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The Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, has invited nominations for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) 2019, which is conferred on a Non-Resident Indian or Person of Indian Origin or an organization/institution established and run by Non-Resident Indians/Persons of Indian Origin, who has made significant contribution in any one of the following fields :
(a)  Better understanding abroad of India;
(b)  Support to India’s causes and concerns in a tangible way;
(c)  Building closer links between India, the overseas Indian community and their country of residence;
(d)  Social and humanitarian causes in India or abroad;
(e)  Welfare of the local Indian community;
(f)   Philanthropic and charitable work;
(g)  Eminence in one’s field or outstanding work, which has enhanced India’s prestige in the country of residence;
(h)  Eminence in skills which has enhanced India’s prestige in that country (for non-professional workers).
        The complete nomination form may be sent to the email by 31st  August 2018 : and the hard copy at the following address: Dr. Manoj Kumar Mohapatra, Joint Secretary (OIA-II), Ministry of External Affairs, Room No.916, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021, India. Incomplete nomination form will not be entertained. The detailed information may be seen at :
            Click here for the form