Earlier in the week, the British government said that it will reduce documentation for Tier 4 student visas for China, Bahrain , Indonesia and Maldives but excluded India.
He also dismissed similar moves by other governments as political rhetoric and determined by their own interest.
Earlier according to a EconomicTimes report, UK said that the issue of Indians over-stayers has not been solved by the Indian government. The same report cited that India had earlier signed an MoU to deport illegal Indian migrants before Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a visit to UK earlier this year.
Chandrashekhar also emphasized that India should not try and pitch itself as a pure play hardware startup nation. ” The cost of power and logistics are high in India and we cannot be a viable electronics manufacturing nation.”