16th PRAVASI BHARTIYA DIVAS CONVENTION BEING HELD ON JANUARY 9, 2021 AT 10.00AM (IST) (1.30AM: SURINAME TIME)
The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th January to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India.
The 1st PBD Convention was held in the year 2003 and the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being held on virtual mode on 09th January, 2021.
- PBD provides a platform to engage, interact and build mutually beneficial networks and an opportunity to interact with Union Ministers of Government of India, Chief Ministers of States and prominent Persons of Indian Origin from other countries apart from discussing key issues concerning the Indian diaspora. The PBD is inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India and valedictory session is chaired by the Hon’ble President of India. The Chief Guest at the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is:
H.E. Mr. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President of the Republic of Suriname.
- The PIOs, NRIs and guests are cordially invited to join live telecast of the 16th PBD Convention on 09th January, 2021 at 0130hrs (Suriname time) via the following link :
Meeting Link – https://vircon24.com/16th-pbd-convention-2021/login
(Please click on the above link and then click on the “SIGNUP” Tab and register for the event by providing some basic details).
- The detailed programme of 16th PBD Convention on 9th January, 2021 is attached herewith.
The event on the day will also be live streamed on Youtube channel and Facebook page of the Ministry.