Getting information from the Indian Consulate has become easy now. The Consulate General of India, Melbourne has now launched its user friendly redesigned website: www.cgimelb.org. More or less all relevant information/links have been incorporated in the website. The new site has many sections including information about the Consulate, Consular Services and Trade & Investment.
The section on Indian Diaspora can connect you to the Ministry of Overseas Indians, a section on the ‘Know India Program’ which tells about the annual India visit program for Diaspora youth, study in India, trace your roots, details of Indian public sector banks in Australia, a list of Indian associations and details about the Indian ethnic media.
A section under the ‘Right to Information’ (RIT) gives information about this law which gives right to Indian citizens (including Indian citizens in Australia) to obtain government information under the RTI Act, 2005. Lastly, the FAQ’s section tells you all that you about visas, consular services, passports etc.