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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019

Posted on: September 18, 2018 | Back | Print

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated once in every two years to strengthen the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and reconnect them with their roots. During the Convention, selected overseas Indians are also honored with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award to recognize their contributions to various fields both in India and abroad.The 15th PBD Convention is being held on 21-23 January 2019 in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The theme of PBD Convention 2019 is "Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India". Special arrangements are also being made for participation in Kumbh Mela and Republic day parade. More information about the event may be obtained from https://www.pbdindia.gov.in

UP PRAVASI DIVAS – UTTARPRADESH RATNA AWARD : The Government of Uttar Pradesh is participating in the 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas as the Partner State. On the sidelines of the event the State is organizing the 4th UP PRAVASI DIVAS on 21st January 2019 at Varanasi which will be graced by Hon. Chief Minister, Shri Yogi Aditya Nath. During the State Pravasi Diwas, selected overseas Indians will also be honoured with the prestigious Uttar Pradesh Ratna Award to recognize their contributions to various fields. The registration process for award is open on the website: www.upnri.com Those willing to participate may register at the website directly. Moreover, the officers of the Government of UP have been instructed to accord high priority to matters that are reported or referred by NRIs. Please refer to the website: www.upnrigrs.in for more details.