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Know India Program (KIP)


"        KIP is an engagement programme for Diaspora youth (between the age of 18-30 years) of Indian origin (PIO) to introduce them to India and promote awareness about different facets of Indian life, our cultural heritage, art and various aspects of contemporary India. This programme is open to youth of Indian origin (excluding non-resident Indians) with preference to those from Girmitiya countries (Mauritius, Fiji, Suriname, Guyana, T&T, Jamaica etc.). The programme has been in existence since 2003.

The KIP is of 25 days programme together with 10 days tour to one or two partner State.

2.        In its series, the Government has decided to organize 06 KIPs during the Financial year 2019-20. Out of these 6 KIPs, the Government has already announced 3 Know India Programmes on the KIP portal on 30th May 2019. The schedule of the these KIPs is,as under:-

S. No. No. of KIP Partner State Duration of the whole KIP in India Schedule for visiting Partner State. Last date of online submission of applications on KIP Portal.
1 54th KIP Punjab, and Haryana. 1st August to 25th August , 2019 Punjab – 6 August to 10th August, 2019; &
Haryana -10th August to 15th August, 2019.
30th June, 2019.
2 55th KIP Goa 3rd September to 27th September, 2019. 7th September to 16th September, 2019 30th July, 2019.
3 56th KIP Kerala, 1st October to 25th October, 2019. 5th October to 14th October, 2019. 30th August, 2019