migrants: Professionals and entrepreneurs
  • Destinations: US, Europe, West Asia

The Third Wave
The biggest one, happening now

  • Nature of migrants: White-collar professionals, students, diploma-holders.
  • Destinations: Canada, New Zealand, Australia, USA.


20,000,000
Indians Living Abroad

246,000
Indians who migrated to the US in the last two years

85,000
Skilled computer professionals leaving India every year contributing to annual 'resource loss' of $2 billion

11,000  
Number...

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