Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra

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    28th Feb, 2020


  • The Central government renamed the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra and Foreign Service Institute in the national capital after former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. 
  • While the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra has been renamed as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan, the Foreign Service Institute will be known as the Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service.
  • The announcement is being made on the eve of her birth anniversary falling on 14th February. 
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India on October 2, 2016. 

Sushma Swaraj, who was the External Affairs Minister in the previous BJP-led NDA government, passed away in August last year.


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