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4) It is often argued that brain drain is loss to the origin country. However, new research shows that  migration and resultant diaspora connections can be very important sources of brain gain. Examine how the Indian diaspora helps India in brain gain.

Topic:  Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora 

4) It is often argued that brain drain is loss to the origin country. However, new research shows that  migration and resultant diaspora connections can be very important sources of brain gain. Examine how the Indian diaspora helps India in brain gain. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

It’s an interesting study that has insightful revelations that goes against conventional thinking. Helps in essay. Related to syllabus as well.   

Key demand of the question:

Examine facts to prove that brain-drain is actually brain-gain for India. 

Directive Word:

Examine: Investigate/explore relevant information from the article to show that Indian diaspora is helping India’s knowledge economy.    

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write in 2-3 lines how  diaspora contribute as human capital to India and need for India to integrate them to economic growth through certain policies. 

In the body, divide answer 5-6 categories i.e. benefits and within each explain with suitable examples. Wherever necessary, write what India needs to do to make use of this brain-gain.  

In the conclusion, write 1-2 line about the need for India to make these migrations short-term ones to benefit its knowledge economy.