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9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (RPBD) to be held in Los Angeles

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The Government will organize the 9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (RPBD) in Los Angeles, California in the United States of America on November 14-15.

Theme for RPBD

The Indian Diaspora: Defining a New Paradigm in India-US Relationship


RPBD is important Diaspora engagement meet conducted annually by the Government of India outside the country as part of a comprehensive programme to reach out to the growing Indian Diaspora community globally.

  • India and the USA share a growing partnership in almost all sectors and have made a significant impact in IT, medicine, academia, banking, hospitality, science and technology and also as entrepreneurs engaged in thriving small and medium businesses.
  • The RPBD Los Angeles will focus and build on these synergies and collaborations through seminars and discussions involving major stake holders on both sides.
  • The Overseas Indian Facilitation Center (OIFC), a PPP initiative between MOIA and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), will also hold a business to business conference on the sidelines of the RPBD on the 14th November.


The RPBD will be organized by the Consulate General of India, San Francisco, and the Embassy of India, Washington DC in collaboration with the major community organizations of People of Indian Origin in the USA and the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA).