Sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs of the Govt. of India


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Aims to provide a platform to overseas Indians to engage with the Govt.




Day 01


Time Session/Programme

Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

09:00 hrs
  • All delegates to be seated
09:30 - 10:23 hrs
  • Lighting of the Traditional Lamp
  • Welcome Remarks by Dr Ausaf Sayeed, Secretary (CPV & OIA), Ministry of External Affairs
  • Opening Remarks by Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, Hon'ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Remarks by Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
  • Special Address by Guest of Honour, Ms. Zaneta Mascarenhas, Member of Parliament, Australia
  • Inaugural Address by Dr. S. Jaishankar, Hon’ble Minister for External Affairs
  • Vote of Thanks by Ms. Meeta Rajivlochan, Secretary, Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
10:35 - 12:15 hrs
  • Plenary Session I: Role of Diaspora Youth in Innovations and new Technologies
12:30 - 14:00 hrs

Sessions hosted by Madhya Pradesh State Government

15:00 - 16:15 hrs
  • Textile & Garments: Weaving the growth story of MP
  • IT/ITeS sector: Coding the Stories of Change in MP
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals investments: Reshaping the Global Health Value Chain
16:15 - 16:30 hrs
Tea Break
16:30 - 17:45 hrs
  • Invest in Madhya Pradesh, the Food Basket
  • Start-up Ecosystem: Unleashing the strength of Madhya Pradesh
  • Tourism opportunities in the ‘Heart of Incredible India’
17:45 - 18:00 hrs
Tea Break
19:00 - Onwards
  • Cultural programme (Showcasing dance and music of Madhya Pradesh)
  • Dinner