Emigration clearances granted during last 3 years

By | March 3, 2016

Migration of Indians

Data about global migration of Indian nationals is not maintained / available in this Ministry.

Data about the number of Indian workers who emigrated through Emigration Clearance to 18 notified Emigration Clearance Required (ECR) countries is available with this Ministry.

Data for emigration clearances granted during the last three years is as under:

Year Emigration Clearance granted
2013 8,16,655
2014 8,04,878
2015 7,81,146

According to the above data, there is 1.44% decrease during 2013 to 2014 and 2.94% decrease during 2014 to 2015, in the number of emigration clearances granted.

There is no provision for dual citizenship in India as per the Citizenship Act, 1955 and the rules made there under.

The Minister of State for the external Affairs Gen. Dr. V. K. Singh (Retd.) provided this information in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

Source Ministry of External Affairs 02-March, 2016 1

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