MEA begins registration of Indian students abroad

Hyderabad: Ministry of External Affairs has initiated the process of registration of Indian students studying abroad, in order to compile data so that the government is able to advise them in hour of need.

In a letter to Telangana government, Dnyaneshwar M Mulay, Additional Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs, said Students Registration Module has been placed within Ministry’s MADAD portal (the Consular Services Management System).

He said the data entered into this module in a voluntary manner by the Indian students abroad would provide useful inputs about their pattern of migration globally, educational courses that they are registering in and related matters.

Mulay requested the students to register themselves in this module, according to a press release issued by Telangana government.

“In the subsequent weeks, the module will be expanded to include country specific advisories for Indian students; links to Facebook pages of Indian associations and Indian students associations; links carrying information on accredited educational institutions in various countries etc,” he said.