41st, 42nd, 43rd and 44th Know India Program (KIP)
Know India Programme KIP is an engagement programme for Diaspora youths (between the ageof 18-30 years) of Indian origin to introduce them to India and promote awareness about different facets of Indian life, our cultural heritage, art and the transformation taking place in India. This programme is open to youth of Indian origin (excluding non-resident Indians). Details guidelines on eligibility/selection criteria, assistance provided and Role /responsibilities etc are available at the Ministry’s link : http://www.kip.gov.in/ and http://www.mea.gov.in/know-india-programme.html .
This year i.e. in 2017-18, Ministry will organise six KIPs with participation of 40 overseas Indians in each programme. The schedule of KIPs ( in 2017) are as under.
|41st KIP||3-27 September 2017||Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh|
|42nd KIP||1-25 October 2017||Jharkhand & Chhattisgarh|
|43rd KIP||1-25 November 2017||Meghalaya& Assam|
|44th KIP||29 Nov -23 Dec 2017||AndhraPradesh & Telangana|
Indian-origin youth can submit applications online (http://www.kip.gov.in) for the following first four KIPs to be held in 2017 i.e. 41, 42, 43 & 44. Applications can be submitted ONLINE (www.kip.gov.in/) by the overseas Indians from 23 June to 21 July 2017.