Why Should Every Indian Be Proud Of The 2021 Indiaspora Government Leaders List?
The 2021 Indiaspora Government Leaders List released on Monday made Indians proud by highlighting the Indian community members are playing in the development of world polity and economy.
What is 2021 Indiaspora Government Leaders List?
Released by a US based organization working among Indian expatriate, it is the first of its kind-list highlighting the bigger role of Indians. The list draws its inspiration and information from publicly available resources including government websites.
MR Rangaswami, one of the founders of the organization and a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and investor, said that they were proud of a person of Indian origin becoming the Vice President of the world’s oldest democracy and that they wanted to make use of the President’s Day to highlight others in the diaspora that are also doing a remarkable job in public service.
Highlights of the list
• 200 people of Indian origin occupy leadership positions in 15 countries including the US and UK
• 60 people of Indiaspora occupy cabinet ranks
• The Indiaspora leaders collectively represent more than 587 million constituents
• The countries they head account for USD 28 trillion GDP
Who are Indiaspora included in the list?
The list includes people from the countries with a rich history of Indian expatriates migration like US, UK, UAE, South Africa, Canada, Singapore and Australia. These people belong to the highest echelons of public service like legislators, diplomats, heads of central banks and senior civil servants.
With over 32 million people of Indian origin (PIO) globally, Indians make the largest expatriate population in the world. And now they have reached the highest offices in different states.