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Announcement of three “Know India Programmes” (KIPs)

Posted on: June 17, 2019 | Back | Print

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 aspect 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 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. Indian youth diaspora can apply online on the KIP portal https://www.kip.gov.in/. Ministry’s guidelines are also available on the KIP portal (https://kip.gov.in/home/guidelines).