KEN-Manipur delegate at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas(PBD) 2013 at Kochi, Kerala


Parvasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), the flagship event of the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, brings together the overseas Indian community over a three-day period from 7-9 January every year. PBD conventions are being held every year since 2003.

The eleventh Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention is being held at Hotel Le Meridien, Kochi, Kerala, India in January 7-9, 2013.

This year Dayanidhi Huidrom will attend the convention.

Brief profile of Dayanidhi Huidrom:

Dayanidhi Huidrom at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas(PBD) 2013 at Kochi, Kerala
Dayanidhi Huidrom at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas(PBD) 2013 at Kochi, Kerala

Dayanidhi Huidrom completed his master (human nutrition) from University of Manitoba, Canada. He works in various organisations before joining University of Manitoba. He was a senior fellow of National innovation foundation. He was also with Manipur University as a junior research fellow. Besides science, he also has lot of interest in social entrepreneurism particularly in the field of agriculture and food. He also had his masters in food technology from Central Food Technological Research Institute, India. He now runs an NGO (Society for Agriculture, Food and Innovation). He may be joining University of Manitoba again to pursue PhD.

He is an active member of Knowledge Exchange Network(KEN) Manipur.

We have requested Overseas Indian Facilitation Center (OIFC) to facilitate meetings with concerned ministers/officers and Dayanidhi to discuss on topics related to socio-economic development of Manipur during the convention, memorandum related to the topics will also be submitted.

PBD 2013 details can be found at

Thanks and Regards,
Lakshmikant Laikangbam
KEN coordinator
Boston, USA


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