On Gandhi Jayanti, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra and dedicated it to the Indian Diaspora. The event was shown through live webcast from 11.45 to 12.45 Hrs (NPT) on October 2, 2016 (16 Ashoj 2073) in the library of Consulate General of India, Birgunj. Several reputed NRI and PIO community in Birgunj witnessed the event along with Mrs. Anju Ranjan, Consul General and all India based officials. Consul General and the guests also remembered Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation on his 147th birth anniversary and offered floral tribute to his portrait. Later film Gandhi by Richard Attenborough was screened to the in-house audience of the Consulate.