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Nominations invited for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) 2021

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Nominations invited for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) 2021

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) is the highest honour conferred on overseas Indians. PBSA is conferred on Persons of Indian Origin and Non-Resident Indians or an organization / institution established and run by a PIO / NRI who have made significant contribution in any one 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 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; or

(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;

(b)  For contributions made towards India’s development;

The members of Indian Community willing to nominate someone or self-nominate for PBSA 2021 may please submit the hard copy of filled nomination form to the Embassy latest by 10th Match 2020. For more information you may please contact the Embassy at indembassy.muscat@mea.gov.in or 24684517.

o   Corrigendum to the Gazette notification related to Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, 2019 (Click here to view)

o   Gazette notification for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) 31st August, 2018  (Click here to view)

o   Nomination form   (Click here to view PDF titled- form.pdf)

o   Nomination form (Click here to view)