Definition of an NRI given in ‘The Punjab State Commission for Non-Resident Indians Act, 2011 under
sub section (f) at serial no. 2 reads as under: –
(f) “Non-resident Indians” means a person of Indian origin, who is either permanently or
temporarily settled outside India, in either case-
(i) for or on taking up employment outside India; or
(ii) for carrying on a business or vocation outside India;
(iii) for any other purpose, in such circumstances, as would indicate his intention to stay
outside India for an uncertain period.