changes sweeping the country have been so rapid in the last
decade that non-resident Indians either on a visit or planning
a permanent return are left groping for information.
Fortunately, the internet has shrunk distances and fostered
the growth of an online assortment of services which caters to
the specific requests of NRIs before, during and after their
visit to India.
needs of NRIs could vary from payment of bills in their
absence, to getting their children admitted to reputed
schools, to arranging family occasions and get-togethers, or
to getting the best possible medical treatment for self or a
relative in India.
the spread of online services, a NRI these days is quite at
ease as soon as he arrives in India, with car rental services,
airport transfers, hotel accommodation, sightseeing trips,
online booking of air and train tickets, and pre-paid
telecom services arranged for even before he lands.
NRIs serve their term abroad, several personal matters are
sorted out through online professional services such as filing
of tax returns, collecting and depositing rent on property and
payment of insurance premium.
overseas Indians returning home are better equipped to handle
re-location blues with the deft handling of major worries on a
well-appointed accommodation, a reputed school, availing a car
loan, opening a bank account, and making
property buyers are relying heavily on online services at a
small fee, as against depending on their friends and relatives
to maintain their properties. Apart from assisting NRIs in
selecting, purchasing and leasing property, personalized
services for NRIs are extending to security services to keep a
watch on their assets in their absence.
online legal services are a boon to NRIs who are entangled in
litigation in India. Legal solutions and off-court mediation
services by legal experts have brought much relief to overseas
Indians who are unable to attend to these issues
the NRI emotionally and spiritually, virtual prayer rooms and
offerings to deities in temples in India have caught the fancy
of overseas Indians. Internet services are also fulfilling the
wishes of NRIs who have lost their loved ones during their
stay abroad, taking on the responsibility of having the ashes
immersed in the holy rivers in India.