This course on Dynamics of Indian Diaspora: Migration, Adaptation and Overseas Indian Communities is designed to familiarize the participants with the socio-political and economic condition of strong 31 million Indian Diaspora living in different countries of the world. It will analyse the social-economic linkages with the Indian Diaspora and mother Country. It will help in understanding the issue of brain drain and brain gain in the era of globalisation. It will chart out the expectations of home nation from Diaspora and vice versa. In a nutshell, the course explores the knowledge gaps, conceptual challenges, and governance dilemmas of diaspora engagement with special reference to global Indian diasporas.