Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas 2021 Convention details



The 16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Convention will be held on 9 January 2021 virtually. Hon‟ble Prime Minister will address the Inaugural Session in the morning and Hon‟ble Rashtrapati 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 the virtual PBD Convention, five PBD Conferences will be held virtually. These will include keynote Address by Ministers from India and overseas, and panel discussions involving the Indian diaspora. The program of five virtual PBD conferences is as follows:

S. No Date                                                Time                                        Subject

1        09 December 2020(Wednesday)    0930-1130 hrs Kuwait time     Role of Diaspora in promotion of Indian Culture abroad

2       10 December 2020(Thursday)         1500 -1700 hrs Kuwait time   Targeting US$ 5 trillion Atmanirbhar Bharat Economy by                                                                                                                    boosting MSMEs

3       11 December 2020(Friday)              0900 – 1100hrs Kuwait time   India and the Gulf: Leveraging energy partnerships,                                                                                                                         investment opportunities and emerging technologies                                                                                                                       for  Atmanirbhar Bharat‟

                                                                 1300 – 1500 hrs Kuwait time  India and the Gulf: Skill sets for the future for Indians in                                                                                                                  Gulf

4      21 December 2020(Monday)           1330 – 1530 hrs Kuwait time   Forging media and entertainment partnerships to                                                                                                                             showcase India @75

5     08 January 2021(Friday)                                                                   PBD Conference on youth

All Non Resident Indians/ Persons of Indian Origins are invited to participate virtually.