The inter-ministerial consultations on the Emigration Management Bill, 2010 is over. With the number of cases of Indian workers troubled by employers abroad increasing, the govt is promising a lasting solution.
The movement of every person who exits the country would be regulated soon, thanks to a proposed bill that seeks to transform the emigration process into a simple and hassle-free exercise.
The inter-ministerial consultations on the Emigration Management Bill, 2010, which would replace the existing Emigration Act, 1983, is over and the Bill will soon be sent to the Cabinet for its approval, a government official said today.
The draft Bill was sent to various ministries including Law Ministry and Home Ministry for their comments.
"We expect the Cabinet to give its approval by the end of June, after which the Bill would be tabled in Parliament," G Gurucharan, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs said at a Workshop on Prevention of Irregular Migration.