Sushma chairs meet on overseas Indians’ philanthropy work
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday chaired a meeting of the India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI), a philanthropic organisation engaged in supplementing the country’s social development efforts.
“Facilitating Diaspora’s desire to give back to India. EAM chairs sixth board meeting of IDF-OI in Delhi @GivingtoIndia,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said in a tweet.
IDF-OI is a not-for-profit trust registered under the Indian government established to serve as a credible institutional avenue to enable overseas Indians to engage in philanthropy to supplement the country’s social and development efforts.
IDF-OI channelises the philanthropic propensities and resources of the overseas Indian community into national development and social projects.