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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations


Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations will be held virtually on 9th January 2021. Prime Minister will address the Inaugural Session in the morning and Rashrapati ji will deliver the Valedictory Address in the evening. In between, two sessions will be held on ‘Role of Diaspora in Atmanirbhar Bharat’ and ‘Facing post-COVID Challenges’.


In the run up to PBD Convention, five PBD Conferences will be held as per the programme given below. These will include Keynote Address by Ministers from India and overseas, and panel discussions involving the Indian diaspora. To ensure effective participation, we are running a test of the connections which will be used for this event.








9 Dec 20 (Wed)

1200-1400 IST

Role of Diaspora in promotion of Indian Culture Abroad (Eastern Region) 1930-2130 IST - Role of Diaspora in promotion of Indian Culture Abroad (Western Region) 


Event Number: 1266607889 and
Password: 123456


The following website/social media handles of MEA and ICCR on which live web-streaming would be available are -






10 Dec 20 (Thu)

1730-1930 IST

 Targeting US $ 5 Trillion Atmanirbhar Bharat Economy by boosting MSMEs 


11 Dec 20 (Fri)

1130-1330 IST

India and the Gulf: Leveraging energy partnerships, Investment opportunities and emerging technologies for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' 1530-1730 IST - India and the Gulf: Skill sets of the future for Indians in the Gulf.


21 Dec 20 (Mon)

1600-1800 IST

Forging media and entertainment partnerships to showcase India @ 75


8 Jan 2021 (Fri)


PBD Conference on Youth


Weblink for the remaining programme will be shared shortly. Please join these conferences.


In order to reach out the large Indian diaspora to facilitate their participation in the Conferences as well as the Convention, a PBD website has been designed which will be launching by Hon'ble Minister of State for External Affairs on 8 December 2020 at 1600 hrs (IST) as per the following detials:-


Meeting Link :
Meeting number: 126 373 4287
Password: 12082020


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