NRI Institute celebrated the Pravasi Divas, 2009 in New Delhi. The 3-day event was held at different venues from 9 – 11 January and provided a platform for the Delegates of Pravasi Divas to interact with leaders, entrepreneurs and bureaucrats on important issues concerning the Diaspora all over the world. The British High Commissioner to India H E Sir Richard Stagg hosted Dinner for the Delegates at his residence 2, Rajaji Marg. Kavita Dwivedi, a famous Odissi Dancer performed at the event. The event was attended by more than 200 guests including Lord Khalid Hameed, Baroness Verma, Election Commissioner of India S Y Qureshi and Former Foreign Secretary M K Rasgotra. The Chairman of the Law Commission, Dr Justice A R Lakshmanan inaugurated the Conference on 10th January at Hotel The Lalit. Eminent speakers were Tarlochan Singh M P, Baroness Sandip Verma (UK) and others.