At the power dinner with Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Indian Americans with a plan to help India by sending five American families to India, every year. According to Modi’s plan, these visits by tourists every year, will create wonders for Indian Economy. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later
Prime Minister also announced some travel concessions for Indian Americans, while addressing to the large gathering, Prime Minister also thanked them for their support in elections as PM. Also Read - Before Reporting For Duty, This Bengaluru Cop Teaches Children of Migrant Workers Everyday For An Hour
In the evening, he reached them with a plan. According which if each of the 3 million Indian Americans send five American families, four members each. The you are looking at 60 million straight. Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year
That’s an estimate from the US only. According to ministry of tourism, the number which is suggested by Modi might bring 10 times more than the actual arrival of foreign tourists to India in 2014. The worldwide tourism business is estimated to be worth $3 trillion; and India has not even a tiny share of it.
Apart from Ambani and Nooyi, guests included the industrialist Romesh Wadhwani, US lawmakers Ed Royce, Ami Bera, an Indian American, Joe Crowley and Pete Sessions. They shared the table with Prime Minister and external affairs minsiter Sushma Swaraj.
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