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Nominations for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) 2019

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High Commission of India

Nominations for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) – 2019

          The Government of India invites nominations for the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) – 2019 from Persons of Indian Origin and Non-Resident Indians or organizations/institutions established and run by PIO/NRI who have made significant contribution in anyone of the following fields:

For Achievements Abroad:

    (a) Better understanding 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);

For Achievements within India:

          (a) Philanthropic investments and charitable work in India; and

          (b) For contributions made towards India’s Development.

2.       The Award shall carry a bilingual Sanad under hand and the seal of the President of India in addition to a citation, a gold medallion and a miniature of the medallion in the form of a lapel pin.

3.       Nomination has also been allowed for PBSA-2019. Completed nomination forms and enclosures may be sent directly to the Ministry of External Affairs through e-mail pbsaward@mea.gov.in. Gazette Notification giving details of the PBSA-2019 and nomination form may be seen in the in the downloadable attachments below.

PBSA Nomination form

Gazette Notification - PBSA (27 Mar 2018)