Although the Covid pandemic is still ongoing, the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being organized on January 9, 2021. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) was celebrated on January 9th to commemorate the contribution of overseas Indian communities to the development of India (NRI).
♦ The PBD Convention is the flagship activity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and provides an important platform for contact and contact with overseas Indians.
♦ Since 2003, the PBD Convention has been held every year. Since 2015, the format been revised to celebrate PBD every two years.
♦ The theme of Article 16 of the 2021 PBD Convention is: “Contribution to Aatmanirbhar Bharat”.
♦ Since this day in 1915, Mahatma Gandhi, the greatest Pravasi, returned to India from South Africa, leading India’s struggle for freedom and changing the lives of Indians forever. Therefore, January 9th was set to celebrate this day. Days.
♦ These conventions provide a platform for overseas Indian communities to interact with their ancestral governments and local people to carry out mutually beneficial activities.
♦ These conventions are also very useful for connecting between overseas Indian communities living around the world and enabling them to share their experiences in various fields.