Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015

Please register on time for this Annual Diaspora Conference in India before November 20th with an Early Bird Fee.

GOPIO Members are entitled to a 50% discount of the registration fee. See the official website:

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th January every year to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India. January 9 was chosen as the day to celebrate this occasion since it was on this day in 1915 that Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi, returned to India from South Africa, led India’s freedom struggle and changed the lives of Indians forever.

PBD conventions are being held every year since 2003. These conventions provide a platform to the overseas Indian community to engage with the government and people of the land of their ancestors for mutually beneficial activities.

These conventions are also very useful in networking among the overseas Indian community residing in various parts of the world and enable them to share their experiences in various fields.

During the event, individuals of exceptional merit are honoured with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award to appreciate their role in India’s growth. The event also provides a forum for discussing key issues concerning the Indian Diaspora. This time there will be a special Youth Conference too!

GOPIO Endorses these events as they are a great opportunity to meet the international diaspora apart from visiting India for friends and family. We have negotiated a special discount for registered members of the GOPIO community. Please use this facility.

We would like to organise a Dutch Diaspora Delegation to this event so please let us know if you are interested!



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