What is the date and venue of 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention 2021?

16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Convention will be held on 9th January, 2021. The Convention will be held in virtual format and can be accessed through the live streaming on the website: http://pbdindia.gov.in/

What is the main theme of the 16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Convention?

The main theme of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Convention 2021 is: "Contributing to Atmanirbhar Bharat"

Is there any registration fee for attending the 16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Convention 2021?

The Convention is being held in virtual format and will have free registration for all the participants for attending the event online. Registration for participation in PBD Convention 2021 can be done online through the PBD website (www.pbdindia.gov.in).

What are the themes of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas PBD Conferences?

Five pre-PBD Conferences(including Youth PBD Conference)  are being held virtually in 2020-21 in run-up to the 16th PBD Convention on the following themes :-

  • Bringing together India's Young Achievers & Diaspora (different regions of the world) Young Achievers from different walks of life
  • Forging Media & Entertainment Partnership to showcase India @75
  • Dialogue with Diaspora Business Leaders & CEOs – Targetting US$ 5 Trillion Atma Nirbhar Bharat Economy by boosting MSMEs
  • Regional PBD – GCC -India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
  • Role of Diaspora in Promotion of Indian Culture

How many Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Awards (PBSA) will be awarded during the Convention?

30 eminent diaspora members will be honored with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards during the 16th PBD Convention.

How many Bharat ko Janiye (BKJ) winners will be invited for India Tour?

15 Bharat ko Janiye (BKJ) Winners will be invited for Bharat ko Janiye Darshan after Covid.

Where can 16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) Conferences be attended or watched by interested participants or delegates?

16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Convention and pre PBD Conferences will be available for live stream on the PBD Official Website : www.pbdindia.gov.in