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Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (RPBD)

The Ministry organizes Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (RPBD) periodically outside India to connect with the Indian Diaspora in specific regions, familiarize them with the policies and programmes of the Government, enable them to contribute to India’s development and growth, and address their concerns.

The 8th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (RPBD) Convention was organized in London during October 16 to 18, 2014 with External Affairs Minister leading the delegation. The 9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (RPBD) Convention was organized in Los Angeles, California (USA) during 14 - 15 November, 2015 with Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs, General V.K. Singh leading the delegation.