Recently, India and the United Kingdom signed and exchanged letters for Young Professionals Scheme in London.

 

What is it?

  • It was conceived as part of an India-U.K. Migration and Mobility MoU signed in May 2021 and was announced in November at the G20 summit in Bali.
  • It will permit up to 3,000 of their degree-holding citizens aged between 18 and 30 to live and work in each other’s countries for two years.
  • The programme will be reciprocal, also allowing UK professionals in the same position to participate in a professional exchange by living and working in India.
  • This scheme makes India the first visa-national country to benefit from the scheme.