Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas hosted by Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India in association with NRI orgs and Indian Consulate at San Francisco concluded the event on Sunday, the Nov 15th at Los Angeles. The 2-Day event was to be inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister Ms Sushma Swaraj but couldn’t make it due to the Paris incident. However next day her junior Minister Mr. VK Singh addressed the session. Event was booked to the full capacity with about 1300 delegates despite cricket match and other community events in Los Angeles area same day. Many NRIs investors, businesses participated in the B2B sessions. Representatives of states of Telangana, AP, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Haryana took part in the event to attract investments to their respective states. Telangana was the only state lead by a Ministerial lead delegation while others represented by bureaucrats. Andhra Pradesh team was lead by Chief Secretary Krishna Rao. Telangana state was lead by Shri Jupally Krishna Rao, Minister of Industries, Sugar and Handlooms. Rao seized the opportunity to showcase the youngest state of India – Telangana as an ultimate destination for the investment with better infrastructure, natural resources, transparent & investor friendly pro-active govt. He emphasised with web based iPass introduced by T Govt one can get a permit within 15 days without running around offices, seeking political and/or bureaucrat favors thus eliminating the scope for corruption. He also said with Incubator project and T Hub even small entrepreneurs and startups provided with ready office space, business infrastructure and financial support to kick start their operations. Rao, also stated Telangana with abundant land, natural water/mineral resources, perfect climate, continuous power supply, better roads, health care facilities, top class educational institutions and tourist attractions provides an excellent investment opportunity for the NRIs and foreign investors. He also reiterated Telangana govt efforts encouraging investments in IT, Engineering, Biotech, Healthcare, Pharma, Medical Devices, Digital, Tourism, Agriculture, renewable energy, Textile and Aviation Industries sectors.