What's New Celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Celebration of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Embassy of India



Press Release

     PravasiBhartiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th January every year to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India. PBD Convention is the flagship event of the Government of India. It provides an important platform to engage and connect with the overseas Indians and to enable the diaspora to interact with each other.

   This year 17th PBD Convention has been organised at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The Convention was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 9th January 2023.  Hon'ble Rashtrapati Ji Smt. DroupadiMurmu conferred PravasiBhartiyaSamman Awards 2023 and presided over the Valedictory Session on 10th January, 2023.

     The Embassy of India, Bangkok organised an event at its premises on 10th January 2023 and honored PravasiBhartiyaSamman Awardees residing in Thailand. H.E. Mr Nagesh Singh, Ambassador of India to Thailand addressed the gathering. Shri Amit Waikar, a PravasiBhartiyaSamman Awardee shared his experiences from previous PBD conventions. Cultural performances were also organised.



10 January 2023