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17th Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023: The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman (Overseas Indian Honour/Award), established by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs of the Government of India in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day), is the highest Indian award for Non-Resident Indians and Overseas Citizens of India, or an organisation or institution founded and run by Non-Resident Indians or Persons of Indian Origin. The Indian President bestows the honour. The Government of India decided to only give the prize once every two years in 2016, which resulted in a doubling of the number of recipients each year to 30. Read th article further and discover the list of oversea Indians chosen for 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023 and its theme.

17th Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023

The Indian government has selected 27 Indians who currently reside abroad for the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA), honouring them for remarkable accomplishments both domestically and internationally. The accolade is given to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs), or organisations and institutions founded and managed by them. It is the highest distinction given to Indians who reside outside of India.

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar served as the jury’s chairman, and Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar served as its vice-chair, in addition to other esteemed figures from other disciplines. President Droupadi Murmu will present the prizes to the deserving individuals during the 17th annual PBSA, which will take place from January 8–10 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

The list of 27 Indians chosen for honor are:

Jagadish ChennupatiAustraliaScience & Technology/ Education
Sanjeev MehtaBhutanEducation
Dilip Loundo BrazilArt & Culture/Education
Alexander Maliakel John Brunei DarussalamMedicine
Vaikuntam Iyer Lakshmanan CanadaCommunity Welfare
Joginder Singh NijjarCroatiaArt & Culture/Education
Ramjee Prasad DenmarkInformation Technology
Kannan AmbalamEthiopiaCommunity Welfare
Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay Community Welfare/MedicineGermany
Mohamed Irfaan Ali (Guyana President)GuyanaPolitics/Community Welfare
Reena Vinod Pushkarna IsraelBusiness/Community Welfare
Maqsooda Sarfi ShiotaniJapanEducation
Rajagopal MexicoEducation
Amit Kailash Chandra Lath PolandBusiness/Community Welfare
Parmanand Sukhumal Daswani Republic of CongoCommunity Welfare
Piyush Gupta SingaporeBusiness
Mohanlal Hira South AfricaCommunity Welfare
Sanjaykumar Shivabhai PatelSouth SudanBusiness/Community Welfare
Sivakumar Nadesan Sri LankaCommunity Welfare
Dewanchandrebhose Sharman SurinameCommunity Welfare
Archana Sharma SwitzerlandScience & Technology
Frank Arthur SeepersadTrinidad & TobagoCommunity Welfare/Education
Siddharth Balachandran UAEBusiness/Community Welfare
Chandrakant Babubhai PatelUKMedia
Darshan Singh DhaliwalUSABusiness/Community Welfare
Rajesh SubramaniamUSABusiness
Ashok Kumar Tiwary UzbekistanBusiness

Theme for 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023

The theme of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 will be “Diaspora: Reliable Partners for India’s Progress in Amrit Kaal,” according to the Ministry of External Affairs. This subject emphasises the significance of the Indian diaspora in advancing India.

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About 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award

As part of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, the President awards the PBSA to non-resident Indians (NRIs), people of Indian origin (PIOs), or organisations founded and maintained by NRIs or PIOs in appreciation of their exceptional accomplishments in India and abroad. PBD is organised every two years in order to improve the connection between the Indian population living abroad and India and to help them rediscover their roots.

For International Successes

  • Better awareness of India abroad; 
  • Practical support for India’s interests and issues;
  • Fostering tighter ties between India, the overseas Indian community, and the countries where they live;
  • Welfare of the local Indian community; 
  • Social and humanitarian concerns in India or overseas;
  • Humanitarian and philanthropic endeavours;
  • Excellence in one’s field or exceptional work that has raised the profile of India in the country in which one resides, or excellence in skills that have raised the profile of India in that country (for non-professional workers).

For Accomplishments Within India

  • humanitarian effort and philanthropic investments in India; 
  • For contributions made to India’s growth.

FAQs on 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023

Where will the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas be held in 2023?

The 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 Convention will take place from January 8–10 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

When was the first Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held?

Atal Bihari Vajpayee accepted the Committee’s findings during a public event held at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on January 8, 2002, and on January 9, 2002, he declared the “Pravasi Bharatiya Divas” (PBD).

What is the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’s theme?

The subject of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2023 will be “Diaspora: Reliable Partners for India’s Progress in Amrit Kaal,” according to the Ministry of External Affairs. The significance of the Indian diaspora in advancing India is emphasized by this theme.

Who Chooses PBSA Awardees?

A jury-cum-awards committee with the vice president as chair selects the PBSA award winners. The panel’s other members come from varied backgrounds, and the external affairs minister serves as the panel’s vice-chair. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award nominees are chosen by the committee after consideration of the nominations.

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