Added on : 2023-09-24 09:05:09
Amid the ongoing tensions between India and Canada, along with growing concerns among parents about the hefty investments in their children’s education in Canada, staggering statistics reveal a capital outflow of a staggering Rs 68,000 crore each year from Punjab.
According to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), a total of 226,450 visas were approved for Indian students in 2022. Of these, a significant portion, approximately 1.36 lakh students, hailed from Punjab, pursuing various courses with an average duration of two to three years.
Current estimates from student visa processing agencies suggest that around 3.4 lakh Punjabi students are currently enrolled in various educational institutions across Canada.