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Nominations for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) - 2023

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Consulate General of India
San Francisco

Nominations for PravasiBharatiya Samman Awards
(PBSA) - 2023

The PravasiBharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) is the honour conferred on overseas Indians. PBSA is conferred by the President of India as a part of the PravasiBharatiya Divas (PBD) Conventions on a Non-Resident Indian, Person of Indian Origin or an organization or institution established and run by the Non-Resident Indians or Persons of Indian Origin, who has made significant contribution in any one of the following fields :

For Achievements Abroad
Better understanding abroad of India;
Support to India’s causes and concerns in a tangible way;
Building closer links between India, the overseas Indian community and their country of residence;
Social and humanitarian causes in India or abroad;
Welfare of the local Indian community;
Philanthropic and charitable work;
Eminence in one’s field or outstanding work, which has enhanced India’s prestige in the country of residence; or
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 contribution made towards India’s development.

Self-nomination has also been allowed for PBSA-2023. Nomination forms and enclosures (Gazette Notification and Summary Form) may be sent to  hoc.sf@mea.gov.in by June 30, 2022. Original may be sent by post to the office of Consul (HOC)  540 Arguello Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94118 .

Forms can be downloaded from below:
Nomination form 2023
PBSA Award Gazette Notification
Format for Summary of PBSA Nominee