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Nominations for Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards (PBSA) - 2023

Consulate General of India

New York

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 by April 20, 2022. Original may be sent by post to the office of Deputy Consul General, 3 East, 64th street, New York, NY 10065.

Forms can be downloaded from below:

  1. Nomination form 2023
  2. PBSA Award Gazette Notification
  3. Format for Summary of PBSA Nominee