Addressing a webinar with FLO, the Women’s wing of FICCI on Wednesday, Chauthaiwale mentioned, “In the modern times Yoga and Ayurveda has added to the arms of soft power which gave value to India as compassionate, non-intrusive and non-dominating country”.
He mentioned “Over 160 countries out of 180+ countries representing in UN endorsed Yoga Day proposed by PM Modi in a record short time. It shows that people are looking towards India to give unique solutions”
Referring to the Indian Diaspora he talked about that it is near 30 million, approx. 50% are nonetheless holding Indian passports and 50% are the residents of their respective nations. There are numerous layers in Indian Diaspora, it is not uniform and reasonably fragmented. “We are actively engaging with our huge Indian diaspora across the world.”
On India-US relations and upcoming US Presidential elections he mentioned, “Indians are the highest earnings group in the US which brings super worth to India. Both nations’ relations have reached a stage that it might be very troublesome to hurt by any authorities as it has been institutionalised over the years. Today Indian diaspora is the most valued diaspora in US.”