Useful Websites for NRIs and Indians Living Abroad
This is a summary of online information and useful sites related to NRIs and overseas living. Some of this is general information sites that are useful for Indians living abroad.
Most the sites mentioned are government sponsored or official links in USA, Canada and India; similar information can be easily searched for other countries.
Here is a compilation of all the related online links:
Indian Diaspora and NRIs – General info:
- Non-resident Indian and Person of Indian Origin – General information from Wikipedia
- Indian Diaspora, Official Government of India Website
- Indian Diaspora; The National Portal of Government of India
NRIs Investments in India and NRI Banking in India:
- Facilities available to NRIs, PIO for investment in India
- Features of various Deposit Schemes available to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)
- Foreign Investments in India
R2I – Information for NRIs returning to India:
Immigration and Visa information:
- US Citizenship and Immigration Services
- Welcome to the United States, A Guide for New Immigrants
- Citizenship and Immigration Canada – CIC Website
Jobs and career related links:
- Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH), 2010-11 Edition
- Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Employment Statistics
- US Department of Labor
- Service Canada – Finding a job
Living abroad – an adaptation:
There are quite a few blogs and websites that cater to NRIs, most of those are opinions and personal experiences, just like this site – The Indians Abroad. There is lots of related information available online, such as experiences of migrating to a different country or different culture. The main topics include:
- Local culture in the host country
- The language barrier
- The adaption the new place
- Common Challenges for a new-comer
- Learning the new language and the local accent…etc.
Most of these topics are discussed on this site, and you can search those by categories or by the tags and key words. As an example, some of the articles are listed below.
- 10 Tips on English pronunciation and accent improvement!
- A self-help guide to lose your accent!
- NRIs and India diaspora – the key challenges abroad!
- Why do NRIs return to India?
- NRI Tips: NRI Bank Account and FAQ
- Cross-culture understanding – It is a culture thing
- I am not racist, but my brain may be!
- Why white women find desi or Indian guys less attractive?
- Jobs and Occupations in highest demand in USA: 2006 to 2016
- Common overseas myths and misconceptions about people from India
- Overseas perceptions about people from India
- Our Beliefs and the Outside World
- NRIs – Scattered relations, separated friends!
- The NRI dilemma: This country or that home?