Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, Indore, India
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) was organized this year from 8th Jan to 10th Jan 2023 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. During the Convention, selected overseas Indians were honored with the prestigious Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award to recognize their contributions to various fields both in India and abroad. Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was the Chief guest who inaugurated the 17th PBD Convention. Dr. Mrs. Santosh Kumar attended the function along with other leaders from various fields like Padmashri awardee Soma Ghosh, who is specialized in classical Singing, and Dr. Renu Raj from London, Mr. Sunil Shah, Mr. Neil Khot from Chicago. Hon’ble Minister for External Affairs, Dr. S. Jaishankar, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Hon’ble Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, H.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Republic of Suriname, H.E. Mr. Chandrikapersad Santokhi were few renowned personnels who were invited to the PBD.