"Know India" program for youth

8/30/2019 9:55 PM

"Know India" program for youth
Embassy of India
Washington DC


Dear Friend,
Since 2004, the Government of India has been organizing "Know India Programmes" (KIPs) for the Indian youth diaspora in the age group of 18-30, with an objective to connect them with their motherland and to give them an exposure about the various aspects of contemporary India's form of Art, Culture and heritage etc. 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 6 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
3.         You are requested to bring this to the notice of young Indian diaspora with a view to apprise them about applying online  on the KIP portal. It may also be noted that only those applications, received on the Portal, which have been filled in, in accordance with Ministry's guidelines would be shortlisted for further course of action.  The website of the KIP portal is  www.kip.gov.in
4.         It may also be noted that "if the said applicant had already visited India under any of the scheme funded by the Government of India, the application of an applicant will not be considered for these KIPs".

Warm regards,
Anurag Kumar
Minister (Community Affairs)
Embassy of India
Washington DC
Email:        minca.washington@mea.gov.in

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