HomeImportant DaysPravasi Bharatiya Divas 2022: History, Theme

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2022: History, Theme

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2022: History, Theme – The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is observed on 9th January every year by the Republic of India. this day is also known as Non-Resident Indian Day.

  • The main purpose of this day is to mark the favours and contributions made by Non-Resident Indians towards the welfare and development of the country.
  • In 2022, India celebrates its 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: History

  • On this day, Mahatma Gandhi returned from South Africa to India in 1915 and led India’s freedom struggle.
  • Ministry of External Affairs also conducted a virtual youth PBD conference and its theme was ‘the role of the Indian diaspora.’
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas conventions were conducted on annual basis from 2003 till 2015.

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

  • The government of India also presents the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award the highest honour conferred on a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), a person of Indian origin or an organisation or institution run by these people.
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award is distributed to those who have made a significant contribution to a better understanding of India abroad or have supported the cause of India, the welfare of the local Indian community, and so on.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: FAQs

When is Pravasi Bharatiya Divas observed?

The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is observed on January 9th by the Republic of India

What is the Theme of the 2022 virtual youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference?

The Theme of the 2022 virtual youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference is ‘the role of the Indian diaspora.’

★★★★  You Can Also Read  ★★★★

Computer Awareness Quiz Questions Set (Banking)
Read Daily Current Affairs Topic Wise
Daily Current Affairs Quiz (Current GK Test)
Static Gk Quiz Questions and Answers

📣 Prepare Exams is now on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Channel, and Google News to get all the latest News first Like, Follow and bookmark our website @ PrepareExams.com.

For all the latest Updates, download PrepareExams App.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Advertisement

Latest Articles