Call Our Travel Experts

Select Country

Call Our Travel Experts

Asia & Rest of the world

Close

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


Jointly, organized by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) Government of India, and the Confederation of Indian Industry, (CII) - Pravasi Bhartiya Divas is an annual event celebrating the achievements of the Indian Diaspora. This international event in India is celebrated to develop productive interaction of the Indian Diaspora with India. The latest Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was held during 6–7 January 2018 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is an annual affair and was first celebrated in the year 2003. Every year the event is celebrated on 9 January by the Republic of India to respect the overseas Indian community and their work towards the development of India. The particular date was marked as it the day of the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9 January 1915.

Creating a consciousness of 'Global Indian family' was the main achievement and highlight of the first Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. Close interaction of the Indian Diaspora with the Central and State government to define new policy initiatives for the Diaspora and exploring business opportunities in India within the Diaspora were the important objectives of the second Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. Preparing a global network of the younger generation of the Indian Diaspora spread across the world was another major objective of the event.

At present, there are 64 offices in India and 9 overseas offices in Austria, Australia, France, China, Singapore, Japan, USA, UK and Germany. The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Community has partnered 211 organizations which behave as its counterparts. These are spanned over 81 countries.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is celebrated on a large scale as Indian Diaspora from all over the world come to participate in the event. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is attended by not only large number of foreign delegates but also, an equal number of domestic participants.

Eminent NRIs/PIOs are also felicitated for their achievements with Pravasi Bharatiya Samman on this occasion. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is a big event, which involves not only speeches and conferences but also exhibitions, food fests and entertainment evenings. 

All International Events in India

Event Name Location Event Date
GEO India Greater Noida 16th - 18th Jan, 2017
Sparkle International Surat 19th - 22nd Jan, 2017
Surat International Auto Expo Surat 26th - 29th Jan, 2017
Tooltech Bengaluru 26th - 1st Feb, 2017
IILF - India International Leather Fair Chennai 31st - 3rd Feb, 2017
Aero India Show Karnataka 14th - 18th Feb, 2017
Chemtech World Expo Mumbai 14th - 17th Feb, 2017
Industry Automation & Control Mumbai 14th - 17th Feb, 2017
Chemicals & Petrochemicals Expo Mumbai 14th - 17th Feb, 2017
International Flora Expo Pune 24th - 26th Feb, 2017
DELHIWOOD Greater Noida 1st - 4th Mar, 2017
India International Cycle Expo Ludhiana 3rd - 5th Mar, 2017
ACMA Automechanika-New Delhi New Delhi 21st - 24th Mar, 2017
Knit World Ludhiana 24th - 27th Mar, 2017
India Steel Mumbai 19th - 21st Apr, 2017
Building Materials Expo Chennai 26th - 28th May, 2017
INTEC Coimbatore 1st - 5th Jun, 2017
SPS Automation India Mumbai 8th - 10th Jun, 2017
India Plast New Delhi 8th - 11th Jul, 2017
Tyrexpo India Chennai 11th - 13th Jul, 2017
INDIA AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY FAIR (IATF) Mumbai 9th - 12th Aug, 2017
INMEX India Mumbai 3rd - 5th Sep, 2017
Paperex New Delhi 1st - 4th Nov, 2017
International Mining Exhibition (IME) Kolkata 8th - 11th Nov, 2017
Plast India Gandhinagar, Gujarat 7th - 12th Feb, 2018
Auto Expo Components New Delhi 8th - 11th Feb, 2018
21st India International Seafood Show Goa 10th - 12th Feb, 2018
ACMEE - International Machine Tools and Auto Chennai 21st - 25th Jun, 2018