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QUESTION NO.2771 GLOBAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

May 11, 2016

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2771
TO BE ANSWERED ON 11.05.2016


GLOBAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

2771. SHRI Y. V. SUBBA REDDY:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the status of implementation of PM Global Advisory Council of Overseas Indians (GACOI);

(b) whether PMGACOI has been disbanded; and

(C) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[GEN. (DR) V. K. SINGH (RETD)]



(a) The Prime Minister’s Global Advisory Council (PMGAC) was set up as a high level platform, to draw upon the experience and knowledge of eminent people of Indian origin in diverse fields from across the world in January, 2009. So far five meetings have taken place.

(b) No.

(c) Not Applicable.

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