The tenth edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention will be held in Jaipur, Rajasthan from 7-9th January, 2012. . The event takes place during this period to mark the home coming of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa and also to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian Community in the development of India. It is a privilege for Jaipur, the Pink City of India, to host this convention.
In the forthcoming Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, there will as usual be discussions related to development issues such as health, education, youth and inclusive growth etc. It is expected that PBD will have enthusiastic participation from the diverse overseas Indian community spread across the globe.
The effort is to have a meaningful and interactive event that would address issues and concerns of the overseas Indian community. Overseas Indians have emerged as important constituents of their adopted countries. They have contributed to transforming the economies, participating in political process and added value to thought and innovation of their destination countries. They also serve to build bridges between their present homeland and the land of their ancestors.
Mumbai and Chennai hosted it for one time each. Delhi hosted it for the rest of the time. This year Jaipur, for the first time, is privileged to host this convention. Below is the registration details’ sheet….