Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awardees felicitated at India House

The Pravasi Bhartiya Samman is the highest government honour conferred upon overseas Indians to recognise their outstanding efforts in their respective fields.

Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awardees felicitated at India House
Indian ambassador to the United States - Taranjit Singh Sandhu presented the awards. Image - Twitte

Indian ambassador to the United States, Taranjit Singh Sandhu presented the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award to the Indian American recipients of the honour this year. The felicitation was held at India House, the Ambassador’s residence in Washington DC.

In his address during the event the ambassador remarked that the Indian diaspora was a ‘living bridge’ connecting the people of India and America. "The vibrant Indian American diaspora, that has made a mark in diverse fields, is a key pillar of strength in India-US ties," the ambassador said in a tweet.