NRI Institute is a registered non-profit NGO founded in 1989. The objective of the NGO is to promote NRI investments in India and provide a platform to all the Indians living in Indian and abroad. NRI Institute keeps Indians well informed about the achievements and problems of NRIs through conferences, seminars, symposia, journals and exchange of visits of delegations. NRI institute brings out a newsletter fortnightly updating NRIs of the world about the socio-economic and political happenings taking place in India. The newsletter was released by the then Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs- Jagdish Tyler on August 19, 2004, at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
The NRI Institute also publishes a monthly magazine ‘NRI ACHIEVERS’ in association with BIB media. The Magazine was released on the 6th of July 2007, through a big launch in London by the Honourable Lord Swraj Paul in the presence of more than 250 guests, on 7th September by Counsel General of India to Dubai Shri Venu Rajamony in Dubai and on 23rd September 2007 the same was launched by Meira Kumar, the then Union Minister of Justice Empowerment in the presence of Lord Paul and Dr. Justice A. R Lakshmanan the Chairman of the Law Commission of India in New Delhi.
Over the years, the NRI Institute has established Chapters in UK, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bangkok, Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar, Fiji, Trinidad & Tobago, Angola, Reunion Island, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA in Washington DC, New York, California and New Jersey. The Institute has so far organized over 100 international events in India, London, Dubai, New York, Detroit, Washington DC, Silicon Valley, California, Mauritius, Bangkok, Singapore, and Bahrain.