Republic Day of India 2018

On the occasion of the 69th Republic Day, a Flag Hoisting Ceremony will be held at 0830 hrs on Thursday, 26th January, 2018 at India-Thai Chamber of Commerce, 1S. Sathorn Road, Thung Maha Mek Sathom, Bangkok 10120.  All members of the Indian Community, friends of India, along with their families, are invited to attend the function.

 

The programme is given below:

0800 hrs :  Arrival of Guest

0830 hrs : Hoisting of the Indian Flag followed by the singing of the National Anthem

0835 hrs : Reading out of President’s Address to the Nation

0845 hrs : Cultural performance

0915 hrs  : Refreshments

Visit of External Affairs Minister to Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore (January 4-8, 2018)


January 02, 2018

  • Within the framework of India’s Act East Policy, there have been intensive bilateral interactions in various sectors with the countries of South East Asian region in recent years. To give these interactions a further boost, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister (EAM) will undertake her first visit of the year 2018 to three South East Asian countries – Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore – from 4-8 January 2018.
  • On the first leg of this visit, EAM will be in Thailand on 4-5 January 2018. She will hold an official meeting with H.E. Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, who will also host a dinner in honour of EAM. All aspects of bilateral relations with Thailand will be discussed with particular focus on political, defence and economic ties and on further enhancing India’s engagement with ASEAN countries. Thailand will assume the role of coordinator country for India-ASEAN relations in the middle of 2018.
  • During the visit to Indonesia on 5-6 January, 2018, EAM will co-chair the 5th meeting of India-Indonesia Joint Commission with her Indonesian counterpart H.E. Ms. Retno Marsudi. Minister Marsudi will host a banquet in EAM’s honour. The Ministers will also inaugurate the second meeting of ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks. EAM will call on the President of Indonesia, and have other official engagements, including an interaction with representatives of the Indian community. She will also meet the new Secretary General of ASEAN H.E. Mr. Lim Jock Hoi. As the biggest country in the ASEAN region with the largest economy, Indonesia is an important partner for India including in trade and strategic matters. In recent times, there has been intensive engagement between the two countries bilaterally, as well as plurilaterally. The Joint Commission meeting and other engagements of EAM will enable the two countries to chart out the course of partnership during the year 2018.
  • During her visit to Singapore on 6-8 January, EAM will inaugurate the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) of ASEAN countries on 7 January 2018. The theme of the event is “Ancient Route, New Journey: Diaspora in the Dynamic ASEAN-India Partnership”. She will have bilateral meetings with the leaders in Singapore and also interactions with PIO delegations from ASEAN countries, who are participating in the PBD. The Regional PBD is a large scale event covering a wide range of sectors including political relations, economic and investment, tourism and culture, connectivity, start-ups, S&T etc. PIO delegations from all ASEAN countries, including ministers, eminent personalities, business and socio-political leaders are participating in the event.
  • On all three legs of her visit, EAM will share with her interlocutors relevant information about the forthcoming ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit which marks 25 years since the establishment of Dialogue Partnership between Indian and ASEAN. A series of events has been organized by MEA over the last year to celebrate this jubilee in different Indian cities and also ASEAN countries, which will culminate in the Summit later this month in New Delhi.

New Delhi 
January 02, 2018

http://www.mea.gov.in/press-releases.htm?dtl/29288/Visit_of_External_Affairs_Minister_to_Thailand_Indonesia_and_Singapore_January_48_2018


Weekly Economic & Commercial News & Report – Embassy of India 19th to 25th August 2017

Tapioca Price Control Planned
Deal aims to relieve local farmers’ losses

Bangkok Post, BUSINESS NEWS, 21 Aug 2017

 

Thai tapioca exporters have agreed to stop lowering prices to put a lid on the losses incurred by local farmers, industry officials said last week. Members of tapioca export agencies have agreed to work together to stop cutting prices for importers, mostly Chinese, in a bid to halt the domestic price from falling further, said Boonchai Srichaiyongpanich, president of the Thai Tapioca Trade Association. The Thai Tapioca Trade Association, Thai Tapioca Product Factories Association and the Northeastern Tapioca Association are scheduled to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the issue.

