EAM, Smt. Sushma Swaraj’s inviting overseas Indians to PBD



“Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora”
7 to 9 January 2017
Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre (BIEC)
10th Mile, Tumkur Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka

The Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, is organizing the 14th “Pravasi Bharatiya Divas” from 7 to 9 January 2017, in Bengaluru in partnership with the Government of Karnataka.


Details of Programme, Online Registration & Fees: pbdindia.gov.in

Highlights of PBD 2017

7 January 2017

  • Inaugural address Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Minister for External Affairs.
  • Session: Problems faced by Indian Students abroad and NRI Students in India.
  • Session: Start-ups & Innovations which have a Social Impact in India.
  • Session: Disruptive Innovations- Start-up Eco-system in Karnataka.
  • Cultural Programme: Showcasing Dance & Music of Karnataka.

8 January 2017

  • Keynote Address by Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi.
  • Chief Ministers Session: Some Chief Ministers to address delegates.
  • Session: Diaspora contributing to India’s Social & Dev. Efforts.
  • Session: Accelerating Tourism in India.
  • Cultural Programme: Showcasing Dance & Music of India.

9 January 2017

  • Session: Managing Emigration of Indian Workers to ECR countries
  • Session: Role of Diaspora in Transferring Knowledge and Encouraging Innovation
  • Session: Invest Karnataka – Innovate, Invent and Invest in Karnataka
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards – Conferred by President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee
  • 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention Concludes.


Other Attractions!!

Exhibition: Flagship programmes of Government; Opportunities in States for NRIs & PIOs; Schemes & programmes for Diaspora; Indian Craft & Culture Bazaar; and Corporate India.

B2B Meetings and B2G meetings with other delegates, exhibitors, Govt officials etc. for registered delegates.

Industrial visits on 7 and 10 Jan by Karnataka Udyog Mitra.

  • International Tech Park Ltd. (ITPL) & Export promotion Industrial Park (EPIP), Whitefield.
  • NASSCOM Start-up Warehouse, IANAI Mobile 10x Accelerator, Centre for Excellence for IOT, Domlur.
  • Bio- Innovati    on Centre & Infosys, Electronics City, Bengaluru.
  • Aerospace & Precision component manufacturing industries in Hitech, Defence & Aerospace Park.

Contact : md@kumbangalore.com/eo5@kumbangalore.com

Special Sight Seeing Tours by Karnataka Tourism to Srirangapatna & Mysore; Nagarahole Tiger Reserve and Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Mysore; Nandi Hills; Bannerghatta Biological Park etc.

* Special tour by  ‘Golden Chariot Luxury Train‘ to Mysore, Kabini & World Heritage site-Hampi.

Contact: info@karnatakaholidays.net

Special Rates for PBD ‘Registered’ Delegates in Bengaluru Hotels!

Registration Fees for PBD 2017

Special Registration Fees for Young Overseas Indians (18 to 35 years) : US$ 100 for 1 day; US$ 150 for 2 days; US$ 200 for 3 days.

Indian-origin persons (above 35 years) US$ 150 for one day; US$ 200 for 2 days and US$250 for 3 days.

Special Group Registration Fees (Details: pbdindia.gov.in) :

  • 10 to 20 members – 5%
  • 21 to 50 members – 10%
  • 51 to 75 members – 15%
  • 76 to 100 members – 20%
  • 101 to 150 members – 25%
  • 151 to 200 members – 35%
  • More than 200 members – 50%

Global Organization of Persons of Indian Origin (GOPIO): 50% Discount if more than 50 persons register. If less than 50 persons, normal group registration discounts apply.

For Online Registration and Payment: www.pbdindia.gov.in

Last date of registration: 7 December 2016.

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