The Canadian government is introducing  a Super Visa for Parents to clear the backlog of applications of such people who have applied for sponsorship visa to meet their relatives living in Canada.

According to Tim Singh Uppal Canada,newly appointed minister of state for democratic reforms ,thousands of applications of parents and grandparents of the NRIs living in Canada are lying pending so the Canadian government has taken the initiative to issue Super Visa for Parents for 10 years to clear the backlog.“ Though no new applications would be entertained for next two years till the pending applications were cleared,” Mr.Uppal said.

Queried about the strict norms for student visa for Canada as compared to Australia and some other countries, Uppal said that Canadian government would now issue four time more visas than any other country to the students from India who were willing to pursue education in his country.