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Sushma Swaraj chairs meet on overseas Indians' philanthropy work

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

Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj

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.