Conference Announcements
International Conference on “India and its Diaspora Engagement: Comparative Global Practices” organized by Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives, (ODI) New Delhi in Collaboration with Dias
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on "New Indian Migrants' and 'Indentured Diaspora': Emerging opportunity for Indian Foreign Policy" 3-4 November, 2016 Venue: Rabindra Bharti Unversity, Kolkata
International Conference on DIASPORA AND INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION IN DEVELOPMENT: COMPARATIVE GLOBAL EXPERIENCES 10-11 January 2016, New Delhi
Interactive Lecture on "India and Indian Diaspora in East Africa: Past Experiences and Future Challenges by Dr. Gijsbert Oonk, Erasmus University, Holland 2 December 2015 at Conf. Hall 2 at IIC
International Conference organized by ODI on Indian Diaspora in Development of Home and Host Countries: A Comparative Perspective at Kadi University, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, 10th-11th January, 2015
OD Conference at Columbia University on A Foot in Each World: South Asian Diaspora Communities in the United States and their Interactions with their Homeland October 17, 2014, 2.00–5.00pm Altschul Auditorium, International Affairs Building (SIPA)
International Conference on "Women in the Indian Diaspora" organised by ODI in collaboration with IIC and CAS-Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 10-11 January 2014, at India International Centre, New Delhi
Conference on "Diaspora in India's Foreign Policy and National Security:A Comparative Perspective" on 6-7 November 2013 at New Delhi
International Conference on “India and its Diaspora: A Comparative Perspective” on 29-30 March 2013 at IIC
Books on Diaspora by ODI & its Members
Published in Collaboration with ODI
International conferences of ODI on Diasporas
Organised in India
Conference & Interaction Collaborated by ODI
Collaborations: with Academic Institutions

MEMBERSHIP

Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives offers membership to individuals and institutions engaged or interested in Diaspora Studies. Membership is given and and monitored by its Executive Committee. Members of ODI play important role in governance, administration and general activities. The subscription period for all categories of members- both individual and institutional (except Life Members) is April 01 to March 31. This is irrespective of the date on which subscription was paid during the previous year. All membership (except Life Membership) has to be renewed every financial year. 

 TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP  

Life Members
Life Members have the right to vote and serve as office bearers. They are part of ODI’s mailing list and receive regular updates about ODI activities and current Diaspora studies through emails. They get concessions in the programme registration fee of ODI and are eligible for ODI travel support grants programmes. They get discounts on ODI publications. They also have the privilege of attending all the programmes of ODI. 
 
Full Annual Members
Members like  and have the right to vote and serve as office bearers. They are part of ODI’s mailing list and receive regular updates about ODI  activities and current diaspora affairs through emails. They get concessions in the programme registration fee of ODI and are eligible for ODI travel support grants programmes. They get discounts on ODI publications. They also have the privilege of attending all the programmes of ODI.

Associate Annual Members: It has similar facilities like annual members but without voting rights and financial/concessional support like full Annual members.

Institutional Members
Institutional members are part of ODI’s mailing list and receive regular updates about ODI activities and current Diaspora issues through emails. They get discounts on ODI publications. The institutional member through its representative has the right to vote by and have the privilege of attending all the programmes of ODI. 
 
Membership Login 
Only the members of ODI can have access to this section and they will be provided with individual Password. 
 
Membership Fees 
The membership fees under various categories are decided by the Executive Council and are subject to change.The Membership fees are charged as per  Indian Financial Year (1April - 31March). For latest membership fees please check with ODI Secretariat. The current fees for different categories of members are as follows:
 
Indian Members
Admission fee
Rs. 500/-one time
Membership fees
Rs. 100000/ for Life members 
Rs. 5000- per financial year for  Annual Member   (Minimum two years)
Rs. 2500/financial years for Associate Annual Members (Minimum two years)
Rs. 10000/- per year for Institutional Member (Minimum 2 Years) or Rs. 500,000/- for life 
Rs. 500,000/- or more for donor members 
International Members
Admission fees : US$50 one time only
Membership fees
US$5000 for life.
US$250 financial year  (Minimum 2 Years) for Annual members )
Institutional Member  
US$1000 year (Minimum 2 Years)  or US$20000 onetime fee.
Donor Members  : US$20000 or more. 
Latest Publication
ODI Lecture Publication: Global India Dialogue Series
New Book, Indian Diaspora:Contributions to their New Home
Diaspora Studies journal published by Routledge, London
ODI Periodicals
A Refereed Journal, e-Newsletter, Lecture Papers
ODI IN CONFERENCES OVERSEAS
ODI Member Participation in Overseas Meets
Conferences of ODI in conjunction with PBD
Collaboration: Scholars visiting PBD meets