 

GDP growth forecast gets scaled up to 3.7% for year
The Nation, Economy, August 22, 2017

THE NATION’S top economic planning agency has raised its full-year forecast for economic expansion to 3.7 per cent, from 3.5 per cent, after export-fueled growth in second quarter surprisingly quickened to 3.7 per cent from the same quarter of 2016. Growth in gross domestic product (GDP) accelerated from 3.3 per cent in the first quarter, Porametee Vimolsiri, secretary general of the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), said at a press conference yesterday. The faster rate of growth of in the second quarter was driven by exports, household consumption and private investment, the agency said.

 

New Excise Formula for Products, Services Approved
The Nation: Economy, August 23, 2017

The Cabinet yesterday approved a new excise formula for 13 products and four services, following a switch to calculations based on retail prices. Previously, the calculation method was based on manufacturing and import prices for the affected products and services. The change is effective from September 16, according to a source from Excise Department of Finance Ministry. Meanwhile, a 2 per cent increase in the excise for sugary drinks has been approved. The excise has been raised from 8.9 per cent. The change will take effect in two years. The lead-in time is meant to help producers revise their products by reducing the sugar content in their products, the source said.

 

Subsidy for Struggling Digital TV Channels
The Nation: News Feed. August 24, 2017 

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) yesterday resolved to allocate Bt616.464 million a year from the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Research and Development Fund as a subsidy towards the cost of ten high-definition (HD) digital TV channels transmitting their programmes to satellite and cable platforms. The transmission will run for |three years, beginning the current year. The ten HD channels are Channel 5, NBT, TPBS, MCOT HD, ONE HD, Thairath TV, 3HD, AMARIN TV, 7HD and PPTV.

 

Export target changed to 6 per cent
Khao Sod (Afternoon) | Aug 25, 2017

Pimchanok Vonkorpon, Deputy Director of the Trade Policy and Strategy Office, revealed that the Thai exports have been improving throughout the past seven months and are likely to continue growing. The Trade Policy and Strategy Office has increased its exports prediction range from 3.5%-5.5% to 5%-6%. The office predicted that the exports from July-December will achieve $19.18 billion on average. The exports for the whole year of 2017 are predicted to be $228.31 billion under the assumption that the Thai baht is 34-36 baht per dollar, crude oil price is $45-55 per barrel and the economy grow by 3.5%. Exports for electronic products, chemical products and rubber are likely to improve.

Rice exports have improved by 98.8% after the government released all of the rice in its stock and rice market is no longer suffer from price pressures. Imports were $125.61 billion or a 15.5% increase in the past seven months. Thailand has a current trade surplus of $6.78 billion. Jane Namchaisiri, President of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), stated that the Thai Industries Sentiment Index in July 2017 was 83.9, the lowest level in 10 months. This reflects that many Thai entrepreneurs are concerned over slow recovery in consumer consumption and want to see more stimulus measures from the government.

External

The growth of spending opportunity in India
Post Today | Aug 21, 2017

India’s economic development is perhaps 15 years slower than China’s and Southeast Asian countries’ but this means that India is adjusting and has relatively high possibility to grow further. India’s purchasing power per capita was very much lower than the US, Japan, South Korea and China in 2015.  India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has a policy to build houses for poor people and gradually reduce the number of slums in the country. With at least 7% growth per year, India’s demand for products and services is growing very quickly. India aims to enhance the standard of living for its people.

 

Tourism agency plugs into 4.0
The Nation, Economy,  August 24, 2017

THE TOURISM Authority of Thailand (TAT) is adopting a Tourism 4.0 initiative to focus promoting uniquely Thai attractions that will promote quality and niche tourists. The authority will also promote new routes connecting Thailand with neighbouring countries in CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam), to cash in on the development of the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project. Walailak Noypayak, TAT executive director for ASEAN, South Asia and the South Pacific Region, told a tourism forum hosted yesterday by Chulalongkorn University, that the government intended to apply the philosophy of the “sufficiency economy” based on the principles of traditional Thai culture into its development plan for a 4.0 economy.

