Topic– Indian Diaspora
2) Highlight the role played by Indian diaspora in Act East policy?(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question expects us to highlight the role played by diaspora in Act East policy.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Highlight that India has widened it’s foreign policy perspective with reinvigorating arrangements with east by transforming ‘Look East Policy’ into ‘Act East Policy’. In this regards, Indian diaspora has an important role to make this policy a success.
Body – Explain the role played by diaspora in look east policy by focussing on their role as a strategic asset as well as in soft power diplomacy. Explain about the role played by such diaspora in enhancing trade and commerce between the regions which has been aided by FTAs. Bring out their role in science and technology, cultural connectedness by focussing on their role in developing Nalanda etc. Bring out the issues such as lack of connectivity etc
Conclusion – Give your view and discuss way forward.