India’s first expatriate-led independent political party, Kerala Pravasi Association was recognized by the Central Election Commission. The announcement was made a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram. The party was established with the goal to implementing the expertise of expatriates in 36 sectors for the betterment of their livelihood. These include Expatriate Welfare, Poverty Alleviation, Agriculture, Dairy Development, Fisheries Development, Environmental Protection, Industrial sector, Manufacturing, Public sector enterprises, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises, Food Processing sector, Traditional sectors, Information Technology, Tourism, Start-ups, Human resource development and job opportunities in diaspora, Education sector, Unemployment eradication, Skill development, Old Age care, Health sector, Nursing and Public Health, Drinking water, Infrastructure Development, Transport, Energy sector, Sanitation, Insurance cover, Renewable energy, Electric vehicles, Drug Free Kerala, e-Governance, Women security (Kerala Sree), e-Distribution and Housing Security. The membership enrollment for Kerala Pravasi Association opened in June 2022. Any Indian citizen who has completed 18 years of age can apply for membership of Kerala Pravasi Association.