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Sushma Swaraj chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work

Philanthropic organistaion will engaged in supplementing Country's social development efforts

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister 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 development and social projects.

First Published: Sun, July 31 2016. 13:26 IST