Pravasi Bharatiya Divas – January 2017, Bangaluru
The 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention will be held from 7th to 9th 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 8th 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”.