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Indian Government has approved a policy framework to establish a NRI/PIO University in India in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as a Deemed University de-novo under Section 3 of the UGC Act as an Institution of Excellence.
Overseas Indian Trusts or Societies will set up the university with credible standing and experience in the field of education under the overall supervision of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. It will help in developing the comprehensive bilateral links with India through the active association of the diaspora. NRI/PIO University in India will cater to the needs of the PIOs/NRIs in sought after disciplines as well as impart educational standards at part with the best Universities in the world in one campus.