Tracing the Roots

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs launched a scheme called "Tracing the Roots" in October 2008 to facilitate PIOs in tracing their roots in India. PIOs who intend to trace their roots in India, need to apply in a prescribed form through the Indian Mission/Post in the country of their residence,and the prescribed fee deposited at the Mission/Post. Guidelines and application form for this purpose is available on MOI s web http://moia.gov.in.

The present charges per application is Rs. 30,000/- or equivalent in US dollar, Euro or any other foreign currency acceptable to the Indian Embassy.