PM Modi on January 22, 2019 launched the Pravasi Teerth Darshan Yojana under which a group of Indian diaspora will be taken on a government-sponsored tour of religious places in India twice a year.
The first batch of 40 Indian-origin people are at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas and from here they will begin their tour.
* The party will be taken to the religious places of all major religions in India.
* The tour would be entirely authorities sponsored, as the governing administration will bear all the charges such as the airfare from their state of residence.
* Under the eligibility criteria, all people of Indian-origin, aged between 45 and 65 can apply and a group will be selected out of them.
* The 1st desire will be specified to people today from ‘Girmitiya countries’ these as Mauritius, Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica.
PM Modi, during his, also inaugurated the Centers of Excellence at Deen Dayal Hastkala Sankul.
The Primary Minister also unveiled a plaque to mark the inauguration of 55 stores which would provide as Facilities of Excellence at the Hastkala Sankul, which is a intricate focused to the handicrafts of the area.