17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

  • The Prime Minister inaugurated the 17 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on January 09, 2023.
  • The Prime Minister released a commemorative postal stamp ‘Surakshit Jaayen, Prashikshit Jaayen‘ and also inaugurated the first-ever digital PBD Exhibition on the theme ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – Contribution of Diaspora in Indian Freedom Struggle‘.
  • The theme of this PBD Convention is “Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal“.
  • Over 3,500 diaspora members from nearly 70 different countries have registered for the PBD Convention.
  • The Chief Guest of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 was Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, the President of Cooperative Republic of Guyana, and the Special Guest of Honour was Mr. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President of the Republic of Suriname.