Strong factor of success in UK for Indians is family support
According to a new study published in London, the importance of family support, a determination to succeed despite all odds, a strong work ethic, and optimism for the future are among the factors identified behind the success of diaspora Indians in the UK.
A series of interviews with leading diaspora entrepreneurs are featured in 'British India: The Diaspora Effect 2.0,' edited by Grant Thornton and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) and published Friday at the High Commissioner for India in London. Experts who have made a positive impact on Indo-British relations.
According to reports, the number of Indian diasporas in the UK has risen to close to 1.7 million, up from 1.5 million in the last census.
At the inauguration ceremony in India, High Commissioner Gaitri Issar Kumar of India to the UK said: “The Diaspora is the heart of Indo-British relations, a bridge of steel and a living bridge warmly described by our esteemed Prime Minister.” House.
“As our government’s special envoy in London, it is my endeavor to strengthen these strong connections through outreach and engagement across the UK. We will work together to strengthen our superior ties at all levels,” he said.
“Today, Diaspora Indians are one of the largest immigrant communities in the UK. Diaspora Indian youth play an essential role in innovation and new technologies at a global level. We must motivate them to devise innovative solutions to local problems in India. ” She said.
The 2022 report builds on the first ‘Diaspora Effect’ report launched in 2020. The report identified around 654 diaspora-owned or diaspora-led companies across the UK with annual sales of GBP 100,000 or more.
According to research conducted at the time, these businesses generated at least £36.84 billion in annual revenue and employed around 174,000 people.
"With this follow-up report, we wanted to take a much more qualitative approach with cross-sections of the interview," said Anuj Chande, Partner at Grant Thornton and Head of the South Asia Group.
“As India becomes an increasingly important force globally and the UK expresses a desire to strengthen its long-standing relationship with India, the diaspora is perfectly positioned to strengthen ties between the two countries and continue to contribute to economic development. in,” he said.