Pravasi Bharatiya Divas – January 2017, Bangaluru
The 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention will be held from 7 to 9 January at the Bangalore International Exhibitions Centre in Bangaluru, in partnership with the Government of Karnataka.
The highlights are as follows:
- A new website pbdindia.gov.in is functional and contains details of the programme for the PBD convention.
- Only overseas Indian invited by Ministry, GOI officials and invited foreign dignitaries and their delegations are exempted from registration fees. All others are expected to pay registration fees online.
- Deadline for registration online is 7th December 2016.
- Youth PBD is a new element organized since the 13th PBD. This is mainly for NRI and PIO youth of 18-30 years.
- On 8 January PBD will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister who will deliver the Keynote Address.
- Theme of 14th PBD will be “Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora”.