PravasiBharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) - 2023
The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) is the highest honour conferred on overseas Indians.
Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award (PBSA) is conferred on a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) or an organization/institution established and run by a PIO/NRI who has 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 the 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 contribution made towards India’s Development;
2. The Award shall carry a bilingual Sanad under the hand and the seal of the President of India in addition to a citation and a gold medallion.
3.PIO/NRI,who has made significant contribution in one of the above cited fields,are requested to send nomination by completing the nomination form. The completed nomination form with enclosures and summary may be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org followed by original hard copy on or before 25 April 2022to Harish Baxla, Consul(Consular) at Consulate General of India, Avenida Paulista 925, 7th Floor, Sao Paulo-01311-100. Gazette Notification giving details of the PBSA-2023, Summary of PBSA Nominee and Nomination Form for PBSA -2023 may be seen in the Download below.