President Ram Nath Kovind to confer Pravasi Bharatiya awards
Author: Desk January 23, 2019
15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) will culminate with valedictory address of President Ram Nath Kovind. The President will also confer the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards to 30 recipients from all over the world. More than 5000 NRI are participating in the Pravasi Bharatiya Sammelan.
For the first time, the three day long convention is being organized in Varanasi, the cultural and spiritual capital of India. The theme of PBD Convention 2019 is “Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India”.
Before President’s valedictory address there will be three plenary sessions on different issues like Indian Community Organizations working for Indian nationals in distressed Situation, Role of Indian Diaspora in Capacity Building for Affordable Waste Management and Capacity Building of Artificial Intelligence in India.
There will also be a special session on developing cyber capacity of India in afternoon.
After the Convention, participants will visit Prayagraj for Kumbh Mela. They will then proceed to Delhi on 25th January and witness the Republic Day Parade at New Delhi on 26th January.