The study focuses on three key aspects:
- critical assessment of the services provided by Norka Roots;
- feasibility of application of Norka Roots to other source states in India and
- recommendations for a national framework that compliments state-level initiatives.
NORKA ROOTS is an innovative attempt by the Government of Kerala. It has been working over the last 10 years with several new policy initiatives for the welfare of prospective emigrants, emigrants, return emigrants, out-migrants and return out-migrants. NORKA ROOTS as an organization within the Department of Non-Resident Keralite Affairs is a model that can be adopted in every state in India experiencing large-scale migration.
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