Most youths from Punjab go to Canada, the biggest reason for this is Canada’s liberal policies. It is easiest to take citizenship here. This is the reason that every fourth person in more than 20 cities there is Punjabi.
The youth of Punjab want to go to Canada the most.
Homes and villages of Punjab are getting deserted, every other youth here Canada Wants to go and do a job, the craze to go there is so much that often the youth in a hurry cheating fall prey to. Recently, the Canadian Border Security Agency has given notice to deport 700 such youths. The visa documents of these youths have turned out to be fake. All these 700 students are an education migration of Jalanghar Visa Had reached Canada through the company. For this, the family members of these students had also paid a hefty amount.
According to a report, 16 to 20 lakh rupees were taken from these students in the name of admission in a Canadian college. Later it was stopped saying that all the seats are filled, admission will be available after six months. These students took admission in diploma courses there, when the visa documents of all were found to be fake.
Every fourth person in 20 cities of Canada is Punjabi
Most youths from Punjab go to Canada, the biggest reason for this is Canada’s liberal policies. It is easiest to take citizenship here. There are more than 20 cities in Canada like Calgary, Brapton, Vancouver where every fourth person is a Punjabi. Talking about the citizenship rules here, a person living in Canada as an immigrant for five years can apply for citizenship there, during this period he will have to stay in the country continuously for at least three years.
Job opportunity with studies
Most of the youth going from Punjab to Canada are students who want to go there only after 12th. Actually studying abroad is very expensive. About 25 to 30 lakh rupees are spent every year by the parents for the accommodation and college fees of the students. The advantage of going to Canada is that along with studies, students are also given the option of part-time job. This part-time job is of 10 to 20 hours a week, from which students earn enough to take out their pocket money. Apart from this, there are no problems like racial discrimination here.
75% parents want to send children out
In Punjab, 80% youth who want to go abroad want to go to Canada only. According to the report released a year ago by the Association of Consultants of Overseas Study, 75% of the parents of Punjab also want their children to study abroad. The biggest reason for this has been considered to be increasing unemployment and drug addiction in Punjab. These parents believe that if the child stays in Punjab, he may become a victim of drug addiction.
Large number of students going abroad for higher education
The number of students going abroad for higher education is continuously increasing. According to the information given by Union Minister Subhash Sarkar in the Lok Sabha, there has been an increase of 68% in the number of people going abroad for studies in 2022 as compared to 2021. According to statistics, in 2021, 4,44,553 students went abroad for studies, while in 2022 this figure increased to 750,365. Earlier in 2017, 4,54,009 students, in 2018 517,998, in 2019 586,337 students went abroad for studies. In 2020, there was a decline in the number of students going out due to Corona, but in that year also about 259,655 students went abroad for studies.
Studying abroad: Punjab at number two
If we talk about going abroad for studies, then Punjab is second in the country, Chandigarh is at the forefront in this matter, in which about 10150 people per lakh population are abroad. This figure is 859 per lakh population in Punjab and 825 in Delhi. If we talk about the state from which the least number of youths are migrating abroad, then the number of Tripura comes first among them, where only 11 youths per lakh population have gone abroad. After this there is the number of Bihar where this figure becomes 13.