 

Bilateral

Thailand to Be Regional Hub for Jet
The Nation: Corporate, August 21, 2017

India’s Jet Airways promises to cater for soaring passenger demand to Thailand
India-based Jet Airways’ business strategy in 2018 will focus on Asia with a plan to open more new routes in the region, including in Thailand. The airline plans to increase its local business and will take possession of 75 new Boeing 737 jets from June 2018 until 2020, according to Colin Neubronner, the airline’s senior vice president commercial for Asia Pacific and Southeast Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). “Asia is showing aggressive growth in travel compared with others regions.

Up to 33 per cent of our international routes will come from the Asia market. This is the reason that we will expand our new Asian routes next year,” he said. Neubronner added that the company plans to increase its flights through Bangkok from its current five daily flights (three to Mumbai and two to New Delhi). There would also be new routes through Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), Philippines (Manila), Indonesia (Jakarta) and China (Shanghai).  Neubronner said that Thailand would be its regional hub and act as a gateway to the CLMV countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam) and the company plans to increase its flights from Bangkok to Mumbai and New Delhi from next June.

 

India hoping to attract tourists from all over the world
Krungthep Turakij | Aug 23, 2017

It seems like Thai people have been more interested to visit India lately. India shows diversity in culture, nature and ancient sites which could be easily attracted many people. Indian government also wants to show the strength in tourism and they want to promote tourism in India by launching 4 main plans, including flexible regulation on E-Visa, stimulating aviation industry in the nation, promoting medical tourism and developing cruise pier. Indian government wants to stimulate revenue from tourism and India could be main rival of Thailand in tourism industry.

 

BOI suggests to eye on shining biz
Daily News (Morning) | Aug 23, 2017

Chokedee Kaewsang, deputy secretary-general of Board of Investment or Bol, said there were several interesting emerging markets that have opened for foreign investment, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ethiopia, India, South Africa and Tanzania. He said that they have high potential for Thai investors. There are 1.3 billion populations in India and it has reflected the massive demand in Indian market. Automobile market in India has been growing rapidly. Furthermore, the industries will be benefited from lower price of production cost.

Seminar /Road show on World Food India 2017.
24th August 2017

Embassy of India, Bangkok in collaboration with the Federation of Thai Industries and the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, India organised a seminar /road show on World Food India 2017. Minister of State for Food Processing Industries of India, H.E.Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti visited Bangkok on 24-25 August, 2017 and presided over the “Road Show” in the context of forthcoming “World Food India, 2017 to be held in New Delhi on 3-5 Nov, 2017.  Around 65 Representative from food industry, member of FTI and Thai chamber of commerce attended the event.

 

Mega festival, to celebrate 70th Year of Diplomatic Relations between two countries

With Thailand and India celebrating their 70th year of diplomatic Relations, an event-studded Festival of India is being held in Bangkok and other cities, this year.

One of the early events at the Festival, is a dance-drama on 2 September, at Sala Chalermkrung Theatre, in the vibrant Bharatanatyam dance form.

Called ‘ SRI KRISHNA’, it relates to the many myths about the popular Hindu God Krishna. It will be enacted by a 13-member dance team from the Sri Bharatakala Dance Academy, which includes a live orchestra.

There will be a second show at Kanchanaburi, next day, in the Sala 60 Pansa Maharaj Hall.

The Festival of India will see a variety of  Food Festivals from different parts of India, in September and October.

There will be an UTTAR PRADESH FOOD FESTIVAL (the food of cities like Lucknow, Varanasi) at Rembrandt Hotel, which will then travel to Phuket and Krabi.

There will be a NORTH- EAST INDIAN FOOD FESTIVAL (the food of cities like Shillong, Manipur) at Shangri la Hotel.

Lastly, there will be a PUNJABI FOOD FESTIVAL (Punjabi  dishes like tandoori chicken, burra kabab, dhal makhni are globally renowned) at the Maya restaurant in Holiday Inn hotel, Sukhumvit, as well as the Royal Cliff Hotel  in Pattaya.

A Talk and Exhibition on AYURVEDA, based on the famed Indian herbal medicines and massages, which have cured numerous ailments and has its votaries around the world, will be held at the Queen Sirikit Convention Centre on 23-24 September. Many Ayurvedic products, like herbal oils, powders, drinks, will be on sale.

