As many as 812 insurance claims of deaths and disabilities among the Indian professionals emigrating to various countries have been settled in past four years under Pravasi Bharatiya Bima Yojana scheme.

Govt hikes fellowship, woos NRI faculty for Make in India push

In a bid to lend momentum to Make In India programme, the Government has enhanced the grant for research fellows in India and laid out a range of incentives to harness the expertise of NRI and PIO scientists living around the world.

Singapore NRI’s PBD yatra: great hospitality steeped in Indian tradition

My plan to attend the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention came by due to my love for travel and seeing new places. The programme of PBD, which included the city of temples Varanasi along with a visit to Kumbh followed by watching the Republic Day parade live sealed my decision to attend.

Kiwi-Indian businessman among the recipients of top diaspora award

Indian government has conferred the highest Indian diaspora award-Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Awards (PBSA) on 30 NRIs this year. It includes successful New Zealand’s businessman Bhav Dhillon who is also the Honorary Consul of India, overseeing New Zealand-India diaspora issues in Auckland.

Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth visits Kumbh at Prayagraj

Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth visited the Sangam city and participated in the Kumbh Mela. He thanked the Indian government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inviting him as a chief guest of the 15th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.

You are a living bridge between India and the World, President tells diaspora

The three-day long PBD 2019 concluded today with conferring of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards on 30 Indian diaspora members, with President Ram Nath Kovind calling them “a living bridge between India and the world.”

Modi moots start up mentoring, defence production for NRIs

Exhorting NRIs and Indian diaspora to become an active partners in India’s growth story, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government was actively working on engaging the NRIs in mentoring the start ups, R&D, innovation, and defence manufacturing sectors.

Special tent city having 5-star facilities set up for PBD delegates at Prayagraj

There is a perfect amalgamation of spirituality and modernity at the ongoing Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj. It is ready to welcome NRIs and delegates of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) who will arrive in the holy city on January 24.

About Tag: PBD 2019

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is a celebratory day observed on 9 January by the Republic of India to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915.