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Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards-2023

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The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) is the highest honour conferred on overseas Indians. PBSA is conferred by the Hon’ble President of India as part of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention on Non-Resident Indians, Persons of Indian Origin or an organization/institution established and run by the Non-Resident Indians or Persons of Indian Origin in recognition of their outstanding achievements both in India and abroad.

The 17th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is scheduled to be held from 8–10 January 2023 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards will be conferred by the Hon’ble President of India at the PBD Convention in the valedictory session of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations.

A Jury-cum-Awards Committee, with Hon’ble Vice-President as the Chairman and Hon’ble External Affairs Minister as the Vice-Chair and other distinguished members from various walks of life considered the nominations for the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards, 2023 and unanimously selected the awardees. The awardees represent the excellence achieved by our diaspora in various fields. Following is the list of Awardees recommended by Jury-cum-Awards Committee for conferment of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award 2023:

Sr. No. Name Country Field

1

Prof. Jagadish Chennupati

Australia

Science & Technology/ Education

2

Prof. Sanjeev Mehta

Bhutan

Education

3

Prof. Dilip Loundo

Brazil

Art & Culture/Education

4

Dr. Alexander Maliakel John

Brunei Darussalam

Medicine

5

Dr. Vaikuntam Iyer Lakshmanan

Canada

Community Welfare

6

Mr. Joginder Singh Nijjar

Croatia

Art & Culture/Education

7

Prof. Ramjee Prasad

Denmark

Information Technology

8

Dr. Kannan Ambalam

Ethiopia

Community Welfare

9

Dr. Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay

Germany

Community Welfare/Medicine

10

H.E. Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali

Guyana

Politics/Community Welfare

11

Ms. Reena Vinod Pushkarna

Israel

Business/Community Welfare

12

Dr. Maqsooda Sarfi Shiotani

Japan

Education

13

Dr. Rajagopal

Mexico

Education

14

Mr. Amit Kailash Chandra Lath

Poland

Business/Community Welfare

15

Mr. Parmanand Sukhumal Daswani

Republic of Congo

Community Welfare

16

Mr. Piyush Gupta

Singapore

Business

17

Mr. Mohanlal Hira

South Africa

Community Welfare

18

Mr. Sanjaykumar Shivabhai Patel

South Sudan

Business/Community Welfare

19

Mr. Sivakumar Nadesan

Sri Lanka

Community Welfare

20

Dr. Dewanchandrebhose Sharman

Suriname

Community Welfare

21

Dr. Archana Sharma

Switzerland

Science & Technology

22

Justice Frank Arthur Seepersad

Trinidad & Tobago

Community Welfare/Education

23

Mr. Siddharth Balachandran

UAE

Business/Community Welfare

24

Mr. Chandrakant Babubhai Patel

UK

Media

25

Dr. Darshan Singh Dhaliwal

USA

Business/Community Welfare

26

Mr. Rajesh Subramaniam

USA

Business

27

Mr. Ashok Kumar Tiwary

Uzbekistan

Business

New Delhi
January 02, 2023

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