 

One of the special events at the Festival, will be a Language Seminar entitled The Influence of Sanskrit and Pali on South East Asian Languages, with Special Emphasis on Thai, at the Chulalongkorn Varsity. This will be attended by HRH Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn, who is a noted Sanskrit scholar herself. Among the speakers at this Conference, will be her Sanskrit Guru, Prof Satyavrat Shastri.

 

Another unique event, is a Seminar on the ‘ Thai Language in India, and will feature members of the TAI Community in India, who live in the North-Eastern part of the country, like Assam. Their ancestors are said to be from Thailand, and they speak a dialect of Thai called ‘Tai.’

This special Seminar will be held at the Princess Mahachakri Sirindhorn Anthropology Centre, on 18 November. A unique feature of this event, will be the local songs and dances performed by these Tai groups from Assam.

Probably the best-known cultural artiste to perform at the Festival of India in Thailand, is the world-famous violinist, L SUBRAMANIAM, on 4 November, at the Thailand Cultural Centre (Small Hall). This US-based artiste is noted for his mastery of classical Indian, Western, and fusion rhythms, and is hugely popular around the world. This is a rare opportunity for Bangkok’s music-lovers to hear the great Indian violin maestro.

A grand INDIAN ART EXHIBITION, featuring some of the top contemporary Indian artists, will be held at the BACC from 15 September- 1 October.

The Theme of the Exhibition is ‘India at 70’, meaning ‘India at 70 years’ (as India is celebrating its 70th year of Independence,this year)Among the Indian artists whose works will be on display, are top names like  Anajolie Ela Menon, Arpana Caur, Jatin Das, Rameshwar Broota.

A BUDDHIST SCULPTURE EXHIBITION with more than 70 grand images of Buddha, from Thailand and India, would be on display in December, at the National Museum. The Indian sculptures have been loaned by Delhi’s famed National Museum.

A very special event at this year’s Festival of India, is an AEROBATIC DISPLAY by the Indian Air Force’s famed Sarang helicopter team, in November/December (Dates will be notified soon). They will display their wide range of breath-taking aerial antics at an air-space in Pattaya.

Last but not the least, would be a long spate of YOGA and BOLLYWOOD WORKSHOPS with experts, to be held at the Benjasri Park, from November to January. After all, both these Indian exercise routines have proved to be very popular in the city.

All in all, it’s a long and varied Festival, that should further cement the 70th year of friendship between the two neighboring countries that share many historical and cultural ties.

 

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For more info on the Festival of India in Thailand, please check :

http://www.indianembassy.in.th/

 

 

70th anniversary of Independence Day of India was celebrated by the Embassy on 15 August 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand

70th anniversary of Independence Day of India was celebrated by the Embassy on 15 August 2017 in Bangkok with great enthusiasm. H. E. Mr. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Thailand, unfurled the national tricolour at the premises of India Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok. Students from schools and members from Indian associations, sung the national anthem and patriotic songs. The Ambassador read out the President’s Address to the nation. Around 500 people, including members of the Indian community and the Embassy of India, together with their families and friends of India among Thai nationals, attended the event.
(Bangkok: 15 August 2017)

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ข่าวประชาสัมพันธ์
งานเฉลิมฉลองวันชาติอินเดียจัดขึ้นเมื่อวันที่ 15 สิงหาคม 2560 ณ หอการค้าอินเดีย-ไทย กรุงเทพฯ โดยมีผู้ให้ความสนใจเข้าร่วมงานจำนวนมาก ฯพณฯ นายบัควันท์ ซิงห์ บิชนอย เอกอัครราชทูตอินเดียประจำประเทศไทยเป็นผู้อัญเชิญธงชาติ ภายในงาน มีการขับร้องเพลงชาติและเพลงปลุกใจโดยนักร้องและนักเรียนจากโรงเรียนต่าง ๆ การอ่านสุนทรพจน์ของท่านประธานาธิบดีโดยท่านเอกอัครราชทูต มีประชาชนประมาณ 500 คน อันประกอบไปด้วยสมาชิกประชาคมอินเดีย เจ้าหน้าที่สถานทูตฯ อินเดียพร้อมครอบครัว และมิตรสหายชาวไทย เข้าร่วมงาน
กรุงเทพฯ 15 สิงหาคม 2560

 

Invitation to Flag Hoisting ceremony for 70th Indian Independence day Celebration on Tuesday 15th August, 2017

To: The Indian Diaspora

We feel honored to inform you that the Embassy of India will be hosting the Flag Hoisting Ceremony and cultural events on the auspicious occasion of 70th Anniversary of Independence Day of India on 15th August 2017. The Venue is :India Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok (ITCC).

