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15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

PIOCCI office bearers, PIOCCI Coordinators, & Chief Guests at PBD 2019 Conference

PIOCCI organised a full-day conference at the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi. The event was addressed by Shri Satish Mahana, Minister of Industrial Development Uttar Pradesh and Shri Annasaheb M. K. Patil Member of Parliament

PBD is the largest gathering of PIOs & NRIs in India. This biennial event is the most looked forward event of Indian Diaspora and people of varied interest who want to connect and contribute towards development of India have been participating.

The 15th PBD, to be held during 21st – 23rd January, 2019, with the theme “Role of Indian Diaspora in Building New India” is being planned in a big way and has been linked with “Kumbh” the major spiritual & cultural event in the country. PBD has been planned in such a way that participants will get an opportunity to visit KumbhMela and Republic Day and the visits will be organized by the Government of India.

PIOCCI Conference

PIOCCI is organising a one-day conference with the theme: “Connecting with Indian Diaspora & Leveraging their Strengths for Developing Focus Sectors of Mutual Interest” on 20th January 2019, the day preceding the main PBD. The overseas delegates participating in PBD will get an opportunity to explore their interest in focus areas on which deliberations have been planned.

Focus areas/Planned Sessions:

Bioenergy & Namami Gange (In association with Indian Federation of Green Energy) Education & Skilling
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Shri Abhay Aggarwal Secretary General PIOCCI discusses the conference with Chief Guests and participants at PBD 2019 Conference