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Conference on Connecting with Indian Diaspora & leveraging their strengths for Developing Focus Sectors of Mutual Interest On the eve of 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 20th January, 2019 Varanasi, India



Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD):

PBD is the largest gathering of PIOs & NRIs in India. This biennial event is most looked forward event of Indian Diaspora in people of varied interest who want to connect and contribute towards development of India have been participating. The 15th PBD with theme “Role of Indian Diaspora in building New India” is this time 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 Kumbh Mela and Republic Day.

PIOCCI Conference:

PIOCCI has planned to organize one day conference with theme : “Connecting with Indian Diaspora & leveraging their strengths for Developing Focus Sectors of Mutual Interest” on January 20, 2018 a day before 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 &NamamiGange( In association with Indian Federation of Green Energy)
  • Education & Skilling
  • Small & Medium Enterprises

Who will participate:

  • PIO/NRI delegates
  • Bioenergy companies
  • Education Institutes
  • Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Academician
  • Research Organisations
  • Government Officials & Policy Makers

Benefits of participation:

The participants will get an opportunity to understand and explore business opportunities in these sectors. Policy issues involved will also be presented. It will be an excellent platform to network and exchange information for engaging into long term business tieups.

Participation Fee:

PBD Registration + Conference + Membership: $200 per delegate + GST PIOCCI has worked out a combo package which includes participation in PBD*, One day conference on 20th and a membership of two years with PIOCCI. PIOCCI is entitled for a group discount from MEA and that benefit is being passed on delegates who register under this combo package. Conference alone (Only for Indian Delegates) : Rs 3000 + GST Delegates who are interested to participate only in one-day conference on 20th January only, can pay Rs 3000. This registration will not entitle them to participate in the main PBD