H.E. Mr. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Thailand, will hoist the Indian tricolor.

The program is given below:

08.00 Hrs – Arrival of guests
08.30 Hrs – Hoisting of the Indian Flag by the Ambassador followed by singing of the national anthem
08.35 Hrs – Ambassador reads out the President’s Address to the Nation
08.45 Hrs – Cultural Performance
09.15 Hrs – Refreshments

The Flag Hoisting Ceremony will be conducted at the ground floor of ITCC. We recommend guests not to bring cars to ITCC as there won’t be any parking space provided. The nearest MRT station is Lumpini station located at the basement of Q House Lumpini building.

All Indians, persons of Indian origin and friends are welcome to join us for the occasion.
Looking forward to see you all.

Independence day of India 2017

 

On the occasion of 70th Anniversary of India’s Independence Day, a Flag Hoisting Ceremony will be held at 0830 hrs on Tuesday, 15th August 2017 at India – Thailand Chamber of Commerce, 1 S. Sathorn Road, Thung Maha Mek, Sathorn Bangkok 10120.

H.E. Mr. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Thailand will hoist the Indian tricolor. All members of the Indian Community and friends of India are invited to attend.

The programme will be as follows:

08:00 hrs – Arrival of Guests
08:30 hrs – Hoisting of the Indian Flag by the Ambassador followed by the singing of the National Anthem

08: 35 hrs – Ambassador read out the President’s Address to the Nation
08: 45 hrs – Cultural performance
08:45 hrs- Refreshments

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EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS/DRAWINGS from 28 June, 2017 to 27 July, 2017

EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS/DRAWINGS
(28 June, 2017 to 27 July, 2017)
RECEIVED UNDERCHITRAKARMA INDIA DRAWING CONTEST
นิทรรศการภาพเขียน/ภาพวาด
(28 มิถุนายน 2560 ถึง 27 กรกฎาคม 2560)
จากการแข่งขัน “จิตรกรรมอินเดีย”

The Embassy of India, Bangkok held the Drawing Contest “Chitrakarma India Drawing Contest” from 15 March, 2017 till 31 May, 2017. Participants within Thailand in the age range of 10–15 years (both years inclusive) were eligible to participate in the Contest by sending in their Artworks to the Embassy. The theme of drawing was India and India-Thailand Friendship. The enthusiasm shown by young participants from difference provinces of the Kingdom of Thailand drew a very good response, and the Embassy received a good number of artworks altogether. 100 shortlisted paintings/drawings as sent by children will be on display in the form of an Exhibition at “Exhibition Hall, Art & Culture Building, next to Chulalongkorn University Museum, Phyathai Road, Bangkok”(Flyer/Map encl.).

We request all, along with your family and friends, to visit the Exhibition Hall any time during the working days from 9 AM to 5 PM. All those visiting the Exhibition Hall can not only go through all exhibited Artworks but also give ratings to any ten of the most suitable Artworks, by rating 10 paintings of their choice from 1 to 10 in the Form available at the entrance of the Hall. Such ratings by you will entail weightage to the artworks of top finalists on the basis of sequential ratings given to each paintings and will help judge the most suitable painting for the top prize. The top prize is three Air Tickets to India.

สถานเอกอัครราชทูตอินเดียประจำประเทศไทยได้จัดการแข่งขันวาดภาพ “จิตรกรรมอินเดีย” ตั้งแต่วันที่ 15 มีนาคม 2560 ถึง 31 พฤษภาคม 2560 ผู้เข้าร่วมการแข่งขันอายุระหว่าง 10 – 15 ปี สามารถเข้าร่วมการแข่งขันได้โดยการส่งผลงานศิลปะของตนเองมาที่สถานทูตฯ หัวข้อของภาพวาดเป็นเรื่องเกี่ยวกับอินเดียและมิตรภาพระหว่างอินเดีย-ไทย การแข่งขันมีผลตอบรับเป็นที่น่าพอใจมาก เนื่องจากมีเยาวชนจากจังหวัดต่าง ๆ ของประเทศไทยให้ความสนใจ พร้อมส่งผลงานศิลปะเข้าร่วมการแข่งขันเป็นจำนวนมาก โดยภาพวาด 100 ภาพที่ได้รับการคัดเลือกจะจัดแสดงในรูปแบบนิทรรศการไว้ที่ “นิทรรศสถาน อาคารศิลปวัฒนธรรม ถัดจากพิพิธภัณฑ์มหาวิทยาลัย ถนนพญาไท กรุงเทพฯ” (ใบปลิว/แผนที่แนบมา ณ ที่นี้ด้วย)

