Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2011 begins in Jaipur

The 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) 2012- global meet of Non Resident Indian (NRI) and People of Indian Origin (POIs)begins today in Jaipur. President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Ms Kamla Persad Bissessar, around 10 Union Ministers, Chief Ministers, and more than 1,500 delegates from 54 countries, would attend the three-day mega event which is themed on 'Global Indian-Inclusive Growth". Pre-conference seminars and other programmes would mark the beginning of the meet which would formally be inaugurated by Dr Singh on Sunday morning.