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Indian Professionals Forum to spearhead $500-mn fund to boost UK-India ties

The forum was formed in the last quarter of 2017 with support of the High Commission of India

PM Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Theresa May arrive for their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: Sanjay K sharma
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PM Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Theresa May arrive for their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: Sanjay K sharma

Gireesh Babu Chennai
The Indian Professionals Forum (IPF), a UK-based non-profit think tank for diaspora related policy advocacy, is planning to spearhead an approximately $500-million fund, which will invest in technology ventures to attract Indian entrepreneurs to the UK. 

The forum was in talks with the governments of both the countries to gain their support, said its president, Mohan Kaul, who is also the executive chairman of the Commonwealth Investment Corporation.

The forum was formed in the last quarter of 2017 with support of the High Commission of India. It promotes networking and professional development for working Indians, who constitute about 50 per cent of

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First Published: Mar 31 2018 | 10:22 PM IST

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