สถานทูตฯ ขอเรียนเชิญท่าน รวมถึงครอบครัวและเพื่อนๆ ของท่าน ร่วมชมนิทรรศการที่นิทรรศสถานในวันทำการ ระหว่าง 09.00 – 17.00 น. สำหรับทุกท่านที่มาชมนิทรรศการ นอกจากจะได้ชมผลงานศิลปะทุกชิ้นที่จัดแสดงแล้ว ยังจะได้ร่วมจัดอันดับผลงานที่เหมาะสมที่สุด 10 ชิ้นแรก จากอันดับ 1 ไปถึง 10 ตามแบบที่ให้ ณ ทางเข้านิทรรศสถาน การจัดอันดับดังกล่าวจะเป็นตัวกำหนดผลงานที่ดีที่สุด 10 อันดับ และนำไปใช้เป็นหนึ่งในเกณฑ์การตัดสินภาพวาดที่ดีที่สุดสำหรับรางวัลที่หนึ่ง ซึ่งได้แก่ ตั๋วเครื่องบินไปอินเดีย 3 ใบ

สถานทูตฯ จักขอบคุณเป็นอย่างสูงหากท่านจะเผยแพร่ข้อมูลนี้ไปยังบุคคลที่ท่านรู้จัก

ขอแสดงความนับถือ

กุลจีต ซิงห์ อาโรรา
ผู้ช่วยเลขานุการ (แผนกสื่อ ข้อมูลและวัฒนธรรม)
สถานเอกอัครราชทูตอินเดีย
กรุงเทพฯ

International Yoga Day: Ayush ministry issues ‘Common Yoga Protocol’

 

In preparation for the ‘International Day of Yoga’ on Wednesday, June 21, the Ayush ministry has issued a ‘Common Yoga Protocol’ to create general awareness toward achieving “harmony and peace through yoga”.

The Yoga Protocol is contained in a slim booklet that includes a message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and sections on the history of yoga, its various schools and general exercises for health and well-being.

 

Read the entire Common Yoga Protocol booklet here

 

COMMON YOGA PROTOCOL on the App Store

COMMON YOGA PROTOCOL – Android Apps on Google Play

 

Also included are detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to perform various ‘asanas’, along with accompanying sketches.

The booklet does add though that physicians be consulted for specific ailments.

“The information, techniques and suggestions mentioned in this yoga protocol are not a substitute for the medical advice of physician,” says a disclaimer in the Yoga Protocol.

The ministry developed the Yoga Protocol in consultation with yoga experts and heads of the eminent yoga institutions in the country.

“Yoga is essentially a spiritual discipline based on an extremely subtle science which focuses on bringing harmony between mind and body,” says the Yoga Protocol booklet.

Self-Financing Scheme for Foreign Students for Admission in MBBS, BDS, BE, B.Pharm Courses in India for Academic Year 2017-18

The Embassy is pleased to invite applications from foreign students for admission in MBBS, BDS, Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) and Bachelor or Pharmacy course in Indian colleges under the self-Financing Scheme for Foreign Students for the academic year 2017-18. Blank application forms and details information of the scheme are available with the Education Officer are the Embassy (may be contacted at Tel.No. 02-2580300-5 Ext 6 or at email ID: interpreter.bangkok@mea.gov.in).

The Embassy would appreciate if you could disseminate the above information amongst members of your organization and advise the interested students to contact the Embassy. The last date of submission of applications for B.E./B.Pharm. Course ate the Embassy is 28th April 2017 and the last date of submission of applications for MBBS/BDS course is 9th June 